The Wines & Gastronomy of Spain – Ribera del Duero

Considered one of the most legendary winemaking regions in Spain, the Ribera del Duero, a short drive northwest of Madrid on Spain’s northern plateau, is home to some of the most elegant red wines in the world.  The appellation, or DO, straddles four provinces in Castilla y León: Valladolid, Burgos, Soria and Segovia.  The fabled…

Overnighting In The Ribera Del Duero

Peñafiel, Castilla y León, is essentially the center of the Ribera del Duero, but one would be hard pressed to cover this wine growing region using only one base from both a logistical and practical point of view. Staying in the Valladolid province Staying west of Peñafiel For our exploration of the most prestigious wineries…