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Denominación de Origen Yecla on English language radio!

A recent Cork Talk started off rather scathingly about the Denominación de Origen system in general, and in particular about some DOs where rumblings...

DOP Bullas

Perhaps the burghers of Denominación de Origen Bullas saw the writing on the wall ten years ago - La Crisis, from which Spain is...

Canals y Munné are still sparkling

There are couple of puns in the title and I've plagiarised my own work from a few years ago - but hey, I'll make...

The Moon Goddess

As we approach the 2020's the, once very conservative, Spanish wine scene is slowly being turned upside down - a reflection perhaps of the...

Costa Blanca/Costa Calida wine tasting tour

I'm now just about recovered from a delightfully hectic three-day wine tasting tour which took in the Costa Blanca and the Costa Calida. Three...

Javea’s fine wine/gourmet cuisine pairing Mecca – Restaurante Nox

I recently returned to Restaurante Nox, on Javea's Arenal front line, to present a wine pairing dinner. Little did clients know that the evening...

Vins del Comtat

By Colin Harkness I wonder if my fellow tasters noticed an apparent light-headed dizziness about me when I first set eyes on the new bottle...

Proving an old proverb wrong(ish)!

The old proverb - 'You can't teach and old dog new tricks.' The meaning - please read on! I'm writing this article the day after my...

Bodegas Tierra Hermosa re-visited

I first wrote about Harry Hunt, founder of Tierra Hermosa, towards the end of 2012, telling the fascinating story of his exit from the...

It’s a family affair

Remember the song? Sly and the Family Stone, 1972 - just to put your mind at rest! I can't remember the words, so I've no...

Telitec tasting tour finishes on a high!

I know that many of you have been following the reports on the Telitec Tasting, in association with Blu Property Group. In a nutshell the...

Bodegas Muga

You may have read a recent Cork Talk article about a small crack appearing in the apparently rich veneer of Spain's most famous area...

A cherry on the Telitec tasting tour trifle!

Actually, I'm not keen on trifle, so the title may be a little misleading. I'm referring to the old homily where the best is...

Spanish wine’s men/women/ institutions of the year

In another new, annual article (last week's Review of the Cork Talk Wine Events of the Year was the first) it's my intention here...

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