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    Young Spanish winemaker dies in wine vat accident

    The winemaker niece of respected Spanish producer Raul Perez has died after falling into a vat of wine. Emergency services at the scene of the accident. Image Credit: InfoBierzoNerea Perez is believed to have fallen into the vat after being affected by fumes while working in a cellar in the village of Salas de los Barrios in the El Bierzo region of north west Spain, according to ...

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    Gran Reserva Rioja: The Beauty of Aged Spanish Wine

    My love of Spanish wine is well known, from Basque Txavoli to Sherry, from Albarino to Mencia. They make excellent wine at all price points, and have some intriguing indigenous grapes. The country is rich in wine history, and there is much diversity to be found. I've traveled to Spain three times, including to the Rioja region, and would return again in a heart beat.

    6 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 29 Sept 2014

      The Vineyard Trail - - 5 readers - Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: 2010 Hera Type: White Vineyard: Northwest Portugal Buy local I love the label – simple & elegant.

      International Wine: 7 Out of this World Worldly Wines

      Wine Oh TV - - 4 readers - The world wide web has made the world of wine a whole lot smaller. International wine from virtually every country around the world is now available at your finger tips. From Grecian Greats to Royal Rieslings here are 7 Out of this World Wines from Around the World. GERMANY Prinz Von Hessen H Riesling 2012 $16.99 A typical Rheingau Riesling with a lively pale-yellow color and light green reflexes.

      Wine to drink when the power goes out, 2014 edition

      The Wine Curmudgeon - - 4 readers - The Wine Curmudgeon has entirely too much experience cooking like this. Who knew, after last December’s ice storm and four days without power, that the Wine Curmudgeon would get to do it again — and only nine months later? Ain’t electricity deregulation grand, TXU? We lost power for 2 1/2 days at the beginning of October after 30 minutes of rain and high winds.

      Highlights from the Wine & Culinary Forum, Barcelona (2)

      jamie goode's wine blog - - 3 readers - Ferran Centelles presenting at the Wine & Culinary Forum So here are more highlights from the Wine & Culinary forum here in Barcelona. You can read Part 1, here. Victor de la Serna Noted Spanish wine journalist Victor de la Serna interviewed Asia’s first MW, Jeannie Cho Lee, about the future for wine in the far east. There were a number of insights.

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      Gran Reserva Rioja: The Beauty of Aged Spanish Wine

      …My love of Spanish wine is well known, from Basque Txavoli to Sherry, from Albarino to Mencia. They make excellent wine at all price points, and have some intriguing indigenous grapes. The country is rich in wine history, and there is much diversity to be found. I've traveled to Spain three times, including to the Rioja region, and would return…

      6 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      6 Albariños to try out…

      … Albariño 2013 (Rias Baixas, Spain) — $14 Fresh, crisp and refreshing with green apple, peach, apricot, and tropical fruit and a minerally finish. *Bonus Oregon Albariño* Abacela Albariño (Umpqua Valley, Oregon) — $20 Abacela has been making Albariño in Oregon since 2001, and they are one of the leaders of Spanish wine varieties here in the Pacific…

      2 readers - By Vindulge

      International Wine: 7 Out of this World Worldly Wines

      … minerality. The tannin texture is tight but not sharp which is also an expression of the uniqueness of the soils of Nipozzano. The finish returns to the intense fruity notes already identified on the nose. Wine Paring: Pair with barbecued meat, beef stews and aged cheeses. GREECE 2010 Kokkinos Wine Naoussa Xinomavro: is the principal red wine…

      4 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV

      A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Cune Monopole Rioja Blanco

      …Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2013 Cune Monopole Rioja Blanco from the Rioja Alta appellation in Spain. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of >=3.5 stars (out of 5) A price…

      1 readers - By Wine Peeps

      Wine to drink when the power goes out, 2014 edition

      … vacation. So what did I drink? • Rene Barbier Mediterranean White NV ($4, purchased, 11.5%): My favorite cheap white wine was a godsend. When the power went off on Thursday afternoon, I screwed open a bottle, dropped in some ice, and tried to convince myself the lights would be back on that evening. The Spanish Barbier is made with the same grapes as cava…

