Showing posts with label wineries. Show all posts
Showing posts with label wineries. Show all posts

Monday, November 23, 2015

Un vino del Bierzo elegido mejor vino español en el certamen Terravino

En la décima edición del concurso internacional Terravino,  Mediterranean International Wine & Spirit Challenge celebrada en Israel entre el 8  y el 12 de noviembre de 2015.
Los vinos del Bierzo están de enhorabuena porque uno de ellos ha sido merecedor del máximo galardón que se otorga, la doble medalla de Oro. Además ese mismo vino ha sido agraciado con otro premio especial, “Best of Spain” mejor vino español de los presentados. El vino del que hablamos es Viñademoya Leiros 2007, un mencía procedente de viñedos con más de 100 años ubicado sobre suelo de pizarra que ha permanecido durante 24 meses en barrica. Para ampliar esta información pueden visitar la web del concurso;

http://www.mediterraneaniwc.com/esindex.html


Friday, October 23, 2015

Luz Divina introduces its first 2015 wine in Madrid



The winery Luz Divina Amigo, according to press release, introduced its first wine of 2015 on Monday 19 October in Madrid. The event took place at the Renaissance Hotel Miguel Angel Lounge to present to both the catering and wine sector and furthermore, the specialized  press of Madrid its portfolio of wines. Blanco Baloiro 2015, a wine basically made from grapes Godello , and a small quantity of Doña Blanca and Jerez was chosen for the occasion.
Our support and congratulations to the team of this small winery from Bierzo, Spain,  which year by year catch us with some fantastic wines: Viña de Moya, Leiros, Pedregales .... they all are good examples of this. The good work, commitment and dedication bear fruit.




Saturday, January 24, 2015

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Tiempo de efemérides y presentaciones en Bodegas Castro Ventosa


Tiempo de celebración en Bodega Castro Ventosa



En plena comarca del Bierzo (León) en el Noroeste de España, se encuentran la población de Valtuille de Abajo, rodeada por algunos de los mejores viñedos de la Denominación de Origen. Domina la zona una colina sobre la que se asienta el poblado de origen prerromano de Castro Ventosa o Castro Bergidum que nos ofrece algunas de las mejores vistas de la comarca. 






...Y es que, si el dios Baco existiese, se llamaría Raúl Pérez, y tendría su particular cielo en Valtuille de Abajo. 
 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Rías Baixas, Salnés, the cradle of the Albariño


Rias Baixas, Salnés in the cradle of Albariño




Pazo Baión, vineyards
On the shores of the Atlantic, between the estuaries of Arosa and Pontevedra , extends a fertile territory that has maintained and adapt its centennial winemaking tradition to contemporary tastes. Traditionally land of red wines produced from grapes like Espadeiro , Red Caiño , Loureiro ... however, it has seen its rebirth from the white grape variety Albariño , to produce some of the most popular white wines not only nationally but also international , being critically acclaimed.






 
   

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Cuatro Pasos, a winery from Bierzo, Spain


Cuatro Pasos winery





Sheila becomes for the occasion in our guide for Cuatro Pasos  domains, the wine of the four bear tracks on the label. For those who do not know, El Bierzo is a land where the bear can live, and hence its presence in the design of the brand.
The winery, part of the group Martin Códax, was born in 2003, and settles in an old palatial home of the XVIII century, which was already used much earlier for winemaking. Thus it becomes in one of the oldest wineries and more attractive within El Bierzo.  It is located in the "Camino de Santiago", in the center of the village of Cacabelos, wine capital of the region. The winery offers tours through its spacious rooms made of stone and wood ceilings, in which the old concrete tanks have been transformed in rooms barrels for aging their wines.








Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Adegas Valdavia, a winery from Ribeiro, Spain


Adegas Valdavia, a winery from Ribeiro




Alberto García, the owner and " alma mater " of the winery, led our visit to what will be an interesting journey through the history of Ribeiro wine region. Valdavia is the oldest winery in the area, and probably one of the oldest in Spain and Europe. Its history dates back to the twelfth century, when its vineyards were linked to the monastery of San Clodius. Most of the medieval monasteries of the Iberian Peninsula became guardians of the Roman tradition of producing wine.


Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Emilio Valero winery, Ladera de Montejurra, Navarra, Spain

Emilio Valero winery, Navarra, Spain



In Dicastillo, Navarra, Spain, it is located this small production winery that makes their wines almost in a traditional way, associated with both organic and biodynamic viticulture. So, green friendly. The concept of " terroir", is present in all their wines, to the point that some of them, such as Amburza or San Martin, acquire their names related to the vineyard of origin. Its 25 hectares of vineyards spread across several areas of the slopes of Montejurra´s mountain, where climatic conditions vary in a few miles giving a different character to each vineyard.




Monday, November 4, 2013

Alonso del Yerro, a familiar winery from Ribera del Duero, Spain

Alonso del Yerro


Newly established family winery (founded in 2002),Alonso del Yerro has achieved in just 10 years a place among the great, having obtained very good scores from critics. With 26 hectares of vineyard in the Ribera del Duero apellation, Tempranillo grape mainly, their reference brands are Alonso del Yerro(100% Tempranillo) with a production of 70,000 bottles, and María (100% Tempranillo) and only 7,000 bottles. Both with graduations above 15 °, which gives an idea of the potential of these wines, which, however, are silky in the mouth; and in nose a wide variety of fruit and mineral flavors are perceived. Still more recent  is Paydos, a wine made in Toro, with typical local variety, Tinta Fina de Toro, which is expressed in all its fullness. In 80% its wines are destinated to exportation, out of Spain. Unitated States and North and Central Europe are the targets.



Friday, November 1, 2013

Alonso del Yerro

Bodega familiar de reciente creación (fundada en 2002), Alonso del Yerro ha conseguido en tan solo 10 años hacerse un hueco entre los grandes, habiendo obtenido muy buenas puntuaciones entre la crítica especializada. Con 26 hectaréas de viñedo en la D.O. Ribera del Duero, principalmente de la variedad Tempranillo, sus marcas de referencia son Alonso del Yerro (100% tempranillo) con una producción de 70.000 botellas, y María (100% tempranillo) y tan solo 7.000 botellas. Ambos con graduaciones superiores a los 15º, lo que da idea del potencial de estos vinos, que sin embargo en boca son sedosos, y en nariz dan una amplia variedad de aromas frutales y también minerales. Más reciente aún, es Paydos, un vino elaborado en Toro, con la variedad típica de la zona, la Tinta Fina de Toro, que se expresa en toda su plenitud. En un 80% sus vinos se destinan a la exportación, Estados Unidos, Norte y Centro Europa, principalmente, por lo que no es fácil encontrarlos en restauración.