Wine guide

May 13th

Felipe’s wine blog – Lealtanza, Reserva, 2008

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Hola a tod@s! On this blog I’ll be looking at one of my favourite Riojas. Once again the guys that make this vino are amigos of ours; it’s hard having friends making such wonderful vinos! Lealtanza Reserva 2008 13.5% vol 100% Tempranillo The name Lealtanza means loyalty in old Spanish as the makers are loyal […]

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Apr 13th

What Makes A Spanish Wine Spanish?

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Ever since the tradition of making wine in Spain was revived in the 50s, Spanish varieties are widely accepted as the most cherished wines currently available. People literally spend hours learning about the wine and about the region it comes from. So what makes a Spanish wine Spanish? Researchers have found artefacts more than 2.5 […]

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Aug 10th

Wine from the Ochoa family

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Hola todos and welcome. Following our latest wine tasting evening where the stars of the night were the vinos of Ochoa, I’m going to feature two of my favourites. First up I must declare an interest here as the Ochoa family are good friends of ours and the Izquierdo family have been selling their vinos […]

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Jun 2nd

Introduction to the wonderful world of Sherry

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Hola tod@s, I hope all you vino lovers are happy and well! Following the roaring success of our sherry tasting evening with Gonzalez Byass we’re going to dip our toe into the wonderful world of Sherry. Now, forget any preconceptions you may have about Sherry just being Nana’s tipple at Christmas, straight from the sideboard with […]

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Apr 17th

Wine from the ‘Toro’ and ‘Rueda’ regions

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Hola, For this first blog I’m going to be talking about two of my current favourite vinos on our list, little gems from lesser known regions that offer fabulous value for money.  The vinos are from ‘Toro’ and ‘Rueda’ regions, that border each other in the province of Castilla y Leon, in central North West […]

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Apr 12th

Welcome to Felipe’s Spanish wine blog

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Hola and welcome to my new Spanish wine blog. Here I will be discussing my passion for the wines and Sherries of Spain, from the well-known Riojas and Cavas to little know regions and grapes. Some of these wines are on our list others will be up for consideration or just discussion. I encourage you […]

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