Never Taste Wine When Full of a Cold

Last month I went to a private wine tasting at Madrid & Darracott arranged for the birthday of a friend of mine. (Private tastings are very reasonably priced at this place, held in English or Spanish depending on your preference, and with a choice of locations: upstairs in the shop for small groups or downstairs … Continue reading Never Taste Wine When Full of a Cold

Climate Change in Spain

Interesting article, in Spanish, from Granada hot.com about the negative effects of climate change on wine production here. The last two summers have delivered record numbers of forest fires, floods and summer hail storms all of which tend to kill off your grapes. As a consequence grape harvest levels have declined and wine makers are … Continue reading Climate Change in Spain

Fruttaio Ca’Rizzieri 2015

Whilst most Nebbiolo wines are associated with the wine regions in Piedmont, and indeed a good 80% of Nebbiolo wine cultivation is done here, the neighbouring region of Lombardia also cultivates some 10% of Nebbiolo annual production. The third wine from the Nebbiolo Wine Tasting held by the Club de Vinos Madrid at the DOC … Continue reading Fruttaio Ca’Rizzieri 2015