The "Terra Alta" is the southernmost wine region of Catalonia, a Mediterranean tradition and ancient history. It is located south west of Catalonia, between the Ebro River and the border with Aragon. The landscape in the mountains are limestone Port of Horta, the Sierra and the Sierra Pàndols Horse. These formations explain many of the peculiarities of the region and the origin of the two landscape units minded wine: The Plain and Plateau. The altitude above sea level is such farmland is between 350 and 500 meters, so the name "Terra Alta" just fine given the perspective of the region obtained from the River Ebro depression.
Terra Alta achieved public recognition by the distinctive designation of origin (DO) officially in May 1982, after ten years of provisional.
The set of characteristics and values associated with the DO "Terra Alta" result in an authentic wine region, where land, vineyards, wine and people become a major tourist attraction.