More than 200 years ago, the Romans introduced in this region the Wine Grape Growing. During the Medieval Ages it was a continued activity carried out by the different monastic orders that settled down in the confluence of the Miño and Sil.  It is for this reason that, at present, it is possible to find numerous churches and monasteries worth visiting. In this spectacular and rugged scenery, characterized by the narrowness of different rivers in deep canyons, has emerged one of the most important Wine Producing regions in Galicia, labelled with the Appellation of Origin (D.O.) “Ribeira Sacra”
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