Tag Archives: Rueda

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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Codorníu-Raventós/Aveníu Brands Winemaker Tour

Recently seven of the world’s finest winemakers converged for the first time in the United States. New York City and Washington, D.C. played host to the first-ever Codorníu-Raventós/Aveníu Brands Winemaker Tour which aimed to bring together the eight winemakers which make up the Codorníu Raventós portfolio. Representing ten wine regions in three countries these winemakers…
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Featured Wine: 2007 José Pariente (DO Rueda)

It is still warm in many parts of the country so I am taking advantage of it by drinking some amazing Spanish white wines. Feeling the need for a light, crisp afternoon wine I opted for a wine from the D.O. of Rueda, located in the region of Castilla y León approximately two hours north…
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A Foreigner’s Guide to Spanish Cheese: Sheep/Oveja (Part 4 of 5)

Our gallivants through the pastures of the Iberian countryside now turn our gaze from the quiet and inert cow (vaca) to the timid and vulnerable sheep (oveja). I might even say that I am thankful for the animal’s reputation of stupidity – follow the shepherd and eat and drink to your heart’s content for the…
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