Archivo de la categoría: Red wine

Field visit to small vignerons at Champagne


I spent three days with my colleagues of El Petit Celler at Champagne last week. It was a destination that I always wanted to visit, and finally I managed to! Champagne provides us snapshots of bubbles, celebrations, glamour, happiness, luxury… Why? … Seguir leyendo

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Tracking organic wine. F. Schatz winery


Today I’m going to defend a topic that normally I don’t pay attention to, which is biodynamic wine. A subject increasingly in vogue, but has generated no small unbelief among the lay and profane. A tip: against the defense that … Seguir leyendo

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Field visit to Cuatro Pasos winery


CUATRO PASOS, 11th May 2014 A group of friends journeyed to Cacabelos (D.O. Bierzo, Spain) to visit Cuatro Pasos, an interesting winery created in 2003, a subsidiary of Martin Codax -the top producer of white wines of the D.O. Rías Baixas-. … Seguir leyendo

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Portuguese wines at full speed (2)


Day 2. Before starting a long day, we had breakfast in a luxury dining room at the hotel. It recalled those days when people –the very rich ones- used to vacation in these health resorts, now converted into vintage hotels. … Seguir leyendo

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Portuguese wines at full speed (1)


Is it possible to visit five wineries in just two days while driving about 2.000 km? Is it possible to learn something meanwhile? And more important, Is it possible to enjoy such a trip? I would have said that it … Seguir leyendo

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AT Roca: a new trend among the Catalan sparkling wine


A few days ago I tasted the AT Roca’s wines at the Fábrica Moritz, in Barcelona. Agustí Torelló Sibill and his son, the oenologist Agustí Torelló Roca introduced their products (two sparkling wines, two white wines and a red one). … Seguir leyendo

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Tasting Marqués de Terán (DOCa Rioja)


I was at Dime restaurant in Barcelona, the last 20th february, where the Regalía de Ollauri – Marqués de Terán winery introduced their products to the press. It is a young winery created by two well known producers in the … 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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Tasting Empordà


I was kindly invited by Devino Catas to give a wine tasting at Celler Brugarol in Palamós (Girona) on 29th September 2013. The reason for that was to introduce some Catalan wines from Empordà to a group of international recognized … Seguir leyendo

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Tasting Clos Mogador DOC Priorat at Moritz


16th September 2013 Spanish wines, no newcomer to the international scene, have been coveted by wine connoisseurs for over two thousand years. Nowadays, this trend continues, despite short term variations in the marketplace of consumer preference. Among the elite group of … 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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