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Albariño at Pazo de Señoráns

The small portfolio – just three wines – of Pazo de Señorans consistently earns over 90 points (out of 100) in whichever Spanish (and...

Alimentaria 2016

I've been going to Barcelona’s biennial food and wine fair, Alimentaria, for the last 14 years – that's a lot of wine (I don't...

A Rosé fizz & a Chardonnay for summer

I wouldn't say I was inundated, but it is true that I receive a large number of solicited and unsolicited wines during the year....

The future is orange!

In Cork Talk, I'm hardly likely to be talking telecommunications, the less so, knowing my ineptitude with most things technological! No, I'm talking about...

Is there racism in the wine sector?

In the wake of recent tragic events in the USA I think that perhaps many of us have been reviewing our attitudes to racial...

The ten best Spanish wines tasted in 2016

Always a difficult article, this, the more so as time goes on and the quality of Spanish wine continues to increase. I'm not sure...

Carie’s birthday wines

With birthday dates but eleven days apart it seemed only right that mother and daughter, Ros and Carie, should have a two-week long celebration...

The tip-off!

Museum Wines and No.8 Wine Shop, Dorset In those halcyon days of yesteryear, whilst working as a professional football scout for Liverpool FC (did I...

Meeting Merlot

In August 2011, whilst serving on my first Spanish Wine Judging Panel (Denominación de Origen Rías Baixas Cata/Concurso), I was fortunate to meet and...

Itinerant winemakers

The vast majority of wine made in Spain is created by bodegas which either have their own vineyards or buy their gapes from trusted...

It’s all about the aroma

It's really the aroma of the Lagunilla Reserva 2011 that captures ones attention, even as the cork is being pulled. It immediately speaks of the...

Rosé wine is not seasonal

When it comes to rosé wine, I subscribe to the Elizabeth Gabay MW school of thought – it really shouldn’t be considered as a...

Albarín & Prieto Picudo

An engaging double act in Castilla y León Firstly, the area – Vino de la Tierra Castilla y León is a huge wine making area,...

New kid on the block

Although, to my uneducated eye, the verdant valley that separates the sleepy villages of Llíber and Jalón in the Alicante province looks as if...

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