Tag: spanish wine

Is Cava in crisis?

With a new splinter group leaving the Cava DO, Master of Wine and Agency Manager Lenka Sedlackova asks whether Catalan sparkling wine is having an identity crisis, and considers what the future might hold for fine Spanish fizz

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

An Oriental adventure: Palacios Remondo’s renaissance

Since prodigal son Álvaro returned to the family business in 1999, Bodegas Palacios Remondo has been transformed. This Rioja estate, perched on the eastern edge of the region, crafts glorious site-driven wines, as Tatiana Humphreys discovered on a recent visit

Waiting for Godello

Rafael Palacios is a rare breed: a supreme Spanish winemaking talent whose heart lies with white, not red, grapes. Here, Sophie Thorpe talks to him about the moment he discovered Godello – and why he’s determined to get the grape the acclaim it deserves