Category Archives: Tempranillo

Marqués de Montecierzo (Navarra, Spain)

I met this father/son team on my first wine buying trip to Europe in spring of 2011. We had some difficulty communicating as the father speaks no English and Joaquín, his son, has limited English (still better than my Spanish), … Continue reading

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Bodegas Tavera (Castilla La Mancha)

This wine is one of Julie’s favorites! With its medium body and earthy spiciness, this blend of Syrah & Tempranillo is an easy sipper, great with food or alone; just a wonderful little wine.  This winery is a family winery located in … Continue reading

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Bodegas Rauda, co-operative in Ribera del Duero

The world of wine is not large, and once you know a good agent, you soon know more.  François quickly introduced me to Fernando, who is the export manager for several wineries in Castilla y Leon, which is home to Ribera … Continue reading

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