Tag: rioja

Berrys’ Inaugural Spanish Tasting

Our inaugural Spanish tasting took place on Tuesday 30th October, a fantastic evening and our first opportunity to show our broadened Spanish range. This first Spanish release has been months in the making and demonstrates our desire to find and introduce our customers to the very finest wines of Spain. A large proportion of the […]

An introduction to the fine wines of Spain

My first visit to Spain’s wine regions was a revelation. I had expected to find some good wines amongst some dusty old-fashioned Riojas, but nothing too exciting… I could not have been more wrong. The quality of Spanish wine has improved considerably in recent years, with the marrying of modern technology to time-tested techniques. This […]

Rioja – Ancient and Modern

There is something beguiling about Spain, about the way in which this oldest of cultures is able to embrace the new and give it a pleasing twist of tradition. The beauty in that most modern of constructions, the Guggenheim in Bilbao, resides in its affinity to its surroundings; the way in which the shapes and […]

A taxi journey through Artadi

One of the absolute highlights of my job is that I get the opportunity to meet some inspirational producers and taste their wines with them. A flying visit to Artadi at the beginning of September was one such moment. Late afternoon on Tuesday 6 September we flew to Bilbao, the closest airport for those travelling […]