Alicante came to be as a DO in the 1930s, but it wasn’t given a full regulatory council until 1957 as was the case for all the DOs in Valencia for some reason. But, much like the oldest DOs in Spain such as Rioja and Sherry, Alicante has been a well-known winemaking region for a very long time. Despite this history, it’s something of a mishmash of wines with a range that stems from young whites and reds all the way up to the exceptional Fondillón that, while having fallen […]

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