Bright Stars & Big Surprises

Spain’s vast vineyard realm offers both reliability and discovery
Thomas Matthews
Issue: October 15, 2011

Whether you're looking for a sure bet or willing to roll the dice, Spain can deliver the wines you want. There are plenty of established bodegas making outstanding wines, but the country's vast vineyard acreage-the world's third-largest in total-also takes in lesser-known regions that are ripe for exploration. Wine Spectator's Thomas Matthews reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 20, 2011.

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