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Saturday 1 October 2016 loc: GB

Spain

Rías Baixas in pictures

db’s Lucy Shaw heads to Spain’s northwestern tip to Rías Baixas, where she’s plied with polpo and zippy Albariño and shown around some of the region’s most stunning estates.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 1 Comment »

Top 10 UK beer imports from Europe

With the British Beer & Pub Association releasing their yearly statistics we’re able to show you where in Europe the UK gets the most of its beer from.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Marques de Murrieta: Pushing wine to its limits

The historic family estate in Rioja, Marques de Murrieta, has spent 165 years “pushing the boundaries of the region,” following the release of its 100-pointer Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Blanco 1986.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Albariño is ‘the wild horse’ grape

Rías Baixas’ flagship grape Albariño is a “wild horse that needs taming” according to one winemaker in the northwestern Spanish region.

Monday, September 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Trend for sparkling Albariño on the rise

The trend for sparkling Albariño is on the rise as winemakers in Rías Baixas in northwest Spain seek to capitalise on the global popularity of sparkling wine.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Spain’s hottest young chef comes to London

Mohawk-sporting, three Michelin-starred Spanish chef David Muñoz is to open his long-awaited debut London venture, StreetXO, in Mayfair this November.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Jet2 bans passengers for drinking ‘illicit alcohol’ on Tenerife flight

Three passengers have been banned for Jet2 flights for smuggling alcohol on board while another three have been left in Spain to make their own way back.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Marqués de Riscal joins Barwell & Jones

UK-based wine agency Barwell & Jones has announced its appointment as the exclusive UK importer for Rioja producer, Marqués de Riscal.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Burgundian approach’ now adopted in Priorat

Winemakers in Priorat have moved from a Bordeaux approach to winemaking to a Burgundian approach according to one producer in the northern Spanish region.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 1 Comment »

‘Hole in the middle’ of the Cava category

There is a “hole in the middle” of the Cava category at the moment with too much focus on the top and the bottom ends of the market, according to one producer.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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