Tag Archives: Rosé Wine

Vino in the Valley

      Which valley? Napa Valley? No. Try the Valle de Guadalupe (Guadalupe Valley) in Mexico. Mexican wine. You heard me correctly. Mexican. Wine. Yes, our neighbor to the south produces more than just the world’s finest tequila. Just a couple of hours south of the California/Mexico border, in the state of Baja California,…
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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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A Distinctly Spanish Summer

The summer solstice has occurred and the northern hemisphere is in the throes of summer.  Truth be told, I am not the biggest fan of this season. Having grown up in Florida where humidity and temperatures regularly reach the mid-to-high 90’s, I am forever scarred from truly enjoying the milder summers of San Diego. Summer…
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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Ribera del Duero

The past few years have been good to the Ribera del Duero wine region in North Central Spain; but much like Sonoma in California wine country, it has had to contend with a more popular older sibling, Rioja. That said, given the region’s much deserved recent international notoriety, things are changing. On a recent trip…
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Mallorca: The Last Spanish Wine Frontier (Part 3 of 3)

The allure of Mallorca lies in images of escaping the hectic mainland life and living an island dream (if only for just a few days) and walking carefree on the beach of the Mediterranean while the sand crumbles softly beneath your toes. But then you head to a local restaurant for the freshest seafood the island has…
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