Albariño: everything you need to know

As we release our first own-label Albariño, Buyer Catriona Felstead MW tells you everything you need to know about this fashionable grape When it comes to “trendy” grapes, Albariño is a rare case of one that has managed to transition from being a sommelier darling to an established name on the shelves of any self-respecting […]

Feliz Navidad: Rioja’s Christmas credentials

As 25th December approaches and planning begins for feasting galore, our Buyer Catriona Felstead MW argues that one region might just have the answer to any and all of the season’s food-pairing conundrums

Port: 2016 vintage report

The 2016 vintage looks set to be universally declared for Port – but why? What is it about this vintage that makes it remarkable enough to make it one of the top three of the decade? Here, our Port Buyer, Catriona Felstead MW, explores the unique set of weather conditions that has culminated in such […]

Talking terroir

Our Spain Buyer, Catriona Felstead MW, caught up with Finca Allende’s Miguel Ángel de Gregorio to talk to him about his career and a seminal moment in his quest for terroir in Rioja The 2015 vintage sees the realisation of a project that has been in Miguel Ángel de Gregorio’s mind for 20 years, with […]