World of Wine

Great wine is the result ofthe terroir. Human beings are powerless in the face of nature. If there is not a range of climatic conditions and very particular soils, which by luck or divine providence are particularly plentiful in France and, to a lesser extent, in other classical...
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Flagship of the Valdeorras D.O. , and also found growing in other Galician D.O.s , as well as in the neighbouring region of Bierzo, this grape variety continues to pleasantly surprise lovers of great white wines.
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It is perhaps not surprising that a man born above a winery in Rioja should have dedicated his life to wine.  Born into a traditional winemaking family, he studied in France and California, and combines his personal businesses in Bierzo and Priorat with running the Palacios...
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It sounds like the title of a film, but the fact is that wine and chocolate were actually at the origin of this great Rioja winery, over a century old and inimitable in its style and personality. Its founder was attracted to Haro for the quality of its chocolate factories, an...
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Eduard Pié exercises his “discreet wisdom” in Bonastre. Lying on gentle slopes inland (over 300 metres above sea level), his Xarel.lo, Xarel.lo rojo and Monastrell vineyards inhabit the south, where the soil is more limestone and close to the bedrock of the Garraf Massive (near...
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Champagne’s petits vignerons ("small wine growers") have achieved a difficult feat: a mini revolution in the birthplace of the most famous and superb sparkling wine in the world.   In this article, we present a selection of some of the protagonists of an uprising that has...
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Some people say there is no such thing as coincidence and others say there is.  I really don't know who is right, but as circumstances would have it, ​​in this issue of Selectus Wines