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Ancient Spain!

Spain has a long history of producing wines and is famous for the legendary Rioja. However, there’s far more to the country than just Rioja – hunt a little deeper and you’ll come across an abundance of exciting wines, all begging to be tasted.

World Famous Rioja

When it comes to Spanish wine, most people tend to […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Categories: Countries of the world|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tasty Tempranillo – Spain’s famous grape

Most people will have drunk Tempranillo at one time or another, probably without knowing. It’s the highest quality red grape in Spain, and arguably makes the best quality wines.

Tasty Tempranillo

Tempranillo is a gentle grape with soft tannins and low acid. It’s pale coloured and full of ripe strawberry flavours and a little leather. Because it’s […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Categories: Countries of the world, Grape Zone|Tags: , , , , , , |

Grape Zone – Gorgeous Grenache

Gorgeous Grenache produces soft, velvety, high alcohol red wines with sweet blackberry flavours and soft tannins. When it’s on its own it makes fruity soft wines, but these need drinking up quickly as they don’t mature well. That shouldn’t be a problem however; these wines are very easy to drink! Grenache needs hot conditions to […]