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Understanding Viura: What you need to know

Viura is a very popular Spanish wine grape, though it is often quite misunderstood and arguably not fully appreciated. It has a number of different names, depending on where in the world it’s grown. It is mostly commonly used in white Rioja and Cava, and in these instances the name “Viura” is unlikely to appear […]

Chardonnay is a lot more versatile than you think!

Chardonnay has a bad reputation among a lot of wine lovers, and we think this is a terrible shame. True, there is some bad Chardonnay out there, but that is true of all wines. As far as we’re concerned, Chardonnay is just misunderstood, and we’ll try to address that here.

Sauvignon Blanc: Is it always dry?

Sauvignon Blanc is one of our favourite dry white wines. This popular grape variety originally comes from France, though is planted widely throughout the world. Most wine-producing countries make Sauvignon Blanc wines to at least some extent, with some of the best examples coming from the Loire Valley in France and Marlborough in New Zealand, […]

Love Pinot Grigio? Try these instead

A white mutation of Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio enjoys popularity across the world. And, it’s easy to see why. It’s on every supermarket’s shelves for a start, so it’s easy to pick up on your way home from work. It’s also versatile, easy drinking and makes a refreshing summer drink. If you have guests, it’s […]

Tempranillo, the most famous grape of Spain

Ruby color, aromas of berries, plum and grass, fruity taste, these are the identifying features of the wines that are made with Tempranillo. One of the main grape varieties of Spain, of which quality wines are produced. Balanced and aromatic, and with an average acid and alcohol content. It is a red grape with a […]

Cabernet Sauvignon, the most wine international

Cabernet Sauvignon is probably the most famous grape variety in the world, it is also known as Petit Cabernet or Petit Vidure. It generates one of the largest production of red wine in the world and is cultivated in the all the major wine-producing countries. Of French origin, it is a cross-breed between the Cabernet […]

A good moment for the Verdejo wine

No matter whether you are a wine expert or not, it seems any one has heard about Rueda wines. Rueda Denomination of Origin is undergoing an economic growth in spite of the hard economic situation most activities and especially the wine growing activity are suffering. Rueda character is defined mainly by three elements: the native […]