Category Archives: Designations of Origin

Cata de la estación de Haro Wine Experience 2016

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On Friday 16th September, we went to the Haro Station district to the wine tasting organised by six wineries that form part of the district. It is one of the epicentres of Rioja wine and the Spanish wine-making scene, with more … Continuar leyendo

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Classifying Wines on their Origin and Production

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When speaking about Spanish wines, we´re used to hearing about the “Denominación de Origen”, or DO. Sometimes, we also classify wines as Vinos de Pago or Vinos de Calidad, but what do these classifications actually mean? In Spain, there are … Continuar leyendo

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Wines from Rioja and Ribera del Duero: similarities and differences

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Rioja and Ribera, Ribera and Rioja. Two of the largest and most famous Spanish designations leading the way for quality Spanish wines over the last few decades. This can be seen throughout the expansion of the land and the international … Continuar leyendo

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Galician wine: A trip through the vineyards of Galicia.

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Wine in Galicia is an art form, along with its culture and long legacy of history. The fruit of their production is based on their millenary traditions, visible from each of its corners, whatever that be, by its beautiful beaches … Continuar leyendo

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What is an Atlantic Wine?

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  Some of our regular reader may remember that not too long ago, we dedicated an entire article to looking at Mediterranean wines. The wines are warming, muscular and exuberant in aromas, which can be said in no other way … Continuar leyendo

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New Wines for the month of March on Decántalo

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We’re here to present our new arrivals for the month of March. Don’t miss these new wines, many of which have new references and are the 2014 vintage. As always, available now on our web page. Enjoy!Lo Món 2010. The new … Continuar leyendo

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Spain beats Italy and France as the largest exporter of wine in the world

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Good news for the Spanish wine industry! And according to the latest news, Spain has become the largest exporter of wine in the world, ahead of even France and  Italy, which has been the leader in exports in recent years. Between September … Continuar leyendo

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Winning wines in the 2015 Grenaches du Monde Competition

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On Monday 9th May, the award-winning wines were made public at one of the wine competitions that, despite its short history, it has reached the international spotlight with force in recent years: Grenaches du Monde 2015. This is a competition which, above all, … Continuar leyendo

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Best value Catalan wines rated by Parker

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Like we said in previous posts, on 28th February The Wine Advocate published the new Parker ratings for Priorat wines, Cava and other Catalan D.O.s. In total more than 700 wines were tasted, made using different techniques and  with very … Continuar leyendo

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The Wine Advocate rates Priorat wines, Cavas and other Catalan D.O.

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The magazine The Wine Advocate published in its February edition new Parker points for Priorat wines and cavas, as well as a broad and comprehensive review of the other Catalan Designations of Origin. 48% of over 700 wines tasted got … Continuar leyendo

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