Spain, Land of Wines
The Spanish culture has been and is closely linked to the world of wine. Spain has a real treasure in the shape of wine, passed on through history from generation to generation until today.
Spain is the country with the largest area of planted vineyards and third in production after France and Italy. Historians say it was the Tartars who brought the wine to the Iberian Peninsula. A wine which was traded all around the world. The Romans increased this trade, since the Iberian wines were very appreciated in the imperial capital. They mostly exported from the areas of Cadiz, Tarragona, Valencia and the Balearic Islands.