The Garnachas of Sierra de Gredos

The wine was light, ethereal, pure and at the same time powerful and intense, with beautiful red-fruit aromatics and an unusual wet stone, grainy minerality. It was a 2016 Bruja de Rozas from Comando G, my first ever Garnacha (Grenache) from the Sierra de Gredos, Spain, and I was blown away… Sierra de Gredos is a mountain range in the province of Avila, in central … Continue reading The Garnachas of Sierra de Gredos

Salon de Estrellas – The Best Value Spanish Wines

Earlier this month I had a chance to attend the “Salon de las Estrellas” event in Barcelona, organized by La Guia Peñin, Spain’s most famous and comprehensive wine guide. This event gathered the highest-rated Spanish wines (3, 4 or 5 Stars) that were also characterized by high quality-price ratio, with over 50 bodegas from all over Spain participating in the tasting. Though I’ve been a … Continue reading Salon de Estrellas – The Best Value Spanish Wines