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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 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 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...

Wines of Toro and Rueda, Spain

Toro and Rueda are Spanish DO (Denominación de Origen) in the heart of Castilla y Leon community.  Only a short 30-minute drive separates these two regions, with the Duero river running through them. Geography & Climate With close...