Rioja Alavesa - Consejo Regulador DOCa Rioja - Riojawine

Southern Álava

Rioja Alavesa is a zone of the DOCa that extends over little more than 300 square kilometres in the south of the province of Álava on the north bank of the River Ebro. It consists of 18 municipalities.

Its land with mainly clay-limestone soils is divided into terraces and small plots. The climate has an Atlantic influence and it is dry and sunny.