Archive for the ‘Bodegas’ Category

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Yecla, heck yeah! Visit to Evine.

Posted on October 1, 2012

We didn’t let our sedentary morning hinder us, and got stuck in to the local delicacy of “tortas fritas” …with cured meats, anchovies and other good things.

Visit to Montsant and Priorat

Posted on May 17, 2011

The destinations were Vinyes d’en Gabriel in Darmós (DO Montsant), followed by lunch and a visit to Costers del Priorat, in Bellmunt (DO Priorat). The day was genuinely hot, and it was a pleasure to get out of the car and walk around a spectacular vineyard with 100 year-old Cariñena and Garnacha vines.

Celler del Roure – new wine in old vessels

Posted on October 27, 2010

Celler del Roure recovers tradition of making wine in earthenware vessels (tinajas) from their old underground cellar tunnels

Joan C. Martín book launch (and winetasting)

Posted on June 10, 2010

Book launches, in the UK anyway, are synonymous with warm, cheap white wine. But here over a dozen bodegas provide wines for tasting after the speeches.

Hispano+Suizas "Puertas Abiertas" such a success they're doing it again

Posted on December 12, 2009

Bodegas Hispano+Suizas are so pleased at having received 720 visitors over last week’s long weekend that they’re doing it again this weekend.

"Puertas Abiertas" at Bodegas Hispano-Suizas

Posted on December 8, 2009

The last time I visited the site of Hispano-Suizas’ new winery in 2008 it was just a hole in the ground.

Not easy to visit bodegas on Sunday

Posted on October 26, 2009

There was a car available and some talk of visiting a bodega in the Comunitat Valenciana yesterday, Sunday 25 October.