Spain

Firmly rooted in tradition and steeped in history but at the same time modern and vibrant, Spain offers spectacular variety in types and styles of wine. From rustic to refined, traditional to innovative, red, white, sparkling and fortified, the wines of Spain offer something very special to all wine enthusiasts. Spain is a large country geographically and has more acreage under grape cultivation than any other country in the world. Wine grapes are grown throughout every region of the country with Castilla-La Mancha having nearly half of the planted acreage, followed by Extremadura, Valencia, Castilla-Leon, Catalonia, Murcia and Rioja. About two thirds of all wines produced in Spain are table wines with about one-third comprising high-quality wines that follow the European production model.