41°7'0" N


1°15'0" E




about this subregion

Tarragona, a captivating sub-region nestled within the Catalonia wine-producing area in northeastern Spain, is a place where the rich history and natural beauty merge harmoniously to create exceptional wines. This Mediterranean haven boasts an environment that's nothing short of idyllic for viticulture.

The Mediterranean climate of Tarragona, characterized by mild winters and warm, dry summers, provides an ideal backdrop for grape cultivation. Its proximity to the Mediterranean Sea also moderates temperatures, preventing extreme weather conditions and allowing grapes to ripen steadily. The region's diverse topography, which includes coastal plains and inland hills, offers a wide range of microclimates that contribute to the complexity of its wines.

Tarragona is renowned for its extensive vineyards, and the primary grape varieties cultivated here are a testament to its viticultural excellence. Among the most planted red grape varieties are Tempranillo, known for its bold and expressive character, Sumoll, which adds depth and complexity, and Garnacha, renowned for its fruity and spicy notes. For white wines, Macabeo provides crisp acidity, Xarel-lo contributes to the body, and Parrellada adds a touch of floral elegance.

These grape varieties thrive in Tarragona's unique terroir, resulting in wines that reflect the region's distinctive charm. Whether you savor a robust Tempranillo or a refreshing Macabeo, Tarragona's wines encapsulate the essence of this enchanting Mediterranean sub-region.


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Discover Terroir

This region is located in the province of Tarragona, between the Ebro River and the Mediterranean Sea. It is divided into two zones: Campo de Tarragona and Ribera d'Ebre.

The Tarragona wine region in Catalonia, Spain, enjoys a Mediterranean climate characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The proximity to the Mediterranean Sea moderates temperatures, providing optimal conditions for grape cultivation and wine production.

The soil type varies depending on the area, with Campo de Tarragona having calcareous and light soils, while Ribera d'Ebre having calcareous and stony soils.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Tempranillo, Sumol, Garnacha

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Macabeo, Xarel-lo, Parrellada

The Tarragona wine region showcases a delightful array of red and white wines, each capturing the essence of this sun-soaked Mediterranean land.

Red wines reign supreme in Tarragona, and among the most cherished varieties is Garnacha (Grenache). This indigenous grape thrives in the region's warm climate, resulting in wines with luscious red fruit flavors, gentle tannins, and a touch of spiciness. Tarragona Garnacha wines boast a captivating depth, making them a delightful pairing with a variety of Mediterranean dishes. Tempranillo, locally known as Ull de Llebre, is another prized red grape variety in Tarragona. Tempranillo wines from the region enchant with their rich berry aromas, well-balanced structure, and hints of vanilla and oak from aging in barrels. These elegant wines hold a timeless allure, perfect for both casual gatherings and special occasions.

Amidst the red wine eminence, Tarragona also produces noteworthy white wines. Macabeo shines as one of the most prominent white grape varieties, crafting wines with a lively, citrusy character and refreshing acidity. These crisp and vibrant wines are ideal for savoring on sunny afternoons or as an accompaniment to seafood delights.

As Tarragona winemakers skillfully blend tradition with innovation, each bottle reflects a profound connection to the land and an unwavering commitment to quality. Whether indulging in the silky embrace of Garnacha or delighting in the zesty charm of Macabeo, Tarragona's diverse wines stand as a testament to the region's rich winemaking heritage and its enduring passion for creating exceptional wines. Raise your glass to Tarragona, where a celebration of flavor and a reverence for the vine come together in every sip.