Tag Archives: Albariño

Tasting Spain with Campos de España

      Spanish wine has been in the news off and on over the past few years. The quality of wines coming out of Spain for the price point is virtually still unequalled in the world of wine today.  Some would argue with this statement; but when you add the tremendous breadth of varietals…
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Grab a Glass and Celebrate Albariño Day

As many recover from recent Cinco de Mayo celebrations it is time to turn attention to the next great celebration – Albariño Day! On May 9, 2013 we will celebrate the second annual day focusing on the incredible wines of Rias Baixas, Spain. So, put the beer stein down and grab a glass of Albariño and…
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Tour del Vino Gallego: The Wines of ViniGalicia

Summer has bid adieu and the fall color palette has taken over the landscape. In picturesque villages amidst the mountainous terrain of northwestern Spain one wine group in particular is working diligently to introduce the world to amazing wines produced in some of Spain's lesser-known wine areas. Believe me when I say they know what…
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Featured Wine: 2006 Sketch (DO Rias Baixas)

Raul Perez - Albariño Vineyards in Galicia Some things happen just once in a lifetime. I suspect that I have just experienced one of those moments. By chance I was searching for a wine online when I noticed the wine shop had just received a bottle of the 2006 Sketch from Rias Baixas (through the purchase…
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Featured Wine: 2009 Palacio de Fefiñanes (Rias Baixas)

This summer was one of the mildest on record in San Diego. Does this mean I relaxed my enjoyment of blancos and rosados? Not hardly. Actually, it was just the opposite. I have enjoyed some of the best wines of the past couple of years over the last few months. Among one of my all-time…
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