Spain’s newest Vino de Pago: Rosalejo

by  |  01-04-2024

Following upon the news of Spain's newest DO in a decade and a half granted to Campo de Calatrava is its newest PDO for a Vino de Pago called, "Rosalejo". Located in the region of... more »

Spain opens up green harvest funds for 2024

by  |  21-02-2024

While everyone was busy talking about 60,000 liters of intentionally-spilled wine in Ribera del Duero, another interesting item in Spanish wine news came to be which was the commitment of 21.4€ million in public money... more »

New ‘Pro’ discount and cleaning up the ranks

by  |  01-02-2024

Whether you're looking to sign up to for the first time or are an existing member but would like to see what the 'Pro' membership offers, until Sunday, we're running a $30 discount off... more »

The Catalan Vi Novell wines of 2023

by  |  15-01-2024

The best part about vi novell in Catalunya is the fact that it’s a wine which is ready to drink, right now. I know this because the group who work together as the Vi Novell... more »

Largest expansion of Catalan ‘Vi de Finca’ wines to date

by  |  13-12-2023

At the stately Palau de Pedralbes in Barcelona, INCAVI, the Catalan Wine Agency, presented the latest wines approved for the Vi de Finca classification. With a total of five new wines entering the list, it's... more »

Hudin Top 100 Wines 2023

by  |  11-12-2023

The Hudin Top 100 - 2023 is out now! Yes, today marks the arrival of our annual collection of the best wines in Spain. If curious what's been selected in the past, do have a... more »

Académie du Vin acquires the Classic Wine Library

by  |  06-12-2023

In what is quite large news in the wine book world, Académie du Vin Library (AdV) has acquired the collection of the Classic Wine Library (CWL) from publisher, Infinite Ideas. In the regular world, news... more »

Antoni Mata Casanovas of Recaredo has died at 81

by  |  16-11-2023

In unfortunate news to read, Antoni Mata Casanovas, the president of famed sparkling wine producer, Recaredo has died at the age of 81. While the winery was founded by Antoni's father, Josep Mata Capellades, in... more »

Wine shop closures abound

by  |  15-11-2023

The big news in the Spanish wine scene at the moment is the announced closure of Lavinia's "flagship" wine shop in Madrid. Located at C/ de José Ortega y Gasset 16 in the upscale Salamanca... more »

Ukrainian wine/war film, “Wounded Land” wins Most Festival

by  |  13-11-2023

At this year's Most Festival in Catalunya, Spain, the Grand Jury Prize was awarded to the Ukrainian wine/war film, "Wounded Land". The festival, now in its 12th edition is currently the only film festival in... more »