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Catalunya Wine Trip

Catalunya Wine Trip 1

Catalonia has nine different DO or Appellations. Each one is very different to each other, also within the same DO there are different microclimates. A good example is Penedès, divided in Alt Penedès and Baix Penedès.

Licores Barañano, Patxarán

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Patxaran is a liqueur common in the Basque Country and Navarre. Comes from Basque from Pattar “liquor” and aran “sloe”. Licores Barañano is a family run distillery located in Amurrio, Alava, It is the 4th generation producing traditional Patxaran. The founder, Jose Manuel Atxa Barañano started in 1831. He was the first craftsman in the […]

Viña Santurnia Rosado 2016. Bodegas Ramón y Ayala, Rioja.

Vina Santurnia

Viña Santurnia Rosado 2016 wine is made from Viura 85% and Garnacha Tinta 15%, from Bodegas Ramón y Ayala in Rioja. The winery is located in the town of Briñas, between Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa. This is the fifth generation following the tradition of the family, now is Ramon and Gonzalo (nephew) the ones […]

Prólogo 2015, Albariño. Bodegas Carballal

Prólogo 2015 is the new project from Juan Carlos, the winemaker of Bodegas Carballal, in Rías Baixas, located in the sharp north west of Spain: Galicia. Prólogo means the end of an author’s book. This authentic wine is the latest of Juan Carlos´s range of Albariños. Also refers to an old Albariño style winemaking method, […]

Tio Uco 2015, Toro. Alvar de Dios.

Tio Uco 2015, Toro. Alvar de Dios.

The winemaker, Alvar de Dios, started his own project in 2011. He recovered the old vines abandoned from his grandfather and began to make wine following the organic farming.

Perill Blanc 2015 & Perill Noir 2010

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We introduced in our catalogue two new wines from Clos Lentiscus, Perill Blanc 2015 and Perill Noir 2010. Manel Aviñó, the winemaker, wanted to give tribute to his family making these wines. He kept the traditional method of producing still wines from Penedes with the main grapes; Xarel.lo white and Sumoll red. No added sulphites […]