Category Archives: Production area

Tim Atkin “Rioja Special Report 2020”

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Tim Atkin, the prestigious British Master of Wine, has released his fifth annual ‘Rioja Special Report 2020’. A much-anticipated report where the wine guru not only rates 1,228 Rioja wines, but also gives his opinion on the current landscape in … Continuar leyendo

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Vinho Verde, one of the freshest DOCs

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You might think we are talking about green-coloured wine, but Vinho Verde is actually a Controlled Denomination of Origin in northwestern Portugal known for its young, fresh and pungent acidic wines. It is likely you have heard of Vinho Verde … Continuar leyendo

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Pétrus, a dream for everyone, a reality for only a few

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There aren’t many people who can afford to buy and enjoy Pétrus, a legendary and mythical French wine. Will you be one of the lucky ones? We know Bordeaux as the most important wine region in the world, a French … Continuar leyendo

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The Italian wine that every wine lover should know about

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Oenotria, meaning “Land of wine” is the name the ancient Greeks gave to Italy. It is clear that they were onto something. With around 700,000 hectares of vineyards, it ranks second in the world by production, with only China ahead, … Continuar leyendo

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Port wine, the sweet reward for patience

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It is said that you cannot get more British than port wine. It was made like a tailored suit, precisely so that it would suit the English taste and succeed there. The truth is that Port wines are the gateway … Continuar leyendo

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Palo Cortado, a legendary wine with an elegant and mysterious rebellious streak

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…That sense of passing time and the ability to see it pass with great speed and the feeling of looking at something so pure… Josep “Pitu” Roca, Celler de Can Roca sommelier (Documentary “Sherry & the Palo Cortado mystery”) …A … Continuar leyendo

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The wines of Languedoc-Roussillon, Mediterranean France for everyone

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Known for being the largest table wine maker in France, the Languedoc-Roussillon region is trying to shake off the stigma of making large quantities of cheap wine so that they can show off the potential and quality of this large … Continuar leyendo

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Bordeaux wine: la Rive Gauche

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A few days ago we talked about Bordeaux wines and their significance on the international wine scene. However, we looked at only one of the regions, the Right Bank or Rive Droite of the Dordogne River. Today we are looking … Continuar leyendo

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5 stories of great champagne houses that you shouldn’t miss

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Who doesn’t have eyes that light up when presented with a glass of champagne? Regardless of its different qualities, champagne is always associated with glamour and elegance, but it is also steeped in great history and tales. Today we are looking … Continuar leyendo

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Bordeaux wine: La rive droite

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For more than two centuries, the French region of Bordeaux has been recognized as the world’s first wine region. Bordeaux wine is sought internationally and many of the Châteaux producers are considered true legends by self-respecting wine lovers. Bordeaux is … Continuar leyendo

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