Spanish Wine

    La Cantera Carinena 2005 Reserva

    …I’d tried this wine a while ago, and whilst it was good, I thought it might be better having had some time to grow up, so I left it alone for a while, and then I forgot about it for a good while longer. This La Cantera Carinena 2005 Reserva from Laithwaites had therefore had rather longer lounging about with nothing to do than I intended. I…

    3 readers - By Golly's Wine Drops

    Weekly Interview: Aurelio Montes

    … may or may not like his vision of quality and his passion for a certain style of winemaking, but he has truly transformed the wine world. In addition to our good friendship, he is extremely generous in sharing his knowledge when he visits Chile. Alvaro Palacios in Spain brought true refreshment to the Spanish wine industry. I have been following his…

    12 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Satire on the adulteration of wine in Spain (1916)

    … as a colorant of Spanish wine in 1877.[2] Be careful drinking those century old vintages from unknown producers! Adulteración del vino. ca. 1916. [1] [1] Adulteración del vino. ca. 1916. Post card. Memoria de Madrid. URL: http://www.memoriademadrid.es/buscador.php?accion=VerFicha&id=35755 [2] Estudio sobre la exposicion vinicola nacional de 1877. 1878. URL: http://books.google.com/books?id=iVa03ssypyoC&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false Like this: Like Loading... Related…

    6 readers - By Hogshead - A Wine Blog

    Underrated Spain: Meseta Central Wine Region

    …In the land of Don Quixote, wine plays a very important role both economically and culturally. The Meseta Central, a.k.a. Central Plateau, produces nearly half of the wine in all of Spain. It’s also home to over a dozen top wine Spanish bodegas (wineries). Super Value! If you like wines with intensity and European personality, Spain has you…

    7 readers - By Wine Folly