Canary Islands Wine Regions Guide

Unearth the Volcanic Elegance: Canary Islands' Wines - Where Nature and Terroir Embrace in Perfect Harmony!


Last updated: December 9, 2023


The Canary Islands, once the source of Spain’s most famous (and now passé ) sweet wines, are back in business. Winegrowers may mourn the loss of interest in these exquisite dessert wines, but they’re committed to the cause of reinvention. Thus, perfumed, tangy whites and elegant reds (based on pre-phylloxera vines) represent the modern face of Canary Island wine. They have joined the international game with zest and are now on the radar of key influencers and buyers. The overarching DO Islas Canarias can be used in Gran Canaria, La Palma, El Hierro, Lanzarote, and La Gomera. But, for real excitement, seek out the individual appellations in this eclectic collection of viticultural treasures.


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