Indeed, they’re not truly on opposite ends of the world. Oion in the Rioja region of Spain, and Walla Walla in the state of Washington in the United States are but a “mere” 8,500km from one another but in wine terms, they are most definitely at opposite ends of the spectrum. Despite this, it was Bodegas Valdemar of Rioja that founded a new winery, Valdemar Estates in Walla Walla and I was fortunate enough to enjoy a virtual tasting of the two sides of this… hmmm, “coin”? First off, who […]

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