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Top Spanish Wines to Accompany Indian Cuisine
August 20, 2018 7:35 am

“Good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people.” – William Shakespeare

Indeed! Relaxing with family, friends and food is always a great way to beat the stress out of your daily drill. If you’re one those food lovers who prefer to spruce up their dining experience with wine then trying the classic combination of Spanish wine and Indian food must be on your to-do list. All you need to do is to find an Indian restaurant that specialises in Tandoor delicacies and make sure you have it with these Spanish wines.

1. Marqués de Cáceres

Feel the grandeur of royalty by complementing your food with this wine. Marqués de Cáceres is counted among the most favoured wines in the world which owes its name to the Marquesado that is entrenched with the legacy of Spanish royalty. With over twenty-five varieties of flavours, this wine is bound to win the heart of any oenophile.

2. Carramimbre Roble

Lose yourself in the art of indulgence by teaming up your favourite Indian food with this wine. Caramimbre, from the Ribera del Duero region is fruity and piquant with aesthetic hints of cinnamon, peppermint, and spearmint.The ruby hues with violet undertones are something any wine aficionado would look forward to.

3. Añares

Infused with deep cherry and ruby tint, this wine is another great match for Indian food. The smoky aroma with hints of liquorice and red berries, you wouldn’t want to miss the distinctive flavour of this wine. An artefact of Bodegas Olarra, in Rioja, it has already become a favourite amongst the Spanish millennials.

4. Viña Sol

When you think of white wine, then it has to be the classic Viña Sol. A product of Torres, one of the market leaders in Spanish winery, this wine will take you on a flavourful trip to the Mediterranean sun. The winemaker themselves claim it to be “excellent as an aperitif or served with rice dishes, seafood or fish.” The best way to savour its taste is on the rooftop of a speciality restaurant amidst the picture-perfect backdrop of beaches and mountains.

5. Mateus Rose

And last but not the least, this list will be incomplete without the mention of the ever popular Mateus wine. It is a medium-sweet frizzante rosé wine which is a creation of the famous Sogrape Group. From its mention in Elton John songs to movies like Animal House, Mateus has been a part of the popular culture for quite some time.

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Sounds like a plan, eh? Block your weekend plan at Haveli Restaurant in Nerja to experience rooftop dining with sumptuous Indian delicacies accompanied by your favourite wine.


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