Appellations of Catalonia

Alella DO

One of the smallest appellations in Spain, Alella is a is home to red and white wines made on the outskirts of Barcelona in Catalonia. Around nine wineries operate here using a vast range of different varieties.

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Catalunya DO

Located in the northeast of a Spain, Catalunya DO launched officially from the 2001 vintage and covers winemaking across the region of Catalonia. With more than 43,000 hectares under vine and an extensive list of permitted grape varieties, there is a huge variation in style and quality. Nevertheless, the appellation represents an important vehicle for the promotion of Catalonian wines internationally.

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Conca de Barberà DO

This small, obscure Denominación de Origen for wines in Spain’s Catalonia region was given its official appellation status in 1985. Enjoying a broadly Mediterranean climate with some continental influences, Conca de Barberà is characterised by warm summers and mild winters. Today, most of the grapes grown here are used in the production of Cava wine, with the most significant grape variety - the indigenous Trepat - used to produce sparkling Cava Rosado.

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Costers del Segre DO

Costers del Segre DO in the north of Catalonia produces red and white wines from both international varieties and more traditional Catalan varieties such as Parellada and Macabeo. Summers are scorchingly hot, while winters are cold and harsh.

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