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What makes Pingus wine so great?

Have you ever tasted a Pingus wine? Dominio de Pingus, to give it its proper title, is one of the finest wine producers in Spain. From its tiny vineyard in the Ribera del Duero region, it routinely produces some of the best red wine in the world. For all its prestige and fame, however, few […]

Drink this instead of Campo Viejo Rioja, thank us later!

Is Campo Viejo Rioja your go-to Spanish red wine? With sales of around two million cases per year, you’re not the only one. Supermarket shelves are full of Campo Viejo wines, from its entry-level Garnacha all the way up through Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva Rioja levels. For many people, Campo Viejo Rioja is their […]

You’ve got to visit Aranda de Duero. Here’s why!

Fans of quality Spanish wine will already know about the Ribera del Duero, and its capital city of Aranda de Duero. Wine lovers partial to wine tourism should really consider a trip to this Spanish wine stronghold for their next trip. Located in the Burgos province, Aranda de Duero has a lot to offer for […]

Vega Sicilia Único: Is it worth the money?

Vega Sicilia Único is one of Spain’s most iconic wines, and is considered by many to be the best red wine in the world. Sounds good, right? The one thing to keep in mind before picking up a case or two is that Vega Sicilia Único does not exactly come cheap. This is not an […]

Ribera del Duero is probably Spain’s best wine. Here’s why!

It’s not exactly controversial to say that the Ribera del Duero region produces some of the best red wine in the world. Right up there with Rioja, Ribera del Duero is known to make Spain’s best wine, and has an enviable reputation on the world stage. This was not always the case, however. For a […]

The best red wine gifts for Valentine’s Day

Picture this: It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. You and your significant other have a special evening planned. You’ve got dinner reservations at your favourite restaurant, or maybe you’re cooking something special at home. You’ve picked out the sweetest card you could find, and you’ve inscribed it with a beautiful message that […]

Gourmet food pairings for the world’s finest wines

Fine wines are not for everybody, but rather for the fortunate few. For many years, the finest wines of Ribera del Duero, Bordeaux and Burgundy have graced the dining tables of kings and queens, presidents and other politicians, and the rich and famous. The premium wines of these top regions are called “fine” for a […]

El Coto Rioja and the best value Tempranillo wines

Tempranillo wines from Spain are very popular. You can get Tempranillo wine from Rioja, Ribera del Duero and other Spanish wine regions that are made in a multitude of styles and quality levels. The Tempranillo grape is very versatile and responds well to oak ageing, such as in the Rioja region. Such wines can be […]