Monday, November 23, 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;
Friday, October 23, 2015
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.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
|Palacio de Canedo|
This manor house is one of the best examples of palatial architecture Bierzo S. XVIII. Completely rebuilt by its current owner, Jose Luis Prada and his wife, Flor, both have managed to make the most of the building, making it a magical place, a resort with restaurant, rooms, shop, and of course, winery.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
|Pazo CasaNova. Viñedos|
Son muchas las variedades de uva que se enmarcan dentro de esta tierra de excepcional belleza: albariño, godello, loureira, caiño blanco, lado..si hablamos de blancos. Mencía, sousón, caiño y brancellao si hablamos de tintos; pero sin duda la reina es la treixadura.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
In the heart of Bierzo (León, Northwest Spain), is located Valtuille de Abajo, a small village surrounded by its old vineyards, and there the winemaker Jose Antonio Garcia has its winery . A small producer who quickly changed his two both restaurants in Barcelona to come up a new business in this region, Bierzo, a land wellknown for its mencia grape, and to develop some of the most interesting wines there.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Recently we have the opportunity to taste some of the most interesting winesfrom the NorthWest Spain. Those wines coming from small wineries, produced by innovative wine makers, almost outlawyers. So here we are! Ready to go and taste these wines.
Three of them come from the same winery, Algueira, Ribeira Sacra, (Galicia, Northwest Spain), where Fernando Gonzalez has managed to combine tradition and modernity to do an amazing job both in quality, as when recovering indigenous grape varieties. Any of his wine is synonymous with quality.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
In the middle of the region of Bierzo (León) in northwestern Spain, it is located the small village of Valtuille de Abajo, surrounded by some of the best vineyards in the appellation. Dominates the area, a hill on which is settled the ancient town of pre-Roman origin, Castro Ventosa or Castro Bergidum, from where you can enjoy of some of the best views of the region.
.....And, if the god Bacchus would exist, would be called RaúlPérez, and would have their particular heaven in Valtuille de Abajo.
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.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
|Miguel Ángel, Fernando e Isaac|
His name is Miguel Angel, and just at the age of 19 years old, he produced his first wine. He and his brother Javier, they both run the small family winery located in Parandones (Bierzo, León, Spain), which gradually is becoming a place among the great wineries; as great as their wines are. Among the range of wines they produce, the starting point is a no pretentious wine called “Viñademoya”, a young red Mencia grape of spectacular aromas, growing in vines over 60 years old ; a wine with an impressive relation price for value; “Baloiro”, a red wine aged in barrel; and a pretty interesting white wine “Baloiro Godello”, (produced from their godello grape vines). To end with, “Leiros”, which is an absolutelly magnificient wine, an author brand.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Aragón Grenache Tasting at El Grifo, Plaza del Grano, León, Spain / Degustación de Garnacha aragonesa
|Plaza del Grano, León, Spain|
On a cool summer night, and in a georgeus framework as Plaza del Grano, we had the opportunity of tasting some of the most interesting grenache wines from the region of Aragon (Northeastern Spain). At El Grifo, one of the most charming taverns of the city of León, both wineries, Bodegas Borsao and Alto Moncayo, ( from Campo de Borja wine Region), they held an amazing tasting wine. (Keep on reading....)
|El Grifo, tavern, Plaza del Grano|
En una fresca noche de verano, y en un marco difícil de igualar, la Plaza del Grano, León. Allí, a cargo del Grifo, uno de las tabernas con más encanto de la capital, tuvimos la oportunidad de probar algunos de los vinos de Bodegas Borsao, y de Alto Moncayo, ambas bodegas de Campo de Borja, Aragón. (Leer más...)
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
|Pazo Baión, vineyards|
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
|Pedro and Isaac at Guímaro|
When you meet Pedro at first in his winery, which attracts attention is what a warm and friendly he is, as well as his simplicity and generosity. Since the first moment conveys his enthusiasm for making wine, and for the innovation. He started in the world of law, but fortunately for wine lovers, twisted his career (as he says) .
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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
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, January 29, 2014
In the heart of “el Bierzo” (León , NW Spain ) the winery " Losada Vinos de Finca " is located, which is could be considered as one of the cellars on the vanguard of architecture (of certainly innovative ways) , as well as in its understanding of wine.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Thanks to the Hacienda Monasterio´s Sales Contact, we get into the carefully way to work in the cellar.Chrystelle Moranexplains us with passion how they make their wines into the more ecological possible way, even they harvest grapes by hand. In fact, Hacienda Monasterio carries out an organic viticulture, certified by (the Council of organic Farming of Castilla y León), and "biodynamic"* at the same time.