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Tasting with five Masters of Wine and other spring highlights

Amaya Cervera | June 21st, 2022

2022 is on the way of becoming a record-breaking year. This spring we have experienced scorching temperatures and, as the post-pandemic rules relax, the largest concentration of tastings that we can remember.

News 2022-06-21 06:06:50


Volume or quality in Rioja? 200 small wineries voice their discontent

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | May 30th, 2021

Small and medium-sized producers in Rioja have banged their fists against the table and demand a bigger say and more visibility in the decision-making process of Spain's most internationally renowned wine-growing region.

News 2021-05-30 09:05:47


Meet Álvaro Ribalta, the new Spanish Master of Wine

Amaya Cervera | February 26th, 2021

Born in Barcelona and based in London, where he has developed a career in the wine industry, Álvaro Ribalta is the latest Spanish Master of Wine. His name is now part of a list that, albeit slowly, has grown steadily in recent years.

News 2021-02-26 08:02:28


SWL repeats as Best Media Platform at the IWC Merchant Awards Spain

Amaya Cervera | December 11th, 2020

In a virtual edition adapted to the circumstances of the pandemic, with fewer awards and a special prize for solidarity, we are delighted to receive once again the award for the Best International Media Platform.

News 2020-12-11 02:12:05


Four MW discuss the world of wine in Spain

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | November 13th, 2019

Sustainability in the vineyard, foreign markets and the role of DOs were some of the topics dealt with by four Spain-based Masters of Wine who took part in the first Front of House International Congress held in Valladolid last week.

News 2019-11-13 10:11:52


Thrilled with our third IWC Merchant Award

Amaya Cervera | November 5th, 2019

Spanish Wine Lover was named Best Online News Site at the IWC Merchant Awards for the third year in a row in a ceremony held at the Palace Hotel in Madrid last night.

News 2019-11-05 02:11:29


Best Online News Site for the second year in a row!

Amaya Cervera | October 9th, 2018

SWL wasn't alone in winning a second International Wine Challenge Merchant Award. A distribution company won the price for the third time in a row and a couple of companies were rewarded twice in the same night. This is our review of a superb gala dinner

News 2018-10-09 11:10:52


Microbes, flamenco and an open-minded look at Spanish wines

Amaya Cervera | June 26th, 2018

SWL attended the International Masters of Wine symposium held in Logroño earlier this month. These are our highlights after four intensive days of presentations, tastings and convivial meals.

News 2018-06-26 04:06:27


Alimentaria 2018 On and Off: Less Merlot and more diversity

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | April 23rd, 2018

Spain’s largest wine fair tries to regain its strength with an ambitious tasting programme featuring star guests as the choice and quality of parallel activities improves and expands.

News 2018-04-23 10:04:10


New campaign to bring wine back to the daily life of Spaniards

Amaya Cervera | November 17th, 2017

The first promotional drive to boost wine consumption in Spain has just been launched. Under the slogan “Pair life with wine”, the goal of this campaign, which is also advertised on TV, is to reintroduce wine into the daily routines of Spaniards.

News 2017-11-17 02:11:33