Yecla is a Spanish Denominación de Origen Protegida (DOP) for wines located around the town of Yecla in the northernmost corner of the region of Murcia (Spain) and is surrounded by other DOPs: Jumilla to the south and west, Almansa to the north and Alicante to the east.
The area is notable for its extensive use of the red Monastrell grape variety, and it is traditionally known as the home of Monastrell in Spain. Monastrell is the fourth most planted red grape variety in Spain. The international market makes up 92% of the DOP’s wine sales, making it the Spanish wine DOP with the highest proportion of international exports.
In Yecla you will find a broad range of wineries. From the most traditional winery whose history is parallel to the history of Yecla. These are wineries which have been able to use the market’s latest technologies; completely environmentally friendly wineries or wineries which include their own restaurant amongst their services.