Spanish & Portuguese Grape Varieties
Here you will find Gourmand Breaks' comprehensive guide to the main Spanish Grape Varieties, red and white, both of local and foreign origin, in alphabetical order. Spain has over 650,000 hectares of vines and today has more then 146 acknowledged vine varieties, making our country one of the most varied wine cultures in the world. The most common red grape in Spain is the Garnacha grape, with Airén being the most popular white grape, which is also the most commonly grown grape in the world. Many Spanish grape varieties are traditional, but there has also been recuperation of varieties that had disappeared over the years. In addition, nowadays research and constant innovation to meet the new palate demand has resulted in new grape varieties.
- Spanish White Grape Varieties
- Spanish Red Grape Varieties