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Saturday 1 August 2015

Spain

SPI Group acquires Spanish wine estate

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.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 1 Comment »

Hunt launches Spanish wine supplier

PR man turned winemaker Harry Hunt of Bodegas Tierra Hermosa in Malaga has launched a Spanish wine sourcing service for importers and distributors.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

Mencía the ‘Pinot Noir’ of Spain

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.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

A taste of Spain: Boqueria, Hong Kong

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.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

World’s first blue wine goes on sale

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.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 9 Comments »

Graphs detail plummeting Sherry sales

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.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Boutinot bolsters on-trade and indie offer

Boutinot has teamed up with Spanish producer Bodegas Murviedro to create a new entry level offering for the UK on-trade and independent sectors.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Wines need to ‘undress to reveal themselves’

Bierzo based Raul Perez has revealed his winemaking approach has changed and he now seeks to make more naked, honest wines via subtle oak treatment.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

UK gin scene adds Spanish accent

A company that claims to be “Spain’s first urban distillery” is bringing an Iberian twist to the thriving UK gin scene.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Godello ‘in between Chardonnay and Riesling’

Spain’s great white hope Godello is “in between Chardonnay and Riesling” in character due to its ability to express terroir according to one winemaker working with the grape.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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