The wine region of Alella has approximately 300 hectares of vineyards and is so one of the smallest appellations of origin in Spain. The regulation of the area was created in 1935.
Alella is located near the city of Barcelona. The climate is Mediterranean with mild winters and warm summers. The soils have a high percentage of clay and are light in color.
The production area is characterized by the urban environment of Barcelona. The Alella wines have a long history and in Roman times they were well known and appreciated and in the Middle Ages they were appreciated by the aristocracy of Barcelona and exported to countries far away.
Alella consists of the following municipalities:
The folllowing grapes are the grapes permitted by the local authorities