Spain Archive

Dominio de Pingus trip 2014

Peter Sisseck is experimental and innovative; a man who just never considers resting on his laurels. These sort of sentiments are often thrown around like confetti in the wine industry but in the case of Peter they are wholly accurate. A recent trip to Dominio de Pingus showed me first...
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Visit to Bodegas Zugober in Alava, Spain

By Robert Dudgeon On Tuesday 6th March we arrived at Bodegas Zugober in Lapuebla de Labarca, Alava Spain and were greeted by Manuel Bernardo.Soon after his Mother, Maribel Bernardo (Eduardo was away on business that day) arrived and they showed us around their modern winery. This was a well laid out...
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Corney & Barrow In the Press

   The top 10 at Corney & Barrow  18 Aug 2011 by Richard Hemming, JancisRobinson.com Corney & Barrow very kindly offered subscribers to this site some free tickets to their summer tasting in June. They didn't come without a catch, however, since I asked the lucky few to rank and score their top...
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Benjamin Romeo – Rioja with a difference

The English voice of our sat-nav sounded very out of place as we wound our way through the steep, narrow streets of San Vicente de la Sonsierra, the tiny hilltop village which Benjamin Romeo - trailblazing Riojan winemaker - calls home. We were racing against the setting early spring sun, so...
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First Impressions – Benjamin Romeo

It’s a regular Monday afternoon and a reminder pops up at my desk to alert me of the pending Benjamin Romeo wines available to sample in our tasting room. I promptly round off what I’m doing and make way with some of my colleagues. I had a sense of anticipation...
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