Spain is an ancient wine-producing country and produces nearly as much wine as the top 2 wine producers in the world: Italy and France. Spanish wine History is at least 3,000 years old, vineyards in today’s Sherry region were planted by the Phoenicians around 1100 BC. Spain is, in a word, diverse, and this diversity makes for an abundance of wine styles available. Each of the 17 unique autonomous communities of Spain houses vines, with the greatest concentration in and around Castilla La Mancha.
Nowadays, Spanish wine is going from strength to strength, adapting to the demands of the international markets, showing innovation, offering consumer favorites and value for money.