Utiel-Requena is the new kid on the block. It is a relative newcomer, both to wine lists and to wine shelves. Its wines, and especially its lively reds and bright rosés, have a refreshingly contemporary feel, making them a welcome entrant to the diversity of the new Spain. Yet winemaking in Utiel-Requena is not in the least new.
Spain’s Bobal grape is a distinctive native variety that finds its best expression in its heartland of Utiel-Requena. Simon Field MW offers a guide。
In partnership with DO Extremadura. Where you can find them in export markets, these wines represent fantastic value for money, says David Williams as he picks his top buys
David Williams profiles nine wineries making great strides to help put the wines of Extremadura on the map.
Austrian wines have a compact body and climate-driven freshness which makes them an excellent match for an exceptionally varied range of cooking styles and cuisines: from Central Europe to the Mediterranean and beyond to Asian foods, and from ethnic food to fusion.
Spain’s fourth-largest wine-producing region has much to boast about, yet it remains relatively unknown. Now, finding its own style and making the most of its little-known DO, Extremadura is starting to make its mark internationally, as David Williams discovers.
. Add sustainable viticulture into the mix, and a family boasting a long heritage in the grape-growing business and it’s hardly surprising that the medals have started to roll in at Bodegas Linaje Garsea.
2009: the beginning of Telos. In ancient Greek it means the intention, or the aim. For Tenuta Sant’Antonio, it represents a new starting point.
Cantina di Venosa, with its 350 members, is one of the most famous wineries in Italy’s southern region of Basilicata...
It was in 1868 when, for the first time, in Conegliano, a distinguished scientist and enlightened entrepreneur created the Vino Spumante (Sparkling Wine) that would become the world’s most popular wine of its type.