Majorca is the only island in the Balearic Islands where "wine growing" has a long tradition and still plays an important role today.

Wine-growing in Majorca began as early as the 2nd century BC. The mild Mediterranean climate and the dry clay soil are ideal for wine-growing. Majorca's mountain ranges protect the vines in the interior from cool north winds and in the east a sea breeze cools them down.

Mallorcan wine experienced a renaissance as early as the 19th century, when the wine-growing areas on the European mainland were destroyed...