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Spanish wine types

Unlike the U.S. where a wine is ordered referring to the grape that it’s made from (a glass of Merlot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz or Cabernet), in Spain the wine region where it’s produced is the way too distinguish wine types. If one asks for a glass of “tinto” or red wine in a bar, one...
Ribera del Guadiana

The Ribera Del Guadiana Wine Region

The Ribera Del Guadiana wine region is located in Extremadura and it’s the second largest wine region in Spain. Its name comes from the river Guadiana that crosses its vineyards from east to west. Wines from this Denominación de Origen have had a quality jump the last couple of...

The Toro Wine Region

The vineyards of the Toro wine region are located on the shores of the Duero river in the Zamora and Valladolid provinces. Its name comes from the city of Toro wich lies at the center of this Denominacion de Origen. The most common grape of the región is the Tinta de Toro, a...
Some wine labels that we could recommend from Ribeira Sacra are: Lalama, Licis and Régoa.

The Ribeira Sacra Wine Region

Located in the banks of the Miño and Sil rivers in Galicia, the Ribeira Sacra vineyards lie in steep valleys and cliffs, therefore making it really hard to collect its grapes during harvest. The wines produced in this Denominación de Origen use native grapes such as Albariño and...