Ribera del Duero

Ribera del Duero

Read more about the Ribera del Duero Wine Region

Ribera del Duero is a relatively young wine region. Only a few decades ago, the wine region was unklown to the mayority of people, and only a few brands (mainly Vega Sicilia and Pesquera) were known to the mases. Wine production in the area goes all the way back to Roman times, but Ribera del Duero was only recognized as an official D.O. (denominación de origen) in 1982.

Since then, the region has experienced a revolution, and has become one of the most popular wine regions in Spain. Today, many people compare its bold wines to the wines of the Napa Valley, and wineries like Viña Pedrosa, Hacienda Monasterio and Pingus have experienced a worldwide recognition.

Location and climate of Ribera del Duero
D.O. Ribera del Duero is to be found within the region in central-northern Spain, Roughly 2 hours drive north of Madrid. Castilla y León, within the provinces of Burgos (60 municipalities), Valladolid (19 municipalities), Soria (6 municipalities) and Segovia (5 municipalities).

Variety of grapes in Ribera del Duero
In Ribera del Duero, the following red grapes are used:
Important wineries in Ribera del Duero

There are around 270 wineries in Ribera del Duero, here are a few of the most important ones:

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