Spanish Wine

Spain is one of the word’s largest wine-producing regions. It comprises most of the Iberian Peninsula with a divergence of cultures, climates and, por supuesto, types of wine. There are many notable styles from all over the country, ranging from traditional viticulture to modern and methodical, to rustic, value driven and food friendly young table wines to well aged prized vintages. Not to mention some venerable expressions of methode champenoise and the range of dessert, sherries and fortified wines from salty, dry Manzanillas to candylike Pedro Ximinez soleras. 

Spain currently has 70 government approved wine regions such as Catalunya, Rias Baixas, Ribera del Duero, Priorat, Rueda, Jumilla, Bierzo, Cava and Jerez. Popular indigenous red varietals include Tempranillo (which has many local derivations), Cariñena, Garnacha, Monastrell and Mencia. Popular indigenous whites include Albariño, Verdejo, Macabeo, Xarel-lo and Paralleda (the latter three comprising the ingredients Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Spain View all

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

  • Verdejo

    History of the grape: Verdejo has existed in the region for centuries, thought to have first been planted by the Moor...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Albariño

    History of the grape: Legend has it that Cluny monks from Burgundy brought the parentage of the grape, either Rieslin...

Subregions of Spain

  • Aragón

      This region, rich in history, was once the home of celebrated 16th century royals Ferdinan...

  • Catalonia

      Catalunya (Catalonia in Spanish) is located in the north-east of the Iberian Peninsula and...

  • Catalunya

      Catalunya (Catalonia in Spanish) is located in the north-east of the Iberian Peninsula and...

  • Galicia

    Located on the northwest corner of Spain, Galicia is just under Portugal, along the Atlantic Oc...

  • Rioja

    The Rioja region of Spain produces one of the world’s finest, and most long lived wines: Rioja. R...

  • Alicanté

      Alicante is part of the Comunidad de Valenciana region, named for the town on the Mediterr...

  • Almansa

  • Andalucía

      The home of Flamenco and Moorish architecture is the southernmost wine-making area in Spai...

Popular Wineries in Spain View all

  • Herederos Del Marques de Riscal

    Wines of the Herederos de Marqués de Riscal has always been a leading and pioneering company in t...

  • Raimat

    We like what we make, wines with character. That's why we have continued to do so since 1914. And...

  • Bodegas Muriel

    Bodegas Muriel markets the brands Muriel, Vina Muriel, Baron de Barbon, Solariego, El Somo and Mo...

  • Bodegas Ondarre,S.A.

    Bodegas Ondarre, founded in 1986, belongs to the Bodegas Olarra Group, one of the most famous nam...

  • Marqués de Griñon

    The Marqués de Griñon estate, in the family since 1292, was the first in Spain to be granted its ...

  • Bodegas El Nido

    Bodegas El Nido is a collaborative wine brand created by Australian enologist Chris Ringland, S...

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Spain on Snooth

  • No I don't - I guessed France since there are so many renovations going on there and Spain.  I was thinking it was a fairly recent up grade to a place you had memories of visiting.  Other than that.... If those thoughts are remotely correct, I envy you the visit - it's impressive to say the least.115 Read More

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  • Bodegas Borsao Borsao Garnacha 2015

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    It's like teddy bear - big, soft and lightweight! Read More

    Wine review by ApelsecS


  • Evodia Garnacha 2014

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    let it breathe - after decanting it gives barberry, pomelo, soft vanilla tone and fragrance of a broken tree twig that becomes brighter after a while. Mid-Soft beginning and more bright, aggressive ending. Not perfect but definitely very interesting to explore wine. Read More

    Wine review by ApelsecS


  • When I had a short break in Gibraltar a few years ago and I went to their ... ... Tio Pepe estate in southern Spain or one by boat across to Tangeir. I chose Morocco as many of those who had been on the Tio Pepe trip a couple of days previously returned considerably the worse for dri Read More

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  • Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2015

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    Too dry for my tastes. Good price point. Lots of flavor. Read More

    Wine review by connie7899


  • Me! But more often in the fino direction than Pedro Ximenex or even ... you been to southern Spain Read More

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  • No DMCKER, I have not been in Spain, althought Sherry country is part of my dream wine trip. I love Fino too, specially Tio Pepe, reliable and here it is very easy to find. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Murviedro Cepas Viejas Merseguera Valencia 2015

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • Botani Muscato 2014

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    Best off dry moscato from Spain I've ever had. Good apple, minerality, a hint of nuttiness, citrus and good acidity. 88 points - drink now - Paul Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Pleyades Garnacha

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    Good wine overall, but a bit too dry for my palate. Black fruit, spice. Read More

    Wine review by connie7899


  • A knowledgeable wine merchant told me: "if you want to know Garancha, this is it". I found it in Bielsa Campo de Borja Garancha, 2008. Great extract, aromas and mouth feel with pepper always following, this young wine was ripe fruit with balance. A great value out of the Zaragoza province near Aragon.

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  • the best

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  • Have you ever heard of HABLA wines? Well... get ready. You will! Sergio Correa, Barcelona.

    Comment by 318133Sergio Correa 318133 Sergio Correa


  • FINCA ANTIGUA GRANACHA 2006

    Comment by 314727CARLOS ROY 314727 CARLOS ROY


  • check out 2005 corte real Cab y Tempranillo at www.vinexsa.com inexpensive, opens quickly, better than fair value for the price

    Comment by 274265Aprokops 274265 Aprokops


  • My husband and I recently returned from Spain. We especially loved the table wines, but learned when inquiring about shipping a case home that the shipping costs would be prohibitive. Are any of these young, inexpensive wines available in the US?

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