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The view from London on the secondary market for Spanish wine

Anna Harris-Noble | May 11th, 2024

As Spain increases its presence in the Liv-Ex index and La Place de Bordeaux, wine investment companies and auction houses in the United Kingdom share their views on the secondary market for Spanish wine.

UK 2024-05-11 06:05:01


Richard Bigg: “I’d love people to understand that Cava is better than Prosecco”

Anna Harris-Noble | October 16th, 2023

We interview the founder of Camino, a series of award-winning Spanish restaurants across London. His latest venture is the UK’s first bar dedicated exclusively to Rioja.

UK 2023-10-16 07:10:47


“Spain offers great value for money at every level”

Anna Harris-Noble | September 20th, 2022

We talk to Pierre Mansour, The Wine Society's wine director and Spanish buyer since 2008. The Wine Society is the oldest wine club in the world and a true institution in the UK with over 180,000 members.

UK 2022-09-20 11:09:05


Spanish wine pays the price of Brexit

Mónica R. Goya | October 26th, 2021

The cost of exporting wine to the UK is now more expensive as a result of the delays at the border and the extra paperwork generated by the country's departure from the European Union. Importers and restaurateurs tell us about their experience.

UK 2021-10-26 08:10:25


How is the Spanish wine revolution viewed in the UK?

Anna Harris-Noble | February 20th, 2020

With the second edition of the ground-breaking Viñateros trade tasting in London next week, we have asked Jancis Robinson MW, Tim Atkin MW and Jamie Goode whether they think there really is a revolution underway in Spanish vineyards.

UK 2020-02-20 11:02:55


Five Spaniards share their somm life experiences in London

Mónica R. Goya | September 10th, 2019

Regardless of Brexit, it was the dynamic pace of life in London and the opportunity to focus their career on wine rather than having to combine it with front of house tasks that led these professionals to move to the UK.

UK 2019-09-10 09:09:30


Where to drink Spanish wine in London

Mónica R. Goya | April 16th, 2019

French wines dominate wine lists in the bars and restaurants that care about wine in the British capital, but Spain’s fine wines are gradually gaining ground, both in Spanish and international restaurants.

UK 2019-04-16 09:04:11


What could Brexit mean for Spanish wine?

Mónica R. Goya | January 15th, 2019

Wine is a very popular drink in the United Kingdom, therefore Brexit-induced anxiety felt across the industry comes as no surprise. What is going to happen in one of the world’s most relevant wine markets? And how will it affect Spanish wine?

UK 2019-01-15 09:01:51


UK importers on the challenges facing terroir-driven Spanish wines

Amaya Cervera | March 8th, 2017

How can the new generation of Spanish winemakers position their wines in the British market? The Viñateros tasting held in London late last month was a great chance for SWL to hear the views of some of the wine importers attending the event.

UK 2017-03-08 08:03:17


The London tapas explosion

Ricard Giner | March 24th, 2015

Now, it’s possible for anyone in London to enjoy a slice of Spain on a plate and in the glass. Spanish food and wines have finally gone mainstream.

UK 2015-03-24 01:03:59


Spanish wines look cool in London's hipster hangouts

Elisa Errea | January 21st, 2015

When a European is in search of inspiration, London is the place to look at. Brits seem to have a special talent for creativity and entrepreneurship. Elisa Errea checks the latest trends in the wine world.

UK 2015-01-21 08:01:39


A wine epiphany

Ricard Giner | August 21st, 2014

Our London-based contributor writes about his favourite Spanish wines and where to find them in the UK. His first article recalls the beginning of his wine passion, inspired by classic Riojas such as Viña Tondonia and Viña Real.

UK 2014-08-21 01:08:14