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Vegan wine: what are vegan wines?

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We’ve realised that customers feel a bit confused whenever we talk about vegan wine: Vegan wine? But doesn’t wine come from grapes? And so, isn’t all wine vegan? Well no, not all wines are vegan wines, even though they do … Continuar leyendo

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Wine pairing

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Whenever we talk about wine pairing we find ourselves embroiled in a certain controversy. Let’s say that it’s hard for us to agree on the perfect way to pair this or that dish. And the first thing we have to think about is … Continuar leyendo

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New Parker rating for Bodegas Artadi

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We have a new report from Luis Gutiérrez, who on this occasion is visiting Bodegas Artadi, a winery located in Laguardia, in the heart of La Rioja. Luis Gutiérrez highlights the quality of the wines from this winery, as well … Continuar leyendo

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The influence of different types of soil on wine: Slate

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We continue with the second chapter about the influence of types of soil on wine, having previously talked about the influence of granite. This time we focus on Slate soils.   Slate soils have a metamorphic origin. I.e. they come mainly … Continuar leyendo

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Top 10 essential wines for every day

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We’re starting off the new year with the famous January belt-tightening, and we can’t be expected to face up to it cheerfully without wine on the table. We’ve decided to prepare a selection of the best red wines at unbeatable … Continuar leyendo

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2018 Parker Ratings : Aragón, Gredos and Navarra

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At the end of 2018 Robert Parker published his final report on Aragón, Gredos and Navarra. Three areas where the Grenache variety is indigenous and is revealing the best of itself. This is demonstrated by the 100 points awarded to … Continuar leyendo

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Wines to give as presents this Christmas

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We’ll give you some tips so you can get your Christmas presents right when it comes to wine. To do so, we’ll present different profiles of people depending on what they usually drink, and here we’ll suggest several wines so … Continuar leyendo

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Classic wines from Rioja – the train station district

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In the introduction to the blog on classic vs modern wines we talked about the different profiles that a wine can acquire depending on the way it’s made. Among these two major classifications we can refer to a wine’s profile as … Continuar leyendo

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We visit the Best Wines of Spain Show 2018, Peñín Guide

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As we mentioned last year, we have again visited the Show organized by the Guide in its 19th edition for wines rated by Peñín; an event not to be missed for benchmark wineries from the Spanish wine scene and for … Continuar leyendo

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Wine rating: Who’s who

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At Decántalo we’ve introduced several new scores in order to reflect the different criteria of the main consumer motivators worldwide. We present the people behind these ratings and their different ways of reflecting the scores. Wines rated by Parker: Robert … Continuar leyendo

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