Navarra

    Navarra, a Spanish Soujourn

    … are crossed by the Lumbier and Arbayún gorges and the Bank Southern region is a flat landscape of grasslands, without trees except for those near rivers and lakes, along the fertile valleys of the Ebro River Recently I put out to the universe that I was on a mission to taste 100 wines for membership into The Wine Century Club, just about the time I had…

    2 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

    September 19th is #GrenacheDay

    … is a grape that does well in warm weather and can withstand windy conditions. Also known as "Granacha" in Spain, this grape is the principle variety in the the Navarra region. Grenache is also widely planted in Southern France and was one of the first varieties introduced in Australia. Since Grenache tends to produce a lighter, fruitier wine…

    4 readers - By Charlotte Chipperfield/ The Wine Key's Blog

    Wine of the Week 13 – another Spanish gem

    …Beautifully tended vineyards at Viña Magaña. Photo from Olé Imports. It must be the Summer making me think of Spain. Whatever the reason though, this week’s Wine of the Week is a gem of a wine and great value for money too, so perfect Wine of the Week material. It comes from the wonderful, if under appreciated, region of Navarra. As I have…

    5 readers - By Quentin Sadler/ Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

    Wine of the Week 11 – a great barbecue wine

    …Nekeas Valley. It’s turning out to be quite a good summer here in the UK, so I thought it would be nice to have a Wine of the Week that would be delicious with a barbecue in the garden. Yet again it is a wine from the Spanish region of Navarra, which is a place that I love as it produces a dazzling array of very different, but good quality wines…

    11 readers - By Quentin Sadler/ Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

    Wine of the Week 10 – a touch of Spanish elegance

    …J. Chivite Family Estates vineyards. Recently I have been tasting quite a few wines from Navarra - indeed one has been a previous Wine of the Week. Some of you will have read about the trip I made to this to this fascinating and beautiful region of Spain last year. The wines were as varied as the landscape, with every producer having a very…

    5 readers - By Quentin Sadler/ Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

    Wine of the Week 2 – Domaine Lupier El Terroir

    …2009 Domaine Lupier El Terroir Garnacha Bodegas Domaine Lupier, San Martín de Unx Navarra, Spain At first glance this wine might appear to be French – Domine Lupier might imply that – but actually it’s Spanish, from the under appreciated region of Navarra. What’s more, although it doesn’t say so on the label it is from the cool and mountainous…

    2 readers - By Quentin Sadler/ Quentin Sadler's Wine Page