Category Archives: Red wine

A return to the origins of Rioja wines

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Legendary wineries have emerged from it thanks to the Bordeaux influence. Throughout the years, the DO has grown significantly. Several types of wine are produced within it, from modern to classical ones, all of them under the brands Joven, Crianza, … Continuar leyendo

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What is a Mediterranean wine?

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In such a passionate, wide, and often subjective world of wine, few categorizations exist to describe a consensus that is in as much, is so wide and varied when we refer to the division between the characteristics of Mediterranean and Atlantic wines. … Continuar leyendo

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5 Red wines to enjoy in the spring

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Spring is here! A time for flowers and fresh fruits. Lazy afternoons, walks ouside and quality time with people who matter. As always, if possible, accompanied by a glass of wine. Longer days and mild temperature increases, the omen of … Continuar leyendo

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The top 25 Rioja Wines currently on the market, according to Decanter magazine.

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The well-known wine magazine, Decanter, has devoted much of its recent issue to Rioja wines in a special article entitled “The Many Faces of Rioja”. An interesting and extensive article by the master of wine, Sarah Evans, a great fan of Spanish … Continuar leyendo

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Laya 2013: The new vintage of Bodegas Atalaya’s baby now on sale

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It was just over four years ago that Decántalo was created. Throughout these years, we’ve learnt to identify “booms”: Wines that cause an overwhelming amount of frenzy in the market, almost always with high rankings from critics, but with the … Continuar leyendo

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How to know if a wine is fit for ageing

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Some of the questions most frequently asked by our customers are to do with the recommended length of time to keep a wine for. Does this wine have good ageing potential? Will this wine continue improving with time? Is this … Continuar leyendo

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The 10 native red grape varieties most widely grown in Spain

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Spain is without a doubt one of the most interesting wine-producing regions in the world. Not only for its high quality wines, acknowledged internationally in all the main guidebooks, but also for having something that few countries boast: An unbeatable … Continuar leyendo

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