      4 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      Wine Tastings in Portland: Saturday, October 11, 2014

      … of Genoa, Navarre, and Savoy/Broder) for some paella and Spanish wine. Paella ready by 3pm Saturday afternoon, and a variety of Spanish wines available to taste all day Friday and Saturday! Nominal suggested donation for the paella, wine tastes are free as always. Con mucho gusto, Liner & Elsen Viva La France! Ermitage du Pic St. Loup Rosé, Dom…

      3 readers - By Portland Oregon Wine

      Michel Rolland & Javier Galaretta Launch New International Brand

      …D'Vari between Michel Rolland & Javiar Galeretta What a fabulous event. Today NYC based journalists and members of the trade had the opportunity to experience the new brand Rolland Galaretta, a partnership between French winemaker and consultant Michel Rolland and Spanish wine entrepreneur Javier Galaretta. The project is to highlight…

      1 readers - By Marisa D'vari/ A Wine Story

      The Case of Wine

      … are all of 8 years old (both 2006 vintage), fairly young by Spanish wine standards, and nowhere near the maturity they need to show what Spanish riserva is all about. The very young Chianti (2013) is conspicuously not a Chianti Classico, and exactly what its region of origin may be is not specified, though it is described as a “Tuscan Maestro’s Prized…

      3 readers - By Tom Maresca/ Tom's Wine Line

      Spanish wine may offer the best value in the world — part II

      …This is the second of two parts discussing why Spanish wine may be the best value in the world today. Part I, an overview of why Spain offers so much value, is here. If wine drinkers know Spanish wine, it’s tempranillo from Rijoa or Ribera del Duero. Older wine drinker might know Spanish sherry, while the hipsters know garnacha and the Winestream…

      1 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      Morum Rioja Crianza 2010

      …, with an alcohol level that’s a little bit higher. It has a slight pepperiness which comes through after the fruit. At about £7 this was great value. I’ll be looking out for the Reserva and Grand Reserva in the range. Like this: Like Loading... Category: Naked Wines Rioja Spanish wine tempranillo…

      1 readers - By Erin Mellor/ Golly's Wine Drops

      Spanish wine may offer the best value in the world — part I

      …This is the first of two parts discussing why Spanish wine may be the best value in the world today. Part II, with some of Spain’s best-value wines, will post tomorrow. The reasons are many, and they add up to the same thing: Spanish wine, whether red, white, pink, or bubbly, probably offers the best value in the world, and certainly for the cheap…

      1 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      Young Spanish winemaker dies in wine vat accident

      …The winemaker niece of respected Spanish producer Raul Perez has died after falling into a vat of wine. Emergency services at the scene of the accident. Image Credit: InfoBierzoNerea Perez is believed to have fallen into the vat after being affected by fumes while working in a cellar in the village of Salas de los Barrios in the El Bierzo region…

      9 readers - By Decanter

      Highlights from the Wine & Culinary Forum, Barcelona (2)

      …Ferran Centelles presenting at the Wine & Culinary Forum So here are more highlights from the Wine & Culinary forum here in Barcelona. You can read Part 1, here. Victor de la Serna Noted Spanish wine journalist Victor de la Serna interviewed Asia’s first MW, Jeannie Cho Lee, about the future for wine in the far east. There were a number…

      3 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 29 Sept 2014

      … it was likely a sweet wine back then…Join me for a glass and let me know what you think. Elizabeth The “Hippy” Winer This dry red Spanish wine offers an array of bouquet carrying hints of oak, earth, cherry, currant and blueberry. Very intense, but a well-balanced wine that many have said ages exceptionally well. For me – I think of hot Spanish nights…

      5 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

      Where is the Priorat?

      … highest official wine region designation, DOQ. Only the Rioja wine region has this same designation from the Spanish government. We were lucky enough to visit this astonishing wine country last Fall. If you schedule a trip to Barcelona, consider a trip to this wonderful wine country. There are wine touring guides that include plenty of places to lodge…

      3 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways