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Abel Mendoza, the word of a winemaker.

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Last Thursday, 5th January, we visited Abel Mendoza, a small but great wine producer located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, La Rioja. It was not the best day to see him; there was a lot of work to be done in … Continuar leyendo

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Wine for this Christmas

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We have already switched on the Christmas lights and are thinking about the food to prepare, the wines to choose and the gifts to give this time of year. For those last two concerns, we have a few proposals to … Continuar leyendo

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Sherry wines: the vineyard

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The Solera system, Velo de flor, Manzanilla, Oloroso, Amontillado, Palo Cortado, Pedro Ximenez, there are many different concepts that spring to mind when referring to sherry wines. However, there are others such as Mahina, Carrascal or Balbaina, for example that … Continuar leyendo

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Purchasing ´Wine Futures´/ En Primeur

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We are now in June, and the harvest from 2015 is now resting peacefully in barrels and the time has come for the most exclusive wines from large wineries to be offered for sale “en primeur” (wine futures). En Primeur, … Continuar leyendo

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Fermentation in Winemaking

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By definition, “Fermentation is a catabolic process of incomplete oxidation, which does not require oxigen, and the final product is an organic compound” Fermentation is an essential process in the winemaking process that must be carried out to convert the … Continuar leyendo

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New wines for June 2016

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Coming into June it finally feels as if summer is coming. Little by little the temperaturas are rising, and we find ourselves searching for wines that are a little fresher, a little lighter. Our new collection of wines for June … Continuar leyendo

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At what temperature should you serve your wine?

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The right temperature to serve wine is a fairly common question, and not always, or perhaps almost never, do we manage to agree on an answer. Or worse, we only agree on one thing: white wine should be served ‘cold’ … Continuar leyendo

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10 top Wines for under 10€!

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Today we have for you of 10 brilliant red wines. 10 wines all at less than €10. One of the major strong points in Spanish wine when compared to countries such as France or Italy, is without a doubt the … Continuar leyendo

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The Bacchus Awards 2016.

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It´s that time of year again, the Bacchus Awards are here! Once again, several Spanish wines have been successful and awarded by the jury. Bacchus is the only international wine competition in Spain recognized by the International Organization of Vine … Continuar leyendo

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Raúl Pérez chosen as the best winemaker in the world for 2015!

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Last week, Raúl Pérez was chosen as the best winemaker in the world for 2015 by the trade publication Bettane+Desseauve at “Le Grand Tasting Shanghai”, an event that lasts for 2 days that brings professionals from around the globe together … Continuar leyendo

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