Category: SPAIN

Wines of Rioja, Spain

In Rioja, aging wine traced back to the late 1700s, a practice inspired by Bordeaux region of France.  Although at the time larger barrels were used.  By the mid 1800s, Rioja wine landscape experienced major growth as result...

Wines of Jerez (Sherry), Spain

Geography & Climate At the very southern tip of Spain, Jerez DOC is world famous for bull-fighting and Sherry (or Xeres in French).   Ripeness is never a problem, the region is blessed with abundant sunshine almost year-round but...

Wines of Priorat, Spain

Geography & Climate Situates on the lower western corner of Catalunia west of Penedes, Priorat is a rather small region; most vineyards are planted on steep slopes around the district of Monstant.  For a long time, only horses,...

Wines of Penedes, Spain

Geography & Climate Away from the rest of Spain’s wine regions, Penedes (and Priorat) locates in the Catalunya commune far northeast of Spain.  Snuggle between the south coast of Catalunya and the jagged mountain ranges of Montserrat Massif...

Wines of Navarra, Spain

Geography & Climate Navarra has always been a popular wine region in north of Spain, it is a close neighbor to the ever famous Rioja region to the south. A stone throw away from Rioja and again a...