La Mancha's distinctive windmills

Spain's wine industry must restructure but avoid 'trashing vinous treasures', warns MW

15 Sep 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

Spain has to be very careful not to trash its vinous treasures, warned Justin Knock MW, as the country faces a restructure following a wine glut.

Mallorcan winemakers offer a very different kind of wine industry

Jerry Lockspeiser on some peculiar but inspiring winemaking in Mallorca

12 Sep 2014 | By Jerry Lockspeiser

The first thing you see at the winery is a sign saying “HIPPIES USE BACK DOOR- NO EXCEPTIONS”.  In the barrel room oak vats are identified by the names of rock bands - the Clash, Joy Division, Pulp and Portishead amongst them - or images of molecular structures. Outside the back door a large pile of straw bales wait to be wrapped around modern stainless steel vats, nature’s insulation to keep her product cool.

Torres

Sangre de Toro wine gets design revamp for 60th birthday

10 Sep 2014 | By Gemma McKenna

Bodegas Torres has relaunched its famed Sangre de Toro brand with a sleeker design that harks back to the wine’s 1950s origins.

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The UK continues its love affair with Spanish food and wine

How growth in tapas is driving consumer understanding of Spanish wine Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By Andrew Catchpole

UK consumers are just discovering that Spain’s wine regions offer as much diversity, quality and value as its tapas. Andrew Catchpole reports

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