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Callet

Callet is not an internationally known red grape, but one that has made itself a name throughout Mallorca, Spain. In the past, it was considered a rustic grape used only for making young rosés and reds, but has now lent itself to making deep-coloured, low-alcohol blends. When blended with varieties […]

How to be a Wine Expert

Recently, as I was flipping through the February issue of Food and Wine Magazine when I came across the title of an article that sent my heavy sense of sarcasm flying, become a wine expert in 28 days. “Yeah”, I thought to myself, “if they hold the secret to make […]

Wine without Frontiers

It’s not everyday that two people come up with a way to both fight hunger and drink wine all at the same time. Personally, I think it’s a pretty damn clever idea! Nicolas Beausset and Geraldine Reinhold Von Essen had a dream to incorporate their love of wine with travel […]

Wine Labeling Law

Did you know that the US is known in Spain as the “Country of Laws”? And if Spain refers to our country in this way, I would confidently make the assumption that our reputation far extends past the Iberian Peninsula as an obsessively “judicial” country. After the most recent bout […]

Bodega Artadi-Cosecheros-Alaveses

Artadi originally began as a small co-operative in the 1980′s surrounded by the walled town of Laguardia in Alavesa. Winemaker, Juan Carlos Lopez de la Calle, built the Artadi name by growing and elaborating the traditional Spanish grape varietal, Tempranillo, in high-altitude, chalky soils within Rioja. By the mid-1990s, Juan Carlos took over the property, joined hands with his partner Jean-Francoise, and has nurtured Bodega Artadi into a 75 ha powerhouse it is today.

Mersequera

Mersequera is a white grape primarily used in wine from D.O. Valencia, in addition to D.O. Utiel-Requena, Alicante, Almansa, Tarragona, Vin Vinalopó and Yecla. The grape can also be called, Encanyavella, Exquitxagos, Messeguera, Trobat and Verdosilla. Known as being an extremely adaptable and resilient grape, able to grow in almost […]