Tag: Priorat

Sangenís i Vaqué: a family affair

Sangenís i Vaqué, based on the dramatic and rugged slops of Priorat, is a family winery with a unique approach. Here, Catalan-based wine writer Miquel Hudin shares a little of the estate’s history and future Having roots in Spain’s Priorat wine region means having a family that has seen some incredibly bleak times. While in […]

An audience with Álvaro Palacios – part two

In this second – and final – part of our audience with Álvaro Palacios, the 2015 Decanter Man of the Year lays bare his passion for bullfighting and describes what to expect from his latest vinous endeavour. We need a pyramid of quality in Spain. If not, we will never be respected by the high-end […]

An audience with Álvaro Palacios – part one

‘Focus’ and ‘perfection’ are two words commonly attributed to Álvaro Palacios, the man credited with reinstating Spain to the realm of fine wine. We sat down with the newly-crowned Decanter Man of the Year 2015 to talk vines, villages and “the whim of nature”. Being made Decanter Man of the Year was a real surprise. […]

Prophet of Priorat

Alvaro Palacios (left) has been at the forefront of the Spanish wine scene for some 20 years now so we at Berry Bros. were delighted that he could join us and guests at No. 3 St James’s for our ‘Prophet of Priorat’ dinner on 3rd July.