Toro

About the Region

The Toro DO was created in 1987 and takes its name from the town of the same name, the climate being continental with hot summers and cold winters.

The region is in the province of Zamora, North West Spain. The region is best known for it’s red wines produced from Tinta de Toro (Tempranillo) grapes. The white wines from this region are produced from Malvasia and Verdejo with rose being predominantly Garnacha.

The wine regions that surround Toro tend to be better known internationally – Rueda and Ribera del Duero - however this means that wines from this region offer fantastic value for money and are well worth searching out.