The Binissalem Denomination of Origin covers the municipalities of Santa Maria del Camí, Consell, Binissalem, Santa Eugènia and Sencelles. This wine region has a rich history and winemaking tradition that has left a mark on its landscape, architecture and culture. DO Binissalem is a safe bet when we talk about wine from Mallorca.

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The wineries of the Binissalem Designation of Origin are mostly small and medium-sized family businesses. These wineries have invested in technology, staff and training, focusing on local grape varieties. The result is unique wines with a high level of quality, backed by recognition both nationally and internationally.

For more details, you can visit the official website of the Regulatory Council of the Binissalem Designation of Origin.

Native Grape Varieties for DO Binissalem

The authorized grape varieties are red, Manto Negro, Callet, Tempranillo, Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Gorgollassa; and the white varieties Moll or Prensal Blanc, Parellada, Macabeo, Moscatel de Alejandría, Moscatel de Grano Menudo, Chardonnay and Giró Ros.

Of all of them, the native ones Manto Negro, Callet, Moll Gargollassa and Giró Ros stand out.

Types of DO Binissalem Wines

DO Binissalem wine glasses from Mallorca

The Binissalem DO produces a wide range of wines, including:

  1. Reds: From young to aged, reserve and grand reserve wines. The main variety is Manto Negro.
  2. Rosés: Fresh and fruity.
  3. Whites: With nuances typical of native varieties.
  4. Sparkling: White and rosé.

Preparing for the future without losing sight of tradition

Recently, a study has been initiated in collaboration with the Institute of Agro-Environmental Research and Water Economy (INAGEA-UIB) to adapt DO Binissalem wines to the needs of the market in a context of drought and climate change.

DO Binissalem is part of the European project Data4Food2030 to create a data space for the agri-food sector. This agreement represents a joint commitment to drive digitalization and innovation in the wine sector, laying the foundations for information exchange and collaboration in critical areas such as sustainability, traceability and product quality.

Wine tourism

Wine tourism is a booming tourist activity. The wineries that make up the DO Binissalem take advantage of this opportunity to publicize their wines and establish ties with visitors. Its diverse and attractive proposals do not leave any wine lover indifferent. Visit the wineries, taste the wines while enjoying the beautiful views of the vineyards.

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