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The history of the wine industry in Spain has been dated back as early as 1100 BC. With such vast stretch of time, Spain has undeniable perfected the wine-growing culture. The major wine regions in the part of Spain are the Rioja and Ribera Del Duero, Rías Baixas in Galicia, Penedès as well the Priorat region.

The mountain ranges in most regions of Spain have allowed Spanish wines to have varied characteristics and flavor. There are certain areas that are prone to drought and flooding during extreme seasons in the country. Thus, vineyards are planted on higher elevations to counter these climate conditions.

The top varieties of grapes used in winemaking are Airén, Tempranillo, Garnacha that produce the top wines made in Spain like Cava, Sherry, and Gran Reserva.

In this video, watch local wine enthusiasts from Portland, Oregon as they share us their experience during their wine tasting trips featuring the 2009 Alto Moncayo Garnacha. Learn from their descriptive account of Alto Moncayo, a Spanish wine variety known for its big and fruity flavor.

With their thoughts laid out for the audiences to see and hear, you’ll definitely find this presentation very educational. So for those who are similar wine enthusiasts, watch the entire clip to start learning and comparing your insights about Spanish wines.

From this and more, feel free to check out our other articles and videos about different types of wines. Thanks for stopping by!

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