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DO Terra Alta

by  |  15-08-2016

When travelling south through Catalonia, DO Terra Alta is the last appellation you come to and it closes out the wine landscape of the region spectacularly. Set high up in the mountains that rise up... more » When travelling south through Catalonia, DO Terra Alta is the last appellation... more »

DO Alella

by  |  08-08-2016

DO Alella is the smallest of the Catalan DOs, even more so than, DO Pla de Bages with it having just over 300ha of vineyard land. Like other regions in Catalonia, vines have been cultivated... more » DO Alella is the smallest of the Catalan DOs, even more so... more »

DO Catalunya

by  |  01-08-2016

This is one of the more curious denominations of origin in Spain as DO Catalunya not only cover most of the territory of Catalunya but it also sits on top of all the other DOs... more » This is one of the more curious denominations of origin in Spain... more »

DO Pla de Bages

by  |  26-07-2016

A very, very small DO in Catalonia (and even more so in greater Spain), Pla de Bages is often overlooked. With only 15 cellars in total, it’s understandable as it’s not a heavy hitter in... more » A very, very small DO in Catalonia (and even more so in... more »

DO Tarragona

by  |  23-05-2016

Admittedly, DO Tarragona is not one of Catalonia’s more well-known DOs. Part of this is that few of the wines produced in the region garner a good deal of fame despite the fact that historically,... more » Admittedly, DO Tarragona is not one of Catalonia’s more well-known DOs. Part... more »

DO Conca de Barberà

by  |  09-05-2016

The appellation of DO Conca de Barberà is another one of the Catalan regions that doesn’t often see a lot of attention. Being in the interior, about an hour and a half due west of... more » The appellation of DO Conca de Barberà is another one of the... more »

DO Cava

by  |  25-04-2016

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... more » Cava is Spain’s very well-known sparkling wine but unlike sparkling wines from... more »

DO Costers del Segre

by  |  18-04-2016

DO Costers del Segre doesn’t see a lot of love in the press generally. It’s Catalonia’s most interior DO and is the only DO in the Lleida Province. Due to its geographic location, it’s often... more » DO Costers del Segre doesn’t see a lot of love in the... more »

DO Penedès

by  |  23-03-2016

Being one of the closest regions to Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona has opened up DO Penedès to no end of enotourism. It is in fact the most visited wine region in all of Spain and it’s... more » Being one of the closest regions to Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona has opened... more »

DOQ Priorat

by  |  14-03-2016

As one of only two wine regions in Spain to gain the very exclusive “Qualified” adjective in its official name, it’s no wonder that their wines are known the world over. Winemaking can be traced... more » As one of only two wine regions in Spain to gain the... more »