This latest blog from the GOCV delves into the past of the recently appointed Director at Foods & Wines from Spain for the UK, Fernando Muñoz Naranjo and explores what is in store for Spanish wines for 2020.
GOCV member and chair of the Wines from Spain Awards, Tim Atkin MW introduces this year's competition and hosts the annual ceremony and tasting at the Spanish Embassy in London. "Judging the Wines from Spain Awards is a labour of love, not just for convinced Hispanophiles like me, but for anyone who values diversity and … Continue reading Wines from Spain Awards
Miguel A. Torres, president, Familia Torres By Miguel A. Torres – 4th generation and President Familia Torres and GOCV member since 1990. The other day I saw Greta Thunberg’s speech to the United Nations, and I was again impressed. What this young Swedish activist has achieved in the past year is outstanding and very necessary. … Continue reading Call for (more) action
Rioja is Spain's flagship of wine production and each year one hundred of the best wines available in the UK are rigorously selected by a panel of exerts, including GOCV member Beth Willard, who shares her insights and experience below. Image courtesy of Wines of Rioja UK It’s always exciting to be surrounded by a … Continue reading Rioja 10×10
GOCV WSET prize-winner Lauren Denyer shares her winemaker stories and findings from a two-week journey round Northern Spain, visiting thirty wineries on an epic voyage of discovery. One of the most striking memories of the tour of Northern Spanish vineyards and bodegas is the sheer beauty and awe of the landscapes. From the West coast … Continue reading Soil & Altitude: Spain’s wines of the future