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The essential guide to Spain’s sweet wines

Amaya Cervera | December 22nd, 2015

At SWL we believe Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate with dessert wines. Spain’s sweet universe offers an astonishingly wide range of styles, concentration levels and even wine colours.

Tastings 2015-12-22 08:12:53

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Old and new Rioja around Haro’s railway station

Amaya Cervera | September 23rd, 2015

This is our report of the various fabulous tastings that allowed us to assess, side by side, a great deal of wines made by the seven wineries in Haro’s Barrio de la Estación. We found tradition, modernity and a few surprises too.

Tastings 2015-09-23 11:09:46

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La Rioja Alta: The greatness of Gran Reserva through the decades

Amaya Cervera | September 15th, 2015

Last week, Rioja producer La Rioja Alta held a landmark tasting to celebrate its 125th anniversary. Wines ranged from the legendary 1964 to 2001, which is regarded as the best vintage in modern times.

Tastings 2015-09-15 06:09:38

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Tio Pepe comes of age and proves its longevity

Cruz Liljegren | August 31st, 2015

Very old sherries are very hard to find, hence the tasting led by Antonio Flores at Taberna Der Guerrita in Sanlúcar de Barrameda this summer with selections from the 1940s was exceptional.

Tastings 2015-08-31 06:08:55

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Tasting natural, biodynamic and extreme Spanish wines

Amaya Cervera | May 25th, 2015

In a short period of time we have visited various tastings focused on biodynamic, natural and supposedly extreme wines. Here are our picks from what I call the “flip side” of the Spanish wine scene.

Tastings 2015-05-25 01:05:51

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Southern treasures (II): Pedro Ximénez

Amaya Cervera | March 9th, 2015

The second article of a two-part series about distinctive wines from Andalucía focuses on Montilla-Moriles PX, Spain’s most celebrated sweet wine made with dried grapes.

Tastings 2015-03-09 10:03:03

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Southern treasures (I): Manzanilla

Amaya Cervera | February 17th, 2015

We start a two-part feature focused on two fascinating wines from Andalucía in southern Spain: briny Manzanilla from Sanlúcar and the lovely cloying PX from Montilla-Moriles.

Tastings 2015-02-17 07:02:23

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Ten good value wines under €6

Amaya Cervera | January 26th, 2015

We have tasted some of the best selling wines in a well-known wine store in Madrid in search of great value wines to give your pockets an easier ride.

Tastings 2015-01-26 12:01:47