Top Wine Regions of Spain

A vacation to Spain wouldn’t be complete without enjoying some of the amazing wines.

There are more than sixty wine regions to tempt the visitor.

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So much wine and so little time, so where to start?

Here are five of the top regions to explore:

Rioja
Located in northern Spain, south of Bilboa with Haro at it’s capital.
Visit vineyards surrounded by medival cities, mountains and lush valleys.
It’s namesake, Rioja is the well known throughout the world.

Penedès
Just west of the often visited Barcelona, this Catalonian region is one of the oldest in the country.
Cava is popular here, which is the Spanish sparkling wine version of France’s Champagne and Italy’s Prosecco. 

Jerez
In the south Andalusia is home to the historic regions of Seville, Cordoba and Cadiz.
Sherry lovers will especially love this region.

Ribera del Duero
Situated on the northern plateau area of Castilla y Leon, 150 kilometres from Madrid.
Wine making is over 2,000 years old in this region.
The Tempranillo grape is the most prominent for red wine in this region.

Rias-Baixas|
The Galicia region along the Atlantic coast is familiar to those who travel to Santiago de Compostela.
White wine from the Albariño grape is popular in this scenic region.
It certainly goes well with the abundant seafood.

 

Top wine regions of Spain

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