Traveling through the Wine Routes in Spain is a pilgrimage to the cradle of some of the most renamed wines of the world. Visitors could discover how vines are conserved and how those fine wines are made. Furthermore, each of the Wine Routes goes through the heart of ancient wine producing regions, providing great opportunities to try the local cuisine as well as learning from the region’s culture.
Bullas Wine Route – In the town of Bullas, Murcia as a central axis, this Mediterranean region has offered great dedication to the vineyards since the time of the Roman Empire. On its more than 200 traditional wineries, visitors can participate in activities such as testing sessions and learn about regional traditions at the local Wine Museum.
La Mancha Wine Route – This route explores the wonders of Castile-La Mancha, the most extensive wine-growing region in the world, with its extensive plains covered by vineyards and windmills. Besides getting to know its exquisites wines, visitors will learn a lot about Castile´s history and Spanish culture, since this route lies on the Don Quixote Route.
La Rioja Alavesa Wine Route – One of the most prestigious Spanish wines is the Rioja wine. Most of this wine is produced in the region of La Rioja Alavesa, which special climate between the Ebro River and the mountains, is -and has been for centuries- ideal for vine growth. This route travels between towns that still conserve the charm of medieval villages and whose people, who have grown between vineyards, put all of their talent on each wine cask.
Rias Baixas Route – In the region of Rias Baixas, in the Community of Galicia, the ruling wine is the Albariño. This route is a trip to discover all the elements involved in this wonderful wine’s production. The region has also beautiful beaches, landscapes and cultural heritage to offer.
Montilla-Morilles Route - This wine route provides you with the chance to know detailed secrets of the making-wine process that is part of the own identity of this region in Cordoba. Discover and taste this Andalusian proud which is a perfect complement for the local cuisine.
Navarre Wine Route – Lying on the pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostela, the Navarre Wine Route is a pleasure for the senses. Its wonderful landscapes and its delicious wines make this route a fantastic experience. The Route goes through 25 towns some of which are medieval and others hold modern and innovative facilities.
Marco de Jerez Wine and Brandy Routes – This region on Southern Spain has all the natural characteristics to produce a unique wine. The soil, the winds, the sun light and a deep-rooted wine producing tradition are the perfect combination to offer a magnificent product. Besides learning from its wines, let the region surprise you with its natural beauties and its cultural heritage, since the route takes you through cities such as Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Rota and Chiclana.
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