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Thursday 5 March 2015

Spain

Vega to make the ‘Montrachet of Ribera’

Javier Ausas, chief winemaker of Spanish icon Vega Sicilia, has spoken of his desire to make the “Montrachet of Ribera del Duero” at the prestigious estate.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Cava looks to guarantee source vineyard

Within the next two months, Cava is hoping to launch a new top-level tier just for sparkling wine made from single vineyards.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Caballeros honour Brindisa and Berry Bros

Two new members have been inducted into the Gran Orden de Caballeros del Vino in recognition of their “outstanding contribution” to the Spanish wine industry.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Winery launches ‘wine and sex’ nights

Bodegas Monje in Tenerife has launched a series of “Wine & Sex” nights involving erotic games at its winery in the Canary Islands.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 2 Comments »

Focus on sub-regions key to Rioja success

A vague understanding of Rioja as a region and use of “Rioja” as a blanket term for its wines is holding it back, says the export manager for Europe at Marqués de Cáceres.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Rioja toasts record sales

The UK played a major role in helping Rioja to achieve record sales of 281 million litres in 2014, according to the region’s Consejo Regulador.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Spanish fine wine collective grows

Four wineries have joined the Grandes Pagos de España, an association designed to promote Spain’s high-end single estate producers.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

BrewDog opens bulletproof bar

BrewDog has taken its craft beer mission to Spain opening its first bar in Barcelona, complete with bulletproof glass.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Virgin hails sparkling success

The UK thirst for Champagne and Prosecco helped online retailer Virgin Wines to achieve its best Christmas ever, with like-for-like December sales up 20%.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Burgundy and Spain headline February sales

Burgundy and Spain will be a major part of Wally’s New York and Bonhams’ London sales towards the end of this month.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

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