Cards of Wine

Spanish Wine Regions

Spain

Spanish Varieties 2017

Airén
217 000 hectares
Tempranillo
203 000
Bobal
62 000
Garnacha
62 000
Viura
46 000
Monastrell
43 000
Alicante H.Bouschet
26 000
Pardina
25 000
Cabernet Sauvignon
9 000
Syrah
9 000

Wine Regions

Rioja

Rioja

Rioja is a famous wine region in the north-central part of Spain.

The region is best known for the red Rioja Wine.

Rioja is a blend of the indigenous grape of Spain, Tempranillo, along with other fruity additives like Garancha, Mazuelo, and Graciano.

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Navarra

Navarra is located north of Rioja.

The wines from Navarra are similar to those of Rioja but less expensive.

Navarra is best known for the dry rosé wine Navarra Rosado.

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Ribera di Duero

Ribera del Duero

Ribera del Duero is a wine region that boasts quality red wines.

The region attracts wine-lovers from around the globe with Tempranillo wines.

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Rueda

Rueda

The Rueda wine region is located in the dry regions of Castilla y Leon.

The vines in this region have to work hard to grow and you can taste this in the White Rueda made mainly from the Verdejo grape.

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Toro

Rueda

Toro is located in the same dry regions as Rueda (Castilla y Leon).

Due to high temperatures, sunshine, and low rainfall the area produces strong, high-alcohol wines.

Tempranillo is the dominant grape. It is locally known as Tinta de Toro.

Some Garnacha is grown for use in Toro Rosado, as well as some Malvasia Blanca and Verdejo for use in white Toro Blanco.

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Penedes Catalonia

Penedès

Penedes is best known for Cava.

Cava is known as the Spanish version of Champagne.

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Rias Baixas

Galicia

Rias Baixas (lower Rias) is located in the Galicia region north-west Spain.

The area is known to produce the best Albariño wines.

Rias Baixias is close to Portugal where the same grape is called Alvarinho.

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Valencia

Galicia

Valencia is a small wine region located at the sunny east coast of Spain.

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Jerez Andalusia

Andalucia

Valencia is a small wine region located at the sunny east coast of Spain.

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Lanzarote

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