Red wines from the Pago de Ayles winery
Spanish wines are world renowned for their exquisite nature. The history of wine and that of Spain have always been intertwined, which explains why Spain is one of the top wine producing countries in the world.
The Spanish countryside is diverse in terms of soil types and climates, which instill in each of its vineyards awealth of characteristics which make their wine unique and special. Spain currently has over 4400 Wineries producing 50.5 million HL of wine (2014 data).
Castilla La Mancha, for example, is considered one of the major producing regions of the world, followed by Extremadura, Castilla y León, La Rioja, Aragon, Catalonia, Murcia and Andalusia. Universal recognition for outstanding quality, is given to wine with denominations of origin from Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Navarra, Rias Baixas, Somontano, Rueda and Jerez among others.
Each denomination of origin is also varied in terms of red, white or Rosé wine, all made from the very best grapes Spain has tooffer. (The most common of which are: Airen, Tempranillo, Bobal, Garnacha Tinta, Monastrell, and Macebeo Pardina.)
Denominations of origin is a symbol of quality and international recognition which underpins the confidence in a wine, guaranteeing a unique and unforgettable experience during its consumption.