Tag Archives: Valdeorras

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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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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Tasting the Future (and Past) of Spanish Wine

I hail from the land of butter-bomb Chardonnays and high-alcohol Cabernets. It is a place where numerous winemakers conform to the new norm of producing wine in an effort to gain a rating worthy of the Robert Parker elite rather than create a wine which characterizes the body and soul of the winemaker, the grape,…
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Featured Wine: 2007 Viña Godeval (Valdeorras)

On a recent work trip to Hawaii I discovered a wine that I have heard about over the past couple of years but have never come to purchase - the 2007 Viña Godeval from Valdeorras. I picked it up at a wine shop in Kailua Kona (on the big island) and asked the gentleman behind…
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Memories of Vacations Past

Have you ever been on a vacation that was so amazing that you would return in a second? Do you reminisce about what you did? Or what you ate? Or what you saw? Well, Just two months after leaving my food and wine vacation at Catacurian I am feeling those same nostalgic so-called hunger pangs.…
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