Spain

 

WITH OVER 3,000 YEARS OF WINEMAKING HISTORY, TODAY’S SPANISH WINES COMBINE BOTH TRADITIONAL AND MODERN WINEMAKING PRACTICES. SPANISH WINES ARE OFTEN REFERRED TO BY THE REGION, SUCH AS RIOJA OR PRIORAT, OVER THE GRAPE TYPE ITSELF. WITH OVER 65 WINE REGIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, SPAIN PRODUCES AN ARRAY OF WINE STYLES AT VARYING PRICE POINTS. EACH REGION HAS THEIR OWN LAWS AND TRADITIONS UNDER WHICH WINE IS PRODUCED.  


Key Regions: Rioja, La Mancha, Penedès, Ribera del Duero, Priorat, Jumilla

Wine Styles: White, Rosé, Red, Sparkling, Fortified

Key White Grapes: Albarino, Macabeo, Pedro Ximénez, Verdejo, Chardonnay

Key Red Grapes: Tempranillo, Garnacha, Monastrell, Cariñena