The area of Las Arribes del Duero presents the ideal conditions for growing vineyards: Mediterranean weather in the hillsides and valleys, granite and slate soils, a Little bit sandy. On these soils, the local winemakers have been able to grow grapevines of a strong flavour.
The designation of origin “Sierra de Salamanca” is located in the south-east of the province, with a production surface of about 500 km2. This is the last Protected Designation of Origin registered in Spain and one of the smallest ones.
The Casa del Canónigo, which is a building built in the 18th century with its cellar, houses this modern centre devoted to the cultura of wine. The building was erected promoted by D.
The visit is developed in two places, a museum and a traditional cellar. The museum is located in an old spirits distillery Some old machines are still kept and there are some interpretative and audiovisual panels.