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Building fruitful partnerships with cooperatives

Amaya Cervera | June 24th, 2020

We explore several partnerships between private producers and cooperatives which have rewarded local growers with higher prices for their grapes while preventing the uprooting of vines and raising the overall quality in their respective areas.

Trends 2020-06-24 10:06:07

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Wine selling strategies in times of Covid-19

Amaya Cervera | May 26th, 2020

Online sales, marketing and charity-focused campaigns on social media and wine clubs to engage with consumers are some of the most popular initiatives in the wine business over recent weeks.

Trends 2020-05-26 06:05:00

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The role of wine in takeaways and home deliveries in Spain

Amaya Cervera | May 19th, 2020

Some bars and restaurants in Spain have resumed their activity during Covid-19 offering takeaways and home deliveries, but is wine part of this new scenario?

Trends 2020-05-19 07:05:59

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A guide to old sherry with a little help from the experts

Amaya Cervera | March 26th, 2019

Sherry is no stranger to the current craze for old wines. We have asked the team behind Corral de la Morería, who manage the largest collection of old fortified wines in Spain, to share some helpful advise to enjoy old sherry bottles.

Trends 2019-03-26 09:03:40

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Are multi-vintage blends back in Spain?

Amaya Cervera | February 26th, 2019

For a long time, Vega Sicilia Único Reserva Especial was the flagship multi-vintage blend in Spain, but now other producers are following with ambitious, ultra-premium still wines.

Trends 2019-02-26 12:02:10

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The Spanish wine styles that will triumph in 2018

Amaya Cervera | January 30th, 2018

We don’t have a crystal ball, but these are our predictions about which Spanish wine styles will set the trend in 2018. Some have been around for quite a while and will consolidate this year; others will gain prominence over the coming months.

Trends 2018-01-30 10:01:30

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Most popular stories in 2017

Amaya Cervera | December 27th, 2017

We have pored over our Google Analytics data to discover which were the most read stories on our site in 2017. It’s rewarding to see such an interest in Tenerife or Cangas, a remote region in Asturias, beyond well-known wine growing areas.

Trends 2017-12-27 10:12:44

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The role of wine tourism and other ideas from Must Wine Summit

Amaya Cervera | June 14th, 2017

What follows is a summary of some of the ideas fermented last week at Must Wine Summit, a three-day conference featuring leading wine speakers who discussed topics such as wine tourism, natural wines, big data, grape varieties or the Chinese market.

Trends 2017-06-14 09:06:45

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Sherry meets Rioja and other flor stories

Amaya Cervera | October 28th, 2016

Sherry casts a long shadow. Following the nascent renaissance of Spain’s iconic region for fortified wines, some producers in Rioja and other Spanish wine regions are paying a particular homage to Sherry’s distinctive flavours.

Trends 2016-10-28 08:10:25

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Spanish rosés turn pale and aim for quality

Amaya Cervera | May 11th, 2016

A lighter shade of red is not necessarily better, but behind the new trend towards light-coloured rosés, some quality-conscious Spanish producers are trying to make serious wines in this style.

Trends 2016-05-11 08:05:02