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Who’d be a wine-maker?

Two years ago, I visited the nascent vineyard of Jody and John, respectively from California and Wirral, UK. Jody is a world-renowned expert (www.limoce.com) on...

Wines for The Three Kings

Be fair – they've travelled a long way. Plus, of course, they've brought with them some fantastic gifts. So the least we can do...

DO Montilla-Moriles

For some odd reason I cannot trace the article I wrote, having visited Bodegas Pérez Barquero, DO Montilla-Moriles, Andalucía. I’d like to put a...

Studying Cava

Students of Cava will know that the eponymous two names above are seriously big hitters in the world of Spain's famous sparkling wines. For, approaching...

Denominación de Origen Cangas

One of the best things about the recent Barcelona Wine Week (BWW) that I attended recently, was the opportunity to visit the stands of...

In praise of Spanish supermarket wines

Bet you didn’t see that coming! Neither did I! If you look back at my articles (you can see many archived here www.colinharknessonwine.com click Articles,...

If not now then when!

Vinoteca solves the conservation conundrum I'm fortunate, I know. I receive wines from all over Spain each month, sent by bodegas hoping for a review...

English wine – Another visit to Dorset

Twenty-two years ago (this week, actually) when I left the UK for a new life in Spain I certainly didn’t expect to be returning,...

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,...

Furmint

We arrived by car, but Badacsony, Hungary, can be reached by train and by ferry, from various other small ‘ports’ nestled on the attractive...

Les verres de vin, en France!

I could hardly wish for a better location to write this week’s Cork Talk! I’m sitting on the banks of the River Vezere, in...

Supporting the little guys

When watching sports (remember that?!), but supporting no particular team/competitor, many of us root for the underdog. The player/team with the lesser reputation, the...

There is no noun that cannot be verbed!

And I’m sure that Benitachell’s Ladies Who Charity, won’t mind my using them as an example! Yes, I was delighted to be asked to take...

Back to the future

With total incredulity I read a Tweet on Twitter last November, I think, whose thesis was that the Spanish wine world is stagnant! The...

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