Far-from-Ordinary Spanish Wine Guide Puts You on the Right Track 1

Galician wine country

Welcome to the Wines from Spain, Far from Ordinary, Spanish Wine Guide. Here you can explore Spain’s wine regions and styles of wine, with maps and details on the unique geography, climate, soil and grapes with names like Albariño, Tempranillo and Verdejo.

Robust reds or crisp whites, refreshing rosés, sparkling cavas or luxe sherries – you’ll find plenty to choose from along with food pairings, and tasting notes by wine expert Doug Frost, MS, MW. Spanish wines are aged at the winery so they’re ready to drink right now. Here’s how the guide works: More…

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Spain… On the Road Again–Part 5 Reply

Basking in Spanish Wine and Cuisine in the Basque Country

On Road AgainGwyneth and Mario greet the day at the astonishing Marqués de Riscal Hotel with a behind the scenes vineyard tour which includes a sublime bottle of 1958 vintage wine opened by breaking the neck of the bottle with red hot tongs. Mark joins Gwyneth for some vine-side grilling of fresh Rioja vegetables where they learn a valuable barbecue tip: to revive the waning coals, sprinkle salt on them. Both Mario and Gwyneth head home for the weekend, and Mark and Claudia set out for San Sebastián with the glee of two school kids playing hooky. More…

Spanish Wine’s Quiet Revolution I/III Reply

Spanish grapesNew wine making techniques, new grape varieties, upcoming wine regions and new approaches to worldwide markets are the subjects of this series of three videos called “The Quiet Revolution.” Presented in a relaxed and amenable way, this series, sponsored by ICEX, the Spanish export agency. It provides a wealth of information, much of it new, even for longtime Spanish wine aficionados. Note curiosities in this first video in the series such as the way the Galicians drink their wine from little ceramic bowls. More…

Spain’s Great Match: Food and Wine, Along with Some Exciting Design Reply

An Annual Spanish Gastronomy and Wine Celebration in New York (video)

Spanish tapas NYC

 The 2012 edition Spain’s Great Match event–their annual wine-tasting-and-tapas-fest in New York–this year featured design for the first time. The lounge area of the venue was decorated by Spanish designers and gave visitors a chance to test drive Spain’s latest in designer furnishings. More…

Spanish Food without Spanish Wine? That’s Unthinkable! 1

Wines from Spain

Now that we’ve begun to tempt your palate with foods from Spain we’ve asked Wines from Spain.com to permit our readers access to their extensive library of videos on the subject of Spanish wines. They very graciously said yes and today we’re publishing an advance of the kind of things you can expect to see in the coming months. If  you love Spanish wine, welcome aboard. If you’re not yet an aficionado, here is where you can get your introduction. It’s never too late! (Why do you think Spain has the longest life expectancy in the world?) More…