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The Eguren Riojas

The wine cellar Sierra Cantabria has a reason to celebrate, because of the prestige-like wine connoisseur Robert Parker has selected the 100 best Rioja, and in this list there are seven wines of the cellar Sierra Cantabria: Here the point reviews: Amancio 2010, 96 points El Bosque 2010, 95 points Amancio 2008, 95 points Amanacio […]

Luis Gutiérrez: “An update on Ribera del Duero’s icons”

Luis Gutiérrez, whom we have previously mentioned following his incorporation into Robert Parker’s team at The Wine Advocate, has recently published his first article entitled “An update on Ribera del Duero’s icons”. In this mini-report, Gutiérrez addresses the “arduous” task of tasting two majors, from Vega Sicilia and Dominio de Pingus. Concerning Pingus, a wine […]

Robert Parker visits the restaurant Rekondo

    The Spanish Cuisine has been booming for a few years and now recently the Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca was voted the best in the world. However, there are countless places where you can try delicious dishes and great wines. One of them is restaurant Rekondo in San Sebastian (Spain), included […]

Luis Gutiérrez, a new addition to Robert Parker

On April 23, the Publishing Director for Robert Parker, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, announced two new additions to its Reviewer’s team: the Italian Mónica Larner, who will be in charge of the wine reviews in Italy and Luis Gutiérrez, responsible for ratings in Spain, Chile and Argentina.  Luis, who previously had worked at a major multinational in […]

Robert Parker visited Arzak’s restaurant

This past July, Robert Parker took a visit to Juan Mari Arzak‘s restaurant to write a short article about his extraordinary experience. The article begins by saying that this was probably the best meal he’s had so far this year. At first, the menu appears to offer somewhat bizarre or extravagant dishes, but in the […]

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 […]

Catalonia: Tasting Beyond Priorat & Cava

The critic Neal Martin, from, recently visited some Catalan vineyards. His first intention was to concentrate on the wines Alella, Conca de Barbera, Costers del Segre, Empordà, Montsant, Penedès, Pla de Bages, Tarragona and Terra Alta, without receiving any influence from Cava or Priorat. He has left the following impressions on this trip: The […]