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Like Baron de Barbon Rioja? Try these!

You may have tried Baron de Barbon Rioja, and you probably liked it too! Baron de Barbon Rioja is a fairly classic example of good quality, good value for money Tempranillo from the Rioja region in Spain. There is plenty more to discover from the Tempranillo grape, however – from Rioja and from other Spanish […]

The bodegas of the golden mile(s) of the Spanish wine

First, we would like to clarify that great wines are produced in all Spain, but it is also true that some wine regions are more known than others. And these include La Rioja and Ribera del Duero. In both we find a few kilometers with a high density of bodegas which produce one of the […]

Bodegas Ramón Bilbao or the passion for a well done job

Ramón Bilbao is one of the oldest wineries in the Rioja. The bodega was officially founded in 1924 by Ramón Bilbao Murga, although he sold wine since 1896, in the small wine village of Haro, which is a reference of the Rioja Alta. Since then, the winery has always been owned by the family. In […]

Do you know the wines of the Bodega Pago de los Capellanes?

The bodega Pago de los Capellanes is located in Pedrosa del Duero (Burgos), and belongs to the denomination of origin Ribera del Duero. This bodega, owned by the family Rodero Villa, produces one of the most outstanding wines from this prestigious region, wherein the wine “Crianza” is particularly attractive due to its excellent value for […]

Pruno 2013. One of the best value wines according Robert Parker

Robert Parker, the world famous wine guru, just published in his magazine The Wine Advocate, the best Spanish value wines. And, of course, the Pruno 2013 remains one of his favorite wines. It tells us: “I have loved this wine in previous vintages and I still do in this 2013. It offers a large number […]

Vizcarra Senda del Oro Roble 2011: 93 Parker points under 10 euros

In its latest edition (August 2012), The Wine Advocate, the Robert Parker’s magazine, has rated the Vizcarra Senda del Oro Roble 2011 with 93 points. This wine is made from 100% Tinto Fino (Tempranillo) grapes, from 15 year old vines. The Vizcarra Senda del Oro 2011 is, according to Parker, an intense and structured wine […]

Pruno 2010, the best spanish wine of the year under 15€

Robert Parker is one of the most influential critics in the international wine scene today. Proof of this is what has happened recently with Pruno 2010, from the winery Finca Villacreces (DO Ribera del Duero). The critic used adjectives like “spectacular” and “stunning” to describe the wine. He ranked it as the best wine in […]

Pago de los Capellanes Roble 2010, good value for little money

At the very heart of Ribera del Duero it is located Pago de los Capellanes very close to Pedrosa de Duero, a town in Burgos where some of the best grapes of the Ribera are picked. The Rodero-Villa marriage and their team have been working on small scale production (5.000 kg of grapes per hectare […]