Appellations

What are the top ten European grape varieties?

Grape variety is very important to understand a wine. In some places, grape varieties are considered one of the most important factors in choosing a wine. In most European countries, it’s more common to order or buy a wine by … Read More

Good news for Ribera del Duero: the D.O allows Albillo white wines

The first whites made with Albillo Mayor (also known in the area as Blanca del País or Albillo) with the label of the Denomination of Origin Ribera del Duero will be from the vintage 2019, while until now the wineries … Read More

Vinos de Madrid Appellation of Origin

Madrid has an Appellation of Origin of its own, which makes it the only capital in the World to have one bearing its name, since 1990. Despite general belief, the Appellation of Origin is not a mere administrative status, but … Read More

Main Spanish Wine Regions

Spain has several wine regions. Below you can find the list of the Wine regions of Spain with Denominación de Origen (DO & DOCa). (Denominación de Origen = Appellation of Origin). 1. Rías Baixas DO 2. Ribeiro DO 3. Ribeira … Read More

Le Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived!

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! This emblematic phrase has made Beaujolais one of the best known wines in the world. Every third Thursday of November at 00:01, trucks leave the cellars, so that wine lovers all around the world from … Read More

Hello Vino

Having trouble selecting the perfect wine? We would like to share an app that is perfect for you! Hello Vino can be downloaded for free from the Apple or Andriod app store, and is really easy to use. Do you … Read More

Ribera del Duero Appellation of Origin

Ribera del Duero is a Spanish Designation of Origin (DO) located in the country’s northern plateau and is one of nine wine regions within the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is also one of several recognised wine-producing regions … Read More

La Mancha Appellation of Origin

La Mancha is a Spanish Designation of Origin (DO) and is located in the largest continuous vine-growing area in the word, the autonomous region of Castile-La Mancha. This area in includes 182 municipalities: 12 in the province of Albacete, 58 … Read More