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Why can a wine can cost much more (or less) than another?

Every so often we read or hear that in a blind tasting a cheaper wine has outscored a much more expensive one. It can happen, of course. There are some wines from 5€ which, comparatively, have nothing to envy one of 20€. But that still does not mean that many of the wines that cost 20 or 30 or 100 euros are not worth the extra cost.

So, is the quality always...


Which is better, Ribera or Rioja?

So much has been said and written about the virtues of the wines of Ribera del Duero and La Rioja that they end up being rivals. Both are excellent and known by the world thanks to the large scale of exports.

If we talk about the early days, it is indisputable that the appellation of La Rioja was the first to be certified in Spain while the appellation of Ribera del...


Appellations of origin names

Knowing the equivalents in terms of appellations of origin of wines from different countries can be an easy task if you master some basic concepts. In the following lines we will go through the different appellation of origin terms so we know what are we buying.

France was the pioneer in introducing this concept as a protection of the quality of some of their wines on one...