Spain is known for being one of the world’s leading wine producers, with a wide variety of wine regions offering different types of wines and wine tourism experiences. Some of the most famous wine regions in Spain are La Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Priorat or Rueda, all of which are certified as Denominación de Origen. At Bookroad we offer personalised tours, both for one or several days and for all types of groups in all these areas of vineyards and wineries.
These are the areas we are most frequently asked to visit:
- La Rioja is one of the oldest wine regions in Spain and is known for its red wines made from Tempranillo grapes. The region has a large number of wineries that offer tastings and guided tours, some of which are Bodegas Muga, Bodegas López de Heredia and Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta.
- Ribera del Duero is another famous wine region in Spain, known for its red wines made from Tinto Fino (Tempranillo) grapes. Some of the region’s most notable wineries include Bodegas Vega Sicilia, Bodegas Aalto and Bodegas Pesquera.
- Priorat is a small but very famous wine region in Spain, known for its red wines made from Garnacha and Cariñena grapes. The region has some of the most awarded wineries in Spain, such as Clos Mogador, Clos Erasmus and Álvaro Palacios.
- Rueda is a wine region located in the northern plateau of Spain, known for its white wines made with Verdejo grapes. The region has some important wineries such as Bodegas Nieva, Bodegas Hacienda López de Haro and Bodegas Bodega Cristo de la Vega.
Of course, there are many more wine-growing areas and private visits to wineries and their vineyards can be arranged in all of them. The list would be too long to go on, but we can highlight areas such as Albariño, Toro, Cariñena, Somontano, Penedés, Jumilla, Jerez and many more. Spain has a large number of road routes, such as the Rioja Wine Route or the Ribera del Duero Wine Route, which allow visitors to tour the different wine-growing areas, visit wineries and taste wines. At Bookroad we also offer our advice and experience when it comes to organising the tours, recommending our clients the best restaurants, the most magical places to visit or the most significant monuments in each area.
As for the most awarded wineries in Spain, some of the most outstanding include Bodegas Vega Sicilia, Bodegas Torres, Bodegas Álvaro Palacios and Bodegas Muga. These wineries are renowned for their quality and their ability to produce award-winning wines in renowned international competitions.
In short, Spain has a wide variety of famous wine regions with a wide range of wines and wine tourism experiences to offer. Road routes allow visitors to tour the different wine regions, visit wineries and taste wines, while Spain’s most award-winning wineries are renowned for their quality and their ability to produce award-winning wines in international competitions. In short, Spain is an excellent option for wine and wine tourism lovers, offering a wide variety of options for all tastes and preferences.