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Wines from D.O. Utiel-Requena win medals at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

Posted on May 18, 2011

Corolilla Reserva 2007 wins Grande Médaille d’Or, eleven others gain lesser garlands. Plenty of Bobal wines in list of winners. “Médailles d’Or” went to five wines from Utiel-Requena. Another six earned “Médailles d’Argent”.

Costa Blanca Wine Society puts up (with)

Posted on February 19, 2011

It was back in August 2010 that I got an email from Steve Collins, the then Vice-president of the Costa Blanca Wine Society, asking if I might be prepared “to come along at a mutually agreed date in 2011 to give us a talk about Valencian wines”. I was pleased to be asked, and it […]

Catarte – nice idea, but could do better

Posted on October 22, 2010

I was drawn to Catarte’s opening on 15 October 2010 as much as anything by the fact that it was in the 15th-century Gothic palace in c/ Cadirers in Barrio del Carmen that is home to the Círculo de Bellas Artes de Valencia. I’ve always wanted to go up its magnificent staircase, and now I did.

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.

Wines from Castellón strut their stuff

Posted on February 1, 2010

Castellón is a bit of a Cinderella in Valencian wine terms, so it was a pleasure to be invited to a wine event set in the imposing Antiguo Casino of Castellón.

Last Vino Valencia event of 2009 in Restaurante Tahine

Posted on December 18, 2009

There were all sorts of reasons to kick off the December 2009 Vino Valencia event at Restaurante Tahine with a glass of Cava.

I Mostra del Cava Valencià

Posted on November 26, 2009

From 27 to 29 November the first Valencian Cava Showcase is taking place in the splendid old university cloisters in La Nau behind the Plaza del Colegio del Patriarca.

"La Semana de la DO Utiel-Requena" kicks off in Puçol

Posted on November 24, 2009

Every year at around this date, Denominación de Origen Utiel-Requena organizes “Las Añadas de Utiel-Requena”, a showcase of the DO’s latest wines and vintages.