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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 […]

Palacio de Fefiñanes: Albariño masters!

Ever tried a Palacio de Fefiñanes Albariño wine? The Albariño grape has taken on a life of its own in recent years, and its wines are incredibly popular. The Rías Baixas region, in particular, is the Albariño capital of the world. These wines are some of the freshest and most exciting Spanish wines on the […]

How to explore Spanish wine on a budget

Spain makes some of the best wine in the world. From superstar regions like Rioja and Ribera del Duero to legendary producers like Vega Sicilia and Pingus, Spanish wine has no shortage of fanfare. Exploring Spanish wine is a fun and rewarding pursuit, but be warned: fine wine and a tight budget can be a […]

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 […]

Pairing Spanish wine and Italian food – seriously!

To say that Italians are serious about their food would be something of an understatement. In Italy, food is an integral part of daily life. Italians are proud of their cuisine, and rightly so; It is some of the best in the world, and many Italian dishes have travelled to become household names across the […]

How food-friendly is Brut Nature Cava?

Cava, Spain’s favourite sparkling wine, is a great choice for food and wine pairings. This traditional method sparkling wine is well known throughout the world, and makes a valid alternative to Champagne and Prosecco. As wine lovers get more and more adventurous, they start to move away from the more traditional choices when it comes […]

3 foods to eat with dry Sherry

The fortified wines from the Jerez de la Frontera region of Spain, commonly known as Sherry, are often thought of as simply dessert wines. There is some truth to this, of course, but it runs the risk of oversimplifying and misunderstanding the whole Sherry category. It also risks missing out on some wonderful food and […]

Is Faustino I the world’s greatest Rioja Gran Reserva?

Bodegas Faustino is one of Spain’s best-known wineries, and Faustino I is its flagship wine. Popular throughout the world, it’s no surprise to learn that Faustino I is the world’s most exported Gran Reserva Rioja. Its iconic label and distinctive frosted bottle make it instantly recognisable wherever you go, and it is a mainstay of […]