Spanish wine is usually a staple of a British drinkers portfolio, and there are at least a couple on most of the lists that my colleagues or I write for our thirsty customers. Spain is probably one of the best definitions of an “Old World” winemaking country, as they can trace winemaking back to roughly four thousand years BC; traces of grapevines in the Iberian peninsula have been found to pre-date Homo sapiens by millions of years.