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Daniele brought a couple of bottles of this from near his home in Romagna, when he visited early in 2010. An IGT, to distinguish …

Another wine from this vineyard, and another quality one too. Almost a textbook Grüner Veltliner perhaps – even if not the finest? Grapefruit and …

I was shopping swiftly in John Lewis food hall for an impromptu dinner, when someone called my name (Oli Loveday) and offered me a …

Another one of the better Lanzarotean bodegas, and having tried their basic wine (a little short) on the first night, Katy & I encountered …

Katy and I discovered this by dropping in on the winery, whilst cycling through the crazy-insane vineyards in Lanzarote’s La Geria volcanic zone. Each …

Found this whilst on a trip to Dublin, and had to get it from The Corkscrew. It turns out that the owner’s name is …

There are many Rioja bodegas with the vaunted title Marqués in their name – Riscal, Cacéres, Concordia inter alia. In the UK, those of …

With a first vintage in 1992, Bodegas Roda were pioneers of the ‘modern’ Rioja style that emerged in that decade. Every aspect of their …

Sogevinus is the Portuguese firm that has a portfolio of 4 major Port houses: Kopke, Cálem, Burmester and Barros. Kopke is the oldest established …