Spain has a lot to offer when it comes to the good things in life. Beautiful dishes paired with great wines from the many Spanish wine regions. The Spanish cuisine consists of a variety of dishes and is heavily influenced by its rich history and culture. The country’s versatile geography and climate is reflected in thousands of different, unique recipes. And when it comes to wine, Spain is particularly interesting.
Refreshing cavas, light bodied albarinos, full flavored Riojas, a range of fascinating dessert wines and many more, all represented in a system called ‘Denominado de Origen’ (DO), which reflects a region’s typicality (grape variety, soil, method of vinification). But what are the top producing wine regions in Spain? Check the top 10 Spanish wine regions by production in hectoliters! Salud!
Top 10 Spanish wine regions by production
- Rueda – 380.000 hl
- Catalunya – 460.000 hl
- Valdepeñas – 500.000 hl
- Ribera del Duero – 600.000 hl
- Jerez – 630.000 hl
- Valencia – 760.000 hl
- Navarra – 800.000 hl
- La Mancha – 1.000.000 hl
- Penedès – 1.760.000 hl
- Rioja – 2.780.000 hl
Compiled from many sources
Map of Spanish wine regions: Vinos de Espana