Learn About Benito Santos
Benito Santos is a central figure in the modern history of Albariño
and the Rías Baixas D.O. He began working in his grandfather"s
vineyards in the 1930s and made wine for serving in his bar - wines
that repeatedly won prizes in the annual Fiesta de Albariño in
Cambados. He was instrumental in the creation of the Rías Baixas D.O.
in the 1980s.
San Franciscan Todd Blomberg...
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Learn About Rias Baixas
Just above the Portuguese border lies Rias Baixas, Spain's prominent white wine region. Situated in Galacia, the region is wet and rainy with some large temperature changes due to its proximity to the coast. The main grape of note here is Albarino, the white variety known for creating fragrant and fruity wines perfect for seafood. The bottles are easily...
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