Wine has a long cultural tradition in Catalonia, constituting a historical wine region with its own peculiarities. The sector is regulated by the Catalan Institute of Vine and Wine. The climate is Mediterranean with moderately hot summers, cold winters without frosts or hailstorms, rainfall concentrated in autumn and spring, and very sunny with mountain ranges oriented to the southeast. In Catalonia, the production of sparkling wines and cavas predominates, as well as quality white and red wines. Approximately 30% of the vineyards are organic.
Latitude: 40 - 42 degrees
Acres: 105815.47 (42822 hectares)
Viticultural Areas 10