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
The quality and range of Spanish food throughout the UK and in particular the capital has changed enormously in the past ten years. In this blog we hear from one the pioneers who brought this about, GOCV member and founder of Brindisa, Monika Linton, who shares her experience of current Spanish food trends in London.
In the first of a new series of guest blogs, GOCV member Paul Shinnie shares stories from his extensive travels round Spain's wine-making regions and explains the major changes he has witnessed over the past forty years. One of the pleasures of working with Spanish producers is the opportunity to travel round that large country. Such diverse … Continue reading The vibrant world of Spanish wine
It seems every wine has a ‘perfect’ food pairing match in today’s gastronomic-fuelled wine world, but few can challenge Sherry’s crown as the ultimate wine choice for foodies. 2019 Copa Jerez Judges and Contestants At this year’s Copa Jerez Forum & Competition, two GOCV members - Sarah Jane Evans MW and Beltrán Domecq - put … Continue reading The ultimate food pairing wine – is Spanish!