Vega Sicilia has named its new technical director, just three days after confirming the departure of the former winemaker.
Auction house Bonhams is shining a light on Spain at its next fine wine auction in London on 3 September, which will include 40 lots of “top Rioja”.
The technical director of Spanish estate, Vega Sicilia, has left the property after 23 years.
The SPI Group has bolstered its vineyard portfolio with the acquisition of the Arinzano Winery in Spain, which will form part of its new luxury wine division.
PR man turned winemaker Harry Hunt of Bodegas Tierra Hermosa in Malaga has launched a Spanish wine sourcing service for importers and distributors.
Fragrant red variety Mencía is “the Pinot Noir of Spain” due to its delicacy and sensitivity to terroir according to one young winemaker championing the grape.
The arrival of Chef Robert Petzold earlier this year marked a change in direction for Boqueria Hong Kong with its new menu, the Taste of Spain, focusing on pairing tapas with wine.
Keen to push beyond the realms of red, white and rosé, a group of young Spaniards have broken the mould with the launch of the world’s first blue wine.
Sherry sales have all but collapsed in the category’s top five markets over the last decade, with global exports nearly halving since 2002, new graphs show.
Boutinot has teamed up with Spanish producer Bodegas Murviedro to create a new entry level offering for the UK on-trade and independent sectors.
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