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

Rioja Wines

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 Wines

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 del Duero Wines

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 Wines

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 Wines

Toro

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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Catalunya

Catalunya

Catalunya is best known for Cava.

Cava is known as the Spanish version of Champagne.

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Penedès

Penedès

Penedès is best known for Cava.

Cava is known as the Spanish version of Champagne.

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Galicia

Galicia

Galicia is a region in north-west Spain.

There are 5 Denominacións de Orixe (DO) in Galicia:

  • Monterrei
  • Rías Baixas
  • Ribeira Sacra
  • Ribeiro
  • Valdeorras

Rias Baixas (lower Rias), close to the border of Portugal, is known to produce the best Albariño in the world. In Portugal the same grape is called Alvarinho.

Ribeira Sacra is best known for dry red wines from the Mencia grape.

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Valencia Wines

Valencia

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

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Andalusia

Andalucia

Andalucia is best known for Sherry.

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Lanzarote

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