Spanish wine and Spaniards, not surprisingly have a lot in common. Both tend to be spunky, friendly towards food, epitomize quality and honor tradition. Wine was introduced to Spain by the Phoenicians in 800 BC. With more than two thousand years of grape growing and winemaking history – Grab a glass of wine, relax, and enjoy. This painting is part of a series called “Mediterranean” – There is something mesmerizing and magical about the Mediterranean sites in Spain – including its wine.