The CERVIM, Centre for Research, Environmental Sustainability and Advancement of Mountain Viticulture, is an international organisation set up for the specific purpose of promoting and protecting the heroic viticulture.
That is why the Scientific an Thechnical Committee of the centre defined the criteria to idenfify this viticultuire:
- Vineyard sites at altitudes over 500 meters (1600 feet).
- Vines planted on slopes greater than 30%.
- Vines planted on terraces or embankments.
- Vines planted on small islands in difficult growing conditions.