Archivo de la categoría: Sweet wines

Virtus Unita Fortior


The state motto of Andorra, Virtus Unita Fortior, can be translated as “Virtue united is stronger”. I mention this because I went for the third time to the Trobada de Microproductors de vi a Andorra, a wine fair that in my opinion … Seguir leyendo

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DISCOVERING SHERRY WINERIES: BODEGAS EMILIO HIDALGO


Monday, 13th April. 5:00 pm. My friend Manel and I were sat in a bar while eating some tapas and talking about the great morning we experienced. It was not common to have the chance to visit two nice wineries … Seguir leyendo

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DESCUBRIR LAS BODEGAS DE JEREZ: EL MAESTRO SIERRA


Lunes, 13 de abril. 12:45 am. Día soleado y ventoso. Mi amigo Manel y yo acabamos de visitar Ximénez-Spínola (escribí sobre ellos en un artículo anterior). Cogemos un taxi y nos dirigimos a El Maestro Sierra, una de mis bodegas favoritas de … Seguir leyendo

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DISCOVERING SHERRY WINERIES: EL MAESTRO SIERRA


Monday, 13th April. 12:45 am. It was a windy and sunny day. My friend Manel and I just ended up our visit to Ximénez-Spínola (I wrote about it at my previous post), grabbed a taxi and headed to El Maestro … Seguir leyendo

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Sherry wineries: Ximénez-Spínola


As you may know, the predominant grape variety at the DO Jerez-Xérès-Sherry is Palomino. The other varieties recognized by the Consejo Regulador (Regulatory Council), i.e., Pedro Ximénez (PX) and Moscatel (sweet Muscat) represent a tiny percentage of the total. However, … Seguir leyendo

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Field visit to Martín Codax winery


MARTÍN CODAX, 12th May 2014 … my friends of Vinoscopio and I left Cacabelos and headed to La Coruña to visit Martín Codax (D.O. Rías Baixas, Spain). Despite it’s relatively recent founding (1986), it is already the biggest wine cooperative … Seguir leyendo

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Interview at The Sommelier’s Palate


I have been interviewed by The Sommelier’s Palate. Here you have the link: http://www.thewanderingpalate.com/?p=10037

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bar Quimet-Quimet or the Cathedral of the senses in Barcelona


There are just a few venues in Barcelona capable enough to make me recall goods memories everytime I go. Among them, the bar Quimet-Quimet, at Poble Sec, is my favourite. I have been frequenting it for years, but not as … Seguir leyendo

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The wines of Empordà


I talked about the wines of Empordà (Girona) a few weeks ago. Now, I bring the issue back up after having visited a couple of wineries few days ago and tasted a lot of wines from the area at the … Seguir leyendo

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Visiting Orto Vins


7th September 2013, This small cellar started its activity in 2008. They have a motto: quality. Its name, Orto Vins, comes from a Greek word meaning “right”, “straightforward”, “correct”. It also refers to the sunrise or sun up is the … Seguir leyendo

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Visiting Lustau


May 2012, I had the chance to have an excellent wine tasting of lots of references commercialized by Lustau while I was following a sherry-food pairing course in Jerez. Juan Mateos de Arizón, sales manager for enotourism, kindly guided me … Seguir leyendo

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