Tag: Spain

The last word in festive wines – part four

Chris Pollington and Martyn Rolph of our Fine Wine team find no shortage of exciting wines to savour this Christmas from Italy and Spain Chris Pollington on Italy What I choose to drink with the main Christmas meal has changed over the 20 years or so that I’ve been in the wine trade. The medium […]

Cava’s coming of age

Our tasting last month featured some wonderful new additions to our Spanish offer that reflect just how extensive – and diverse – it has become. None reflect the quality of the country’s vinous industry more succinctly than Raventós i Blanc, a family-owned maker of exceptional sparkling wines since 1497. Here their International and Marketing Director, Sabina […]

The reign in Spain

Following on the from the success of our ‘Golden Route’ tasting last month, our Spain buyer Simon Field MW reflects on the multifaceted appeal of wines from this great nation, its gathering momentum on the global market, and the regional producers to keep an eye on. We’re very proud of this year’s offer. In some […]

The Spanish acquisition

Martyn Rolph is one of our Fine Wine Account Managers and a keen advocate of Spain’s vinous exports. Here he recounts last month’s Spanish tasting trip, an annual expedition to meet the producers and taste their wines ahead of our offer, The Golden Route The onset of autumn heralds our yearly team tasting trip to […]