Tag Archives: Spain

Bodegas Casto Pequeño – Spain’s “Oldest” & “Funniest” Winemakers

This winery has two experienced winemakers (pictured below). I had the pleasure of meeting the very entertaining Alberto Gutierrez on my first buying trip to Europe, and the Cotoval Tempranillo has been in our book ever since. Over the last years, … Continue reading

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As Laxas | Outon (Rías Baixas, Spain)

Expanding our portfolio, we wanted to incorporate high quality whites from Spain.  The Ferro family began a second tier to their Ax Laxas winery- Outon — and we are pleased to have introduced this wine to the Washington market. Since … Continue reading

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Bodegas Maset del Lleó … delicious Cava from Penedés!

On my first trip to Europe for J. Strecker in the spring of 2011, I didn’t have any luck finding Cava, so I had a couple contacts in Spain on the lookout for me. Literally a couple weeks before the … 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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