What is Mencia? It’s a grape on the rise right now in Spain, as a result of famous estates such as Dominio de Tares. Although, searching around the web will yield many results for information on this grape. So why […]
The EU is close to passing a deal that would allow American winemakers better opportunities in exporting their wines to Europe. Although some countries feel that it gives the Americans an unfair advantage. Read more here.
Bucko’s New Releases – wineloverspage.com. Check out Bucko’s new recommendations including a whole bunch of Spanish and Portuguese wines for the holidays. Read them all here.
As you all know Spanish wine is becoming a big deal around the world. This is in part to it’s incredibly wide ranging regions, each with it’s own personality, and strengths. Here’s a short story about trip I recently took […]
A wine for the ages / Vintage Ports may be the longest-lived wines, and the just-released 2003s may set a new benchmark…Or so says the SF chronicle. More hype on the recently released 2003 ports! Read more here.
Maybe the boycott is working: The Catalan winery Codorniu’s sales fell by 4.4% in Spain in the year leading up to June 2005 because of the widespread boycott… Read more here.
As I had written back in October of this year the Spanish wines of Valdepeñas can really be interesting at times. Last night Gabriella and I had a chance to try a Gran Reserva from Valdepeñas. 1996 Racimo de Oro […]
According to a recent article in the LaTimes Shortly after the Catalan parliament voted overwhelmingly in late September to declare Catalonia a “nation” within Spain, furious Spaniards from other parts of the country declared a cava boycott. It was an […]
Once again an article touting all the great values coming out of Spain. This one gives a few good holiday recommendations to look for. Read more hear!
Last week, I was in La Rioja where I spent one night in the little town of Haro. Always a favorite stops for me, it makes you feel like you stepped back in history as you wander about the stone […]