Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world. Italian wine regions are known for their rich variety of wine styles. Not only is Italian wine exported around the world, it is also extremely popular with Italians. Italians rank fifth on the world wine consumption list by volume with 42 litres per capita consumption. Grapes are grown in almost every region of the country and there are more than one million vineyards under cultivation.
In El Cortijo (La Rioja – Spain), one of the most recognized regions in the grape growing and wine making high expression, Valdeguinea Finca consolidates the winemaking tradition.