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Spain has the biggest vineyards in Europe regarding its surface area about 3.5 million acres. Spanish wines are very popular all around the world and one of Spain's greatest gastronomic attractions. Quality experts are easily comparing the Spanish wines with the French wines and they effecting the wine communities around the world.

Fine Spanish wines are inspected by the Instituto Nacional de Denominaciones de Origen (the National Appellations d’Origine Institute, Spanish initials, INDO) quality control company. If you see the "DOC" phrase in any wine, feel free to try it as the firm has a strict rules for the wine producers in Spain.

The oldest and the most protected denominacion red wine is Rioja. Aragon located on the east of La Rioja is also fine with its Carinena and also fine red wines are produced at Ribera del Duero.

The wines of the Andalucía region include Jerez-Xérès-Sherry, Manzanilla-Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Málaga, Montilla-Moriles and Condado de Huelva.

The wines of the Aragon region include Campo de Borja, Cariñena, Calatayud and Somontano.

The wines of the La Mancha region include Mancha, Méntrida, Mondéjar, Valdepeñas and Almansa. Valdepeñas is well known red wine in central Spain with a perfect softness.

The wines of the Castile region include Cigales, Rueda, Ribera del Duero, Toro and El Bierzo.

The wines of the Levante region include Alicante, Valencia, Jumilla, Bullas, Utiel-Requena and Yecla.

The wines of the Catalonia region include Ampurdán-Costa Brava, Alella, Costers del Segre, Conca de Barberá, Pla de Bagés, Penedés, Priorato, Tarragona and Terra Alta. Penedés region of Catalonia is popular with its white wines. Also the region attracts its visitors with its special foamy wine named "Cava".

The wines of the Galicia region include Rías Baixas, Ribeiro, Ribeira Sacra, Monterrei and Valdeorras.

 
 
 
 
   
 
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