Wine regions:Central Valley of TarijaValley of CintiValleys of Santa Cruz

The main varieties planted in the central Valley of Tarija are Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Malbec, Tannat, Garnacha and Barbera in reds and Muscat of Alexandria, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Franc Colombard and Chenin Blanc in whites. As much as 93% of the total grapes production in Bolivia is produced in the Central Valley of Tarija. As a result, 5.7 Million liters of wine or 97% of all the Bolivian Wine is also produced in Tarija by about 25 wineries of which 6 wineries concentrate the majority of the wine production. 4 Wineries concentrate the production of 4 Million liters of singani.

The Central Valley of Tarija is located in the region of Tarija in the southern part of Bolivia bordering with Argentina between the latitudes 21.20º and 21.58º south. Most of the vineyards are concentrated in the provinces of Aviles and Cercado with small vineyards in the provinces of Arce and Mendez. Irrigation water comes from the rivers Camacho, Guadalquivir and Santa Ana as well as from the San Jacinto dam that feeds from the Tolomosa River. All rivers form later the Tarija River which is part of the basin of La Plata.

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Facts and figures
LITRES PRODUCED ANNUALLY
5,700,000
HECTARES OF VINEYARDS
2,400
GRAPE VARIETIES
Barbera
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Garnacha
Malbec
Marselan
Merlot
Muscat of Alexandria
Parrellada
Pinot Meunier
Sauvignon Blanc
Syrah
Tempranillo
Torrontes
Ugni Blanc
Xarello
MILLIMETERS AVERAGE RAINFALL ANNUALLY
550
DID YOU KNOW THAT…
93% of all winegrapes grown in Bolivia are produced in Tarija
Altitude of region
Between 1,600 to above 2,100 meters above sea level

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