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III Mostra Internacional de vins singulars i de poble

Part One Yep, it’s a mouth full, I know – and in Valenciano too, but I think it wholly appropriate that we keep it like...

Pilgrims’ progress – and the apostrophe is correct!

I’ll be very interested to see how these Peregrino (pilgrim, in Spanish!) wines progress over the next few years. I received from Bodegas Gordonzello,...

A little bird told me!

A wren, as a matter of fact! The rather cute emblem of Bodegas Paso-Primero which features on their labels giving a visual clue as...

A cause, or source, of great pleasure!

Quite a claim for a wine, don't you think? Well, I'll get on to Delit, from Bodegas Finca Collado, DO Alicante, a little later....

Sekts education!

I know - sorry, but I couldn’t resist it! I remember being somewhat ambivalent about sex education when I was a testosterone charged (charging?) 14...

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...

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...

Craft beers in Benissa

When I first started teaching, September 1975, I hit it off immediately with my boss, Head of PE, Arthur Roberts, now, sadly no longer...

The wines of northern Spain

So, here’s me thinking I know a bit about Spanish wine (and I do too), but my knowledge, expertise and experience over the last...

Your Christmas Day wines here!

Wow – where did that go? Another year has gone by and here I am once again writing about wines that I’d recommend to...

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...

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...

In support of Albariño

If, like myself, you love the wonderful fruit driven white wines of DO Rías Baixas, Galicia, North West Spain, you may be asking, ‘Does...

Swedish wine tasting season opens in Jávea!

I’m delighted to say that my services have been retained for another year of wine tasting events with Milagro Javea, a Swedish owned company...

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