El Coto de Rioja has won the trophy to the Best Spanish Wine Producer of 2016 at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), one of the most prestigious awards in the wine industry worldwide. The prestigious IWSC was created to look for and reward excellence in the wine and spirit industry, and receives entries from about 90 countries from all over the world. A jury made up of 400 experts determines which is the best in each category.
The winners were announced at
D.O. Valdeorras This is the story of a dream. After a 20 year tradition of making red wines in Ribera del Duero, the natural restlessness of the Rodero Villa family carried them on to a new adventure, the elaboration of a white wine in line with their unchanging philosophy: handcrafted and timeless wines. The name of the wine, O Luar do Sil, means: “The Reflection of the Moon on the river Sil” where the vineyards are located; in the steep sided valley of the Sil river. The wi
La Mancha is a Spanish Denominación de Origen (DO) for wines, with over 190,000 ha planted to vines, and is the largest continuous vine-growing area in the world. 22,000 grape-growers and over 300 wineries (bodegas) are registered with the DO, which was formally created in 1976. The first written documentation on viticulture in the region dates from the 12th century, though it is generally believed that vines were introduced by the ancient Romans as in other regions of the Ib
The 2016 New Zealand Food & Wine Celebration took place at the New Zealand School of Food and Wine, directed by wine and food icon Celia Hay. The event took place between September 10th and September 12th and several experts from the Food and Wine industry conducted master classes, we attended gala dinners, participated in the tasting sessions for general public and we were present at the New Zealand Sommelier of the Year Award Gala. On Saturday afternoon, our director, Sophi
W&F Celebration Come along to our 3rd W&F Celebration from September 10 - 12 Walk through to the Wine Room to taste an impressive selection of wines from some of New Zealand’s most illustrious wineries and discover some new treasures including Escarpment, Pegasus Bay, Misha’s Vineyard, Trinity Hill, Elephant Hill, Osawa, Clos Marguerite from Marlborough and Pasquale from Waitaki. Also in the Wine Room you can taste Wines from Spain. Spain grows indigenous vines with poetic na