Wineries

3 things you didn’t know about Wolf Blass

Let’s talk about Wolf Blass. Walk into virtually any supermarket in the world, and you’ll find at least a couple of bottles of Wolf Blass wine. Chances are, you’ve had a bottle at one time or another. Maybe you got it as a gift, or maybe you bought it for somebody else. Yellow Label, Red Label, whatever the colour, Wolf Blass seems like a safe, reliable bet. Look at all those medals on virtually every bottle, for crying out loud! This ubiquitous brand is seemingly everywhere, but what do you really know about it? And is the wine any good? (more…)

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3 reasons you must visit Château Lynch-Bages

Any wine tour to Bordeaux would be incomplete without a trip to Château Lynch-Bages. Fans of Bordeaux wine will already be familiar with this top Pauillac estate, ranked as a fifth growth in the well-known 1855 classification. To be ranked as a Grand Cru Classé property, on any tier, is a huge deal for a winery. Château Lynch-Bages may be officially on the fifth tier of the classification, though its reputation, its wines and its status as a wine tourism destination are closer to the top of the leaderboard! (more…)

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3 reasons to drink Château Ducru-Beaucaillou

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou is among the finest wines in the world. Located in the St. Julien appellation of Bordeaux, France, the property has been making red Bordeaux wine since the 17th century. It enjoys a deservedly stellar reputation, but it’s not cheap. Some people will never spend hundreds of euros on a bottle of wine, and that’s OK. Others wouldn’t think twice about spending that or more when dining in a fine restaurant or stocking their cellar. (more…)

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Palacio de Fefiñanes: Albariño masters!

Ever tried a Palacio de Fefiñanes Albariño wine? The Albariño grape has taken on a life of its own in recent years, and its wines are incredibly popular. The Rías Baixas region, in particular, is the Albariño capital of the world. These wines are some of the freshest and most exciting Spanish wines on the market, in large part thanks to the hard work of a new generation of young and adventurous winemakers. That’s not to overlook the more historic producers, though. Far from it, in fact. Let’s focus now on one of the region’s longest-established bodegas, Palacio de Fefiñanes! (more…)

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Wineries

3 things you didn’t know about Château Mouton Rothschild

Château Mouton Rothschild is one of the top fine wine estates in Bordeaux and, by extension, the world. Located in the prestigious appellation of Pauillac, it is the jewel in the crown of the Baron Philippe de Rothschild wine portfolio. As one of the world’s most high-profile wineries, wine lovers throughout the world are familiar with the basics of Château Mouton Rothschild: It’s a red Bordeaux blend, it’s heavy on Cabernet Sauvignon, and it costs a small fortune. It’s also got legitimate works of art for wine labels, designed each year by a different artist. Here are three things you probably didn’t know, however... (more…)

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Is Ferrer Bobet the best wine producer in Priorat?

For many wine lovers, the name Ferrer Bobet is inextricably linked with the Priorat wine region. Priorat wine is some of Spain’s very best. These are robust and full-bodied red wines, commanding high prices, capable of ageing and well able to stand up to strong food pairings. The region’s vineyards are steep and hilly, producing wines of excellent quality. Since the late 1980s, the quality of Priorat wines has shot up considerably, and today the region holds the honoured classification of DOQ. There are numerous high-end producers in Priorat, though Ferrer Bobet may just be the best. (more…)

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Martin Codax Albarino is So Good You’ll Want to Visit

If only they made playgrounds for adults. Such places would be filled with the things that grownups like best of all like wine and delicious, restaurant quality food. Well, such things exist - wineries. It’s even possible to visit the place where heavenly Albariño comes from, and if you’ve ever tried Martin Codax Albariño, you’ll be planning your next holiday around a trip to their vineyards this year. If you like Rias Baixas wine, you’ll just love where they make it. (more…)

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Ramón Bilbao Rioja: A wine empire

Ramón Bilbao Rioja is one of Spain’s best known wine producers. Since its inception in Haro in the Rioja Alta in 1924, Bodegas Ramón Bilbao has gone from strength to strength and built up an enviable portfolio of wines from both the Rioja and Rueda regions. Ramón Bilbao Rioja produces Read more…

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