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  • Our favourite Wine Lover shots of the summer
  • Our favourite Wine Lover shots of the summer
  • Our favourite Wine Lover shots of the summer
1. Picture sent by Inma from Xàtiva (Valencia). 2. Mikel poses in Cape Town (South Africa). 3. Kathryn’s Xarel.lo in Tossa de Mar (Girona, Catalunya)

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Our favourite Wine Lover shots of the summer

Amaya Cervera | September 3rd, 2015

First of all, many thanks to all those readers who took the time to send us pictures of their summer wine fun. As a token of our appreciation, we will mail out a humble but cute Spanish Wine Lover badge to the best entries.
These are our top three:

1. This is Inma kissing a special bottle of wine called El Novio Perfecto (“the perfect groom”). The picture, taken in Xàtiva (Valencia) in southeastern Spain, put a smile on our faces. It reflects the new trend towards fun and casual labels in Spanish wines aimed to a young audience. This one is an entry-level white produced by Bruno Murciano, a well-known Spanish sommelier based in London, and enterprising Rioja winemaker David Sampedro. The wine comes from Valencia and is a blend of Moscatel and Macabeo.

2. Elena and Carlos sent this shot of their son Mikel at a wine bar in Cape Town (South Africa). They couldn’t help but notice the unmistakeable face of La Gitana which appears on the label of this well-known manzanilla. We really appreciate that they remembered us from so far away and in the midst of the South African winter. Indidentally, the two hemispheres are a blessing for many wine buffs since it enables them to enjoy two harvests per year.   

3.The third shot represents happiness in a glass of wine . It was taken by Kathryn from Californian winery Stomping Girl Wines during her vacation in Tossa de Mar in Girona’s Costa Brava (Catalonia). She was enjoying a bottle of white Xarel.lo that she had bought a couple of days earlier in Penedès.

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