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Friday Feature Photo: Gripping Tannins

Photographer: Albertina Torres Capture Date: October 12, 2013 Location: Caudete de las Fuentes, DO Utiel-Requena (Valencia-Spain) About: Albeit the odd “duck” of the grape family, the flesh and juice as well as the skin of Alicante Bouchet is dark red, teetering on black. These Teinturier variety grapes also include the Georgian grape, Saperavi – a […]

Lebanon, the Phoenicians and Iberian Grapes

Standing in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley was an amazing experience. This beautiful rugged terrain was once part of the ancient land of Canaan and is drenched in history. The air smelt of wild herbs and cedars as the sun beat down on the rocky landscape and stony soils. Wild flowers colonised […]

Iberian Wine Wiki – Well Sort of (project closed)

According to Dictionary.com a Wiki is defined as: A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it. Catavino.net’s definition of the Iberian Wine Wiki is as such: A repository for our research into the grape varietals and regions of Spain and Portugal. The main […]