The prestige of a privileged land devoted to wine for more than two thousand years.
Rioja was the first Designation of Origin in Spain to earn Calificada status. This was in 1991.
A rigorous and effective control system makes Rioja synonymous with the highest quality.
Three production zones, each with a distinct personality: Rioja Alavesa, Rioja Alta and Rioja Orient
Certain to leave a mark on you. Wine is the connecting theme of all our routes.
Delve into the heart of our wines by knowing the history of our municipalities.
We tell you our stories and those of our wines.
Description of the municipality
In Grávalos the economy revolves around agriculture, mainly vineyards, cereals and almonds. Some olive groves have also started to appear, although their production is still low, as well as a mushroom farm.
Stockbreeding is gaining in importance, in the form of sheep and goats.
As for industry, there is a carpentry workshop, a metal workshop, a quarry and construction and digging companies.
Finally, tourism is a promising sector for the locality. Grávalos has a source of sulphurous waters that are idea for skin disorders. The waters have been exploited since the 16th century and a spa has been in operation since around 1843.
Other tourist attractions are the route with dinosaur footprints, a mediaeval stone ‘fridge’, the parish church and the Peña Herrera viewpoint, which offers excellent views over the nearby landscape.
- Iglesia de Santa María de la Antigua
- Ermita del Humilladero
- Ruinas del Monasterio de Santa María
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