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The Cork Talk wine year 2015

Regular readers (thank you so much, you are really appreciated!) will know that I was dreading last week's article. The Costa News Top Ten...

Surmounting perception barriers

The first time Phillip Cox CEO of the Romanian winery Cramele Recas (pronounced, I think, Cram-el-lay Rek-ash) came within my radar reach was when...

Christmas 2015 – the wines

Firstly, relax - at this time of year, if you can't find the following wines at your local wine shops, most Spanish wineries are...

The monovarietals of La Mancha

Agreed – it’s not a word in common use, except amongst the anorak-clad personnel of the wine world, like myself (although I actually eschew...

In the rolling hills of DO Navarra

I recently received a selection of four most enjoyable wines from DO Navarra, by a rather circuitous route! My great Welsh pal, Geraint (not colloquially...

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...

The green extreme

Last week's ‘Cork Talk’ introduced readers to the unusual concept of Natural Wines: what does it mean, etc. Also, I spotlighted one Spanish producer...

English Sparkling Wine – The Jávea connection!

Jávea, that three-part harmony of a town, on the Costa Blanca, which nestles between the, historically, more famous, Denia, and the ever more chic,...

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Benidorm locks-up again

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Brexit passport rule changes

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