France has approved a new protected geographical indication for wine: The Pays de Brive PGI in Nouvelle- Aquitaine. The newly classified area produces dry, still (non-sparkling) wines in red, white, and rosé as well as sweet white wines. Check out the full article below from winewitandwisdomsweclicking, by clicking on the map welcome to the world … Continue reading France Approves A New Wine Region
According to a study in Australia drinking younger red wines is more beneficial to your health than aged red wines. This is good to know as they are generally cheaper to buy. Also I tend to like young, fun fruity reds. Yea for me! Check out the article below from The Drinks Business, by clicking … Continue reading Younger Red Wines More Beneficial
A bit of information about this Denominacion de Origin in Valencia. The first is an article by Decanter.com in English. The second is a link to the homepage of the Utiel-Requena which unfortunately is only available in Spanish. Understanding DO Utiel-Requena Utiel-Requena Regulating Body
Check out the article below (click on the image) by spanishwinelover.com entitled ‘Bobal grape: Can the ugly duckling become a swan?’. The title surprised me because I’ve always liked Bobal red wines. They have the fruity palate that I enjoy and rarely overwhelm me with tannins and acidity. So it was a bit of a … Continue reading Bobal Grape Variety
The final wine from the Madrid & Darracott Cheese & Wine Tasting and one I believe they have included in this month's online tasting box for those of you who participate. This red wine is 100% Bobal from Utiel-Requena in Valencia. I've tried a number of Boba, wine whilst in Alicante and they have largely … Continue reading Sericis Cepas Viejas Bobal 2016
Happy New Year everyone. Let’s hope 2021 is better than the disastrous 2020. Either way may it be filled with plenty of interesting wine.