New discoveries in ancient lands

A young generation of Spanish winemakers is making the most of the fertile valleys of León to explore lesser-known grapes and produce stunning new wines

24th April, 2016
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Veronica Ortega in one of her vineyards

Quality, intrigue, deliciousness and alluring prices are the quartet of delights pushing new Spanish wine to a class-leading position. The new wine movement is centred in the ancient Spanish region known as the Kingdom of León – an area of north-west Spain which now roughly comprises León and Galicia and which is one of the country’s most important wine landscapes.

Modern-day León is home to DO Toro, DO Rueda...

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