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The production of fine wines and sparkling wine in Brazil was historically located in the southern part of the country, region of Serra Gaucha, in temperate climates. Vale dos Vinhedos (which means valley of vines) is a Brazilian geographical indications for wines, which represents an entire wine region created by ministerial decree. It is located in the Sierra Gaucha, between the cities of Bento Gonçalves, Garibaldi and Monte Belo do Sul, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Founded in 2002, the Vale dos Vinhedos is the first indication of wine origin recognized in Brazil. It produces wines that must be made from varieties grown and processed in the region. They grow Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Tannat, among other varieties.
The valley of Vale dos Vinhedos has a total area of 83,123 km ², of which 26% is land occupied by vineyards. The average altitude is 743 meters and the average temperatures vary between 16 ° and 18 ° C.
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