The quality of Spanish wines is known beyond our borders, and among tourists who come to our country, there are many who in addition to enjoy our fine wines, also want to know their origin. The places where the grapes are grown and the cellars where the wine is produced can be a sight to admire for wine lovers, or just for those who enjoy the beauty of a natural landscape and an attractive architecture.
In this article we want to show the ones that to us are the most spectacular wineries in Spain. Worth visiting and admiring for all and sundry, and often are the birthplace of the most prestigious wines of our country.
It was designed by architect Jesús Marino Pascual Navarro, is located in Briones, province of La Rioja.
It also host a museum of four thousand square meters, considered one of the best in the world. A walk through the history of wine.
Designed by British architect Richard Rogers. The Protos winery can boast of having in the same spot their new facility opened in 2004, and their old cellar placed inside the mountain over which is built the ancient Peñafiel castle.
Located in Sardon de Duero, Valladolid, the Abbey of Santa Maria de Retuerta was built in 1134 for Premonstratensian order and is one of the most important works of Romanesque architecture in Valladolid. However, due to it was built over the years, houses architectural details of other times. Moreover, after so many years of history, it has undergone several reconstruction. In 1931 it was declared a National Monument. (Enjoy the best wines from this winery in our shop)
Built between 1902 and 1915 by the architect Josep Puig. Found in San Sadurní Noya in Barcelona. It is an important example of Catalan modernist architecture. In 1976 was declared of Cultural Interest.
It was designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. This modern building, which opened in 2001, was designed so that it is integrated into the landscape. It is located in Laguardia, Álava, in the Rioja Alavesa region.
This winery, which opened in 2010, is designed by architect Norman Foster. This construction is regarded by many as a work of art, is situated in the heart of the Ribera de Duero, Gumiel Izán, province of Burgos. The floor of this building has a cocked star shape and 12.500 square meters in total.
Yep, this winery is located in a castle from the Middle Ages, specifically in the town of Peralada in the Empordà, Girona. According to some documents found winemaking and took place in their warehouses since the fourteenth century was built.
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It was designed by architect Frank O. Gehry. An impressive building that stands in the environment in which it is located. Only for coating about three 1400 square meter stainless steel, mirror and colored titanium were used. It belongs to the Rioja Alavesa region, more specifically in the town of Elciego.