More Than 50% of Winemakers in Rías Baixas are Women
Rías Baixas in the northwestern corner of Spain boasts a rich history of female leadership in viticulture and winemaking.
As history tells us, the men of Rías Baixas were often at sea for extended periods of time, leaving the women in charge of the land and vineyards. These women proved to be exceptional leaders, managing all aspects of viticulture and winemaking with confidence.
Today, the legacy of these strong women continues. In fact, more than 50% of Rías Baixas' owners and winemakers are women – a statistic that ranks high among all world wine regions. Women are driving the region's continued success, producing some of the world's most acclaimed Albariño wines.
What is most inspiring about the women of Rías Baixas is their unwavering commitment to quality and innovation. They have worked tirelessly to perfect their craft, while also breaking down gender barriers and creating new opportunities for future generations of female winemakers.