Cava is Spain’s very well-known sparkling wine but unlike sparkling wines from Champagne or Prosecco (to which it is often compared) the appellation of DO Cava is much more about a process rather than a region. While 95% of grapes for Cava come from the Catalan region of Penedés, it is also possible to source grapes from several other regions in Spain including Aragon, Castilla y León, Extremadura, La Rioja, Pais Vasco, Navarre, and Valencia. In addition to the size of Penedès, this additional myriad of regions makes it often […]

For full access, please log in or purchase a subscription.