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Summer Wines: Rosés (II)

In the previous post, we mentioned that there is a notable increase in the consumption of white wine with the arrival of summer. Something similar occurs with rosés, although these wines have unfairly been considered to be of a “lower quality”, particularly in Spain. In fact, these wines are probably more difficult to make. In recent years, they … [Read more...] about Summer Wines: Rosés (II)

Grape Varieties: The Uniqueness of Finca Antigua (III)

Finca Antigua is a wonderful landscape owned by the Martínez Bujanda Family. With a surface area of one thousand hectares, 420 of which are vineyards coexisting with an extraordinary vegetable and animal biodiversity which make Finca Antigua an exceptional and unique place for wine-growing. It is located between Cuenca and Toledo, at a height of … [Read more...] about Grape Varieties: The Uniqueness of Finca Antigua (III)

Grape Varieties: Notes on Tempranillo (I)

What the French call terroir, which has been translated as terruño in Spanish, and which we like to define as identity – that of a landscape, an estate like those  the Martínez Bujanda Family works with, which is characterised by the influence of the climate, the soil, cultural practices (cultivation) and grape varieties. In Rioja, the Martínez … [Read more...] about Grape Varieties: Notes on Tempranillo (I)