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The Regulatory Council of the Protected Designation of Origin GRANADA


History and evolution
of the PDO Granada

The achievement of the Granada winemakers

During the celebration of the International Wine Fair of Madrid in 2005, the 3 groups of winemakers in the province of Granada coincide. The debate arising from that meeting on the problems of the sector, leads them to meet periodically and define strategies that will translate into benefits for all Granada winemakers, with the main purpose of seeking institutional support that favors the recognition of the wine sector in the region. territory, as well as protecting and promoting the products that are produced there.


After successive meetings, the ASOCIACION VINOS DE GRANADA was born on January 23, 2008 with the aim of managing the mention QUALITY WINE OF GRANADA, which is now recognized as PROTECTED DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN after the publication of Regulation (EC) No. 607/2009 of the Commission of July 14, 2009, which establishes certain provisions for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No. 479/2008, with regard to designations of origin and geographical indications protected to traditional terms, labeling and the presentation of certain wine products.

In the aforementioned Regulation, the VCPRD is recognized as PDO, at the European level.

The identification labeling of the PDO QUALITY WINE OF GRANADA began to be a reality with the bottling of the 2009 vintage.

After serving five years as a Quality Wine of Granada, we have worked to achieve recognition of the 'Denomination of Origin' level.

The Association of Wineries and Vineyards of Granada is constituted, said association continues with the procedures to achieve the aforementioned recognition that would arrive on Friday , February 23, 2018 with the publication in the Official Gazette of the Junta de Andalucía, Order of February 19, 2018, which approves the Operating Regulations of the REGULATORY COUNCIL OF THE PROTECTED DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN GRANADA.


With the numbered seals that each bottle must carry on the back label, the Regulatory Council certifies that it meets the quality standards of the Denomination of Origin and that it is a 100% Granada wine.

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