Some of the most well-known wine regions of Spain are Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Penedés, Navarra, Rueda, Cava, Rias Baixas, Jeréz, & La Mancha. Be careful not to mix up the name of the grape with the name of the wine region.
Where in Spain is Rueda?
Rueda is a Spanish wine region located on the Duero river around 150 kilometers (c. 90 miles) northwest of the Spanish capital, Madrid, on roughly the same latuitude as Ribera del Duero region. It is known for its dry, aromatic white wines made predominantly from the Verdejo grape variety.
Why is wine so cheap in Spain?
Spanish wine is so cheap because Spain has a strong bulk wine industry, an abundance of lesser-known grape varieties, and an industry focus on France and Italy. All of these factors make Spanish wine cheaper than in other countries.
What is the most widely planted grape in the world 2020?
Today, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most grown grape variety in the world.