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31/08/2016

Which are better, the Priorat's wines or the Montsant's wines?

If we talk of Catalan wines, there is no doubt that renowned names as Priorat and Montsant come to mind, both of which have been booming over the recent years. The location for production of these two can easily be confused, as geographically the areas of growth overlap each other. One winery can produce Priorat, and the neighboring one might grow Montsant.

As for the...

2/11/2015

Priorat: know its wines and cellars

The viticulture of the DOC Priorat, in Catalonia, has a long tradition. No wonder, then, that there is a lot of cellars and wine routes to explore.

The wines from this region are produced in an area of ??20,000 ha, of which only 1,600 have been planted with vines, according to the DOC of this region itself. Being the terrain somewhat difficult, it makes the production...

18/10/2013

How prestigious wine regions achieved success?

A few days ago I was reading a great article in the journal La revue de vin de France. Recommended to anyone who wants to understand how they formed the great world wine regions such as Bordeaux, Burgundy, Tuscany, etc ... Wines that today are recognized worldwide and whose market prices sometimes reach thousands of euros.

18/12/2012

2012: three best DOs from Spain

I know that I'm going to surprise you with my choices of designations of origin for 2012. The news is that I have knocked out two of my favorites: DO Ribera del Duero and DO Toro, to include others, it is quite a step. The reason is that I do not want to be so repetitive and that tasting new wines is always fun.

The first on this podium is the DOCA Rioja, which gives us so...