Wines From Europe

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"Re"-Discover the Good Wines of Europe

    Here you will find some useful information on the main terroirs of Europe, what makes them unique, from the typicality of their soils to their special geographical features. In the Old World, we believe that wine is greatly influenced by the place where it comes from, many interesting terroir specificities can be found throughout the world, here you will get a glimpse of the main European wine regions...

What we Heard Through the Grapevine!


December 19, 2018

     As we were staying around Toledo, we got to meet the people behind the fantastic Bodegas Mas Que Vinos, multi-award winning winery based in Castilla la Mancha. If many people in the wine World start looking away when they hear about this "table wine" part of Spain...

September 16, 2018

     When we drove down to the South of the South, Andalucia, we stopped in the town of Jerez de la Frontera, whose former name in Moorish times was “Sherish”. It is under an anglicisation of this name that the wines of Sherry became famous.

     A little bit...

August 10, 2018

​     In the center of Portugal, slightly more in the North, the small wine region of Dao can be found. With incredibly intense wines, they offer great value and quality. As we were driving through the region, we decided to check out the biggest producer there: the loc...

August 10, 2018

     During our travels in Portugal, while visiting an olive oil mill, we came across the president of the winemakers’ association in the area. As we were having a chat with him, around a delicious braised piglet, he mentioned this guy up in Chaves that we absolutely h...

July 23, 2018

God, we loved our stay in the Arribes del Duero! As we were driving towards the village of Fornillos de Fermoselle, to meet with a cheese maker, we ended up going from one farm to another! Everywhere we stopped, we were given a good reason to go see the neighbour too.


July 22, 2018

       You might have never heard of Colares wines, and there's nothing wrong about that! These uber-exclusive wines are produced in very small amounts (15.000 litres per year for the whole region) about 40 minutes West of Lisbon.

     A lot of things can...

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     If you have been reading my "Wine Basics" inside out, or if you feel like it's too basic, this place is for you. I am learning as I go and the whole team is only me, so please forgive me if the majority of what you think should be there just isn't quite yet...working on it...


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DO Alella

DO Alicante

DO Almansa

DO Arlanza

DO Arribes

DO Bierzo

DO Bizkaiko Txakolina

DO Bullas

DO Campo de Borja

DO Carinena

DO Catalayud

DO Cigales

DO Conca de Barbera

DO Condado de Huelva

DO Costers del Segre

DO Empordá Costa Brava

DO Getariako Txakolina

DO Jerez - Manzanilla de Sanlucar de Barrameda

DO Jumilla

DO La Mancha

DO Manchuela

DO Malaga - Sierras de Malaga

DO Méntrida

DO Mondéjar

DO Monterrei

DO Montilla Moriles

DO Montsant

DO Navarra

DO Pénédès

DO Pla de Bages

DOQ/DOCa Priorat

DO Rias Baixas

DO Ribeira Sacra

DO Ribeiro

DO Ribera del Duero

DO Ribera del Guadiana

DO Ribera del Júcar

DOCa Rioja

DO Rueda

DO Somontano

DO Tarragona

DO Terra Alta

DO Tierra de León

DO Tierra del Vino de Zamora

DO Toro

DO Txakolina Arabako

DO Uclés

DO Utiel Requena

DO Valdeorras

DO Valdepeñas

DO Valencia

DO Vinos de Madrid

DO Yecla





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