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Thursday 17 April 2014

Spain

Sangria tipped for Millennial success

Sangria has been tipped for international success with Millennials expected to lead a trend for sweet, fruity wines, according to research by Mintel.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Alvaro Palacios

The Spanish wine pioneer on his dreams of being a bullfighter, splashing out on fine wine and drinking DRC with Paco de Lucía.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Paternina sells historic brand and cellars

Bodegas Muriel has announced its purchase of fellow Rioja producer Paternina’s winery in Ollauri, together with the building’s stocks and flagship Conde de los Andes brand.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Vega Sicilia writes off 500,000 bottles

Prestigious Spanish wine producer Vega Sicilia has been forced to write off over 500,000 bottles of wine due to excessive levels of sediment.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Roca brothers hook up with The Macallan

Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca of the “world’s best restaurant”, El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, have collaborated with single malt Scotch, The Macallan.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Palacios to release ‘game changing’ Rioja

Pioneering Spanish winemaker Alvaro Palacios is to release a “game changing” single vineyard Rioja onto the market next year.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo launches honey ‘Scotch’ whisky

Diageo has launched a new honey-flavoured “spirit drink” based on its J&B Scotch whisky in an effort to open the whisky category up to the next generation.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Opera part 9: Il Trovatore

Kidnap and vengeful gypsies combine in another Verdi masterpiece of despair, while wine powers the blacksmiths through the famous anvil chorus.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Spain becomes world’s biggest wine producer

Spain’s wine production surged by 41% last year overtaking both France and Italy to become the world’s biggest producer.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Christian Barré: Restless in Rioja

Christian Barré, of Pernod Ricard Winemakers Spain, explains why Campo Viejo is such a success story and his luxury ambitions for the Ysios brand.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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