The Rise of Spanish Rosé

A growing number of exciting rosé wines (“vinos rosados”) are coming from Spain.  Nowadays, Spain not only produces fresh, simple, fruity rosés for summer but also a new wave of serious, gastronomic vinos rosados with the capacity to gain complexity with bottle age.  Spain is the world’s second-largest producer (5.5m hl) and the leading exporter of rosé wines, and it has a centuries-old tradition crafting … Continue reading The Rise of Spanish Rosé

Must-have Spanish Wines for your cellar

Spain is a country of great diversity, as evidenced by its multiple languages, landscapes, customs, food, and, of course, wines. As discussed in a previous blog, Spain is going through a revolution in its vine-growing and winemaking practices. Producers are rediscovering indigenous grape varieties, regions, and forgotten vineyards, which is expanding the already rich list of different styles.  From the point of view of the serious wine … Continue reading Must-have Spanish Wines for your cellar