10 wine regions to see in Spain according to The Drinks Business

by lucasblanes

The Drink Business, one of the most influential magazines in the UK of the sector, gave an account of the 10 wine places to see in Spain. Do you want to know them? Today we present them to you:

10 Bierzo
This small region produces a delicious red wine with Mencia. They loved its powerful, fruity and spicy taste. Wine critic Eric Asimov of New York Times said that Bierzo is a region with great potential, which starts a new generation of wine in Spain.

9 Txacoli
Comparable with Vinho Verde from Portugal, Txacoli produces wine with 3 designations of origin: Bizkaiako Txakolina in Bilbao, Getariako Txakolina and Arabako Txakolina. There are a total of 600 hectares of white varieties.

8 Valdeorras
Birthplace of the “new Albariño ” (called Godello outside the Spanish border), it has fruity and citrus character with hints of apple and peach but more creamier than its similar Rías Baixas.

7 Manchuela
Apart from La Mancha, Manchuela produces a promising Syrah and half of its plantations are devoted to red varieties. Bobal is currently considered one of the most important varieties of the area with Grenache and Mourvèdre.

6 Málaga
Malaga is one of the growing areas of the most popular SPanish wine and the great promise of Andalusia. The major wine critics devote their lines to the region, its Moscatel and Pedro Ximenez. The region produced 400,000 bottles a year, impregnating the palates of the lucky ones who manage to acquire a bottle, with its tropical fruit, acidity and minerality.

5 Ribeiro
Creators wine with delicate floral aromas, high acidity and great texture on the palate; some believe that the white wines of Ribeiro have nothing to envy to the Greens vinhos of Portugal, for its minerality and freshness.

4 Madrid
Interest in the old Grenache don?t decay worldwide, this is the treasure of Madrid, with a designation of origin divided into three divisions: Arganda, Navalcarnero and San Martin.

3 Mallorca

In this area you may find the 4 kilos Vinícola cellar, which has helped make it more visible to the world of wine. They have 2 designations of origin: Binissalem and Pla i Llevant .

2 Arribes
They had a DO 5 years ago, Juan García is the main grape and the wine is earthy, with notes of cherries and fruit, spicy and tasty.

1 Tierra de Leon
900 meters from the Cantabrian Mountains and denomination of origin since 2007. Its warm, dry and cool summers gave birth to its famous Prieto Picudo.
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