Do you ever really need a reason to visit Spain? Blistering sun, delicious food and afternoon siestas. If you don’t fancy running with (away from) the Bulls in Pamplona, then here is a chance of pace. 3 wineries you really must visit in Spain. Famous for the legendary Rioja, Spain has so much more to offer. From Valencia in the south to Bilbao in the north, discovering Spanish wine is always a treat.
We happen to work with a number of incredible wineries in Spain. Some are rustic and historical. Some are modern and innovative. However they all have one thing in common. They all made absolutely stunning wines every single year without fail. Which is why you love them and we continue to go back for more and more.
If you’re planning a trip to Spain, try and fit at least one of these wineries in. If you contact the owners, normally they are more than happy to show you around. There is a real pride among Spanish winemakers. They don’t need a reason a showcase their range of wines to anyone and everyone.
Bodega Pago De Vallegarcía
Finca Vallegarcia, 13194 Retuerta del Bullaque, Cdad. Real, Spain – Website
Vallegarcia has been one of the most popular wines in our range over the last couple of years, and it’s hardly surprising. Located in central Spain near Toledo, all of the grapes are hand harvested at optimum ripeness. Bodega Pago is one of the more modern wineries in Spain equipped with some of the latest winemaking technology. Situated between rugged mountains and lush valleys, the wines are a true expression of their surroundings. With the vineyard situated 850m above sea level. The climate is very continental. Hot and dry summers, with cool and wet winters.
Bodegas Manzanos, Ctra. NA 134, km. 49 Azagra – Website
We’ve been working with the team at Manzanos for many years now and their wines are just as beautiful as their winery. It’s definitely one of the most stunning pieces of architecture in Spanish wine. Situated right where the Ebro and Ega rivers converge, this family owned company has been making wine since 1890. This is the perfect Combination of elegance and innovation. The team at Manzanos work tirelessly to produce wines of the highest quality. With some vines being over 50 years old, the climate matched with the clay soils work in perfect harmony.
Dehesa Del Carrizal
Finca Dehesa del Carrizal, Ctra. Navas de Estena, Km 5, 13194 Retuerta del Bullaque – Website
Located in the Montes de Toledo, Dehesa del Carrizal is surrounded by picturesque views. Having received the highest rating possible by being awarded the Vino de Pago, the wines are a true representation of the area. With a Mediterranean climate with a splash of Atlantic influence, the vineyards are perfect for the slow ripening of the grapes. Being at the foot of the mountains, Dehesa Del Carrizal enjoys nutrient rich clay floorings on which to grow its wines. With careful and dedicated vineyard management, the results speak for themselves. As they say “We care for the earth because she takes care of us”.