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The wines of Montilla-Moriles 2022

by  |  31-08-2022

At the beginning of June, I boarded a highspeed AVE train down to Córdoba in Andalucía, Spain. It was a trip of 4.5 hours (vs the 8.5 it would take to drive) but my fingers... more »
Photos, Danae Rodríguez for Marisol Rubio

Marisol Rubio, Pedro Ximénez at the limits

by  |  03-08-2022

The white Spanish grape variety, Pedro Ximénez is something of a curious creature. For those who may know its name, there’s probably the association with Sherry where it (along with Moscatel) produces the dessert wines... more »

A small taste of Málaga

by  |  26-11-2018

You are spoiled, simply spoiled, when it comes to wonderful food and drink in Spain. There are however those more spoiled than others and I posit that anyone in Catalunya or the Basque Country lives... more »

The Crossover: Nomad Outland Whisky

by  |  14-08-2017

The Nomad Outland Whisky starts out life as a Scotch based on spirits from Speyside but is then shipped down to Jerez to age in used Sherry barrels in Andalusia instead of having the barrels... more »

Meet DO Terra Alta and the 2015 harvest

by  |  13-01-2016

So, where to start with DO Terra Alta? It’s probably best to say that they’re the most southern of Catalonia’s denominations of origin. They’re also one of the highest in terms of altitude with elevations... more »

Drinking Sherry wines

by  |  13-01-2015

Sherry is one of those drinks that is largely misunderstood as most people believe it to be a sweet drink when in reality, the majority of it is dry or more to the point, not... more »

Sherry Triangle tasting at the convent of Santo Domingo

by  |  05-12-2014

For most, the image of Spain being exactly like Mexico but with a “lisp” is due to most people equating Andalusia, the furthest south region of the country, with being what Spain is and assuming... more »

Terroir al Límit Terra de Cuques 2011

by  |  24-03-2013

The Vitis Vinifera fair in Barcelona last week was an overwhelming assault of the top end portfolio from local distributor, Cuvée 3000 and was really too full of interesting wines to completely cover. But, one... more »