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
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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