Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

Montsant on the Map

Near Priorat, Spain's newest wine region is making its mark; four producers lead the way
Bruce Schoenfeld
Issue: November 15, 2002

The oldest Syrah vineyard in Spain, planted in a field outside the Catalonian village of Darmos in the province of Tarragona, is part of the country's newest wine appellation. In November 2001, the Spanish government carved the Montsant Denominación de Origen out of the vast wine region of Tarrag-ona, which sprawls along the Mediterranean coast south and west of Barcelona and inland toward Zaragoza.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2002.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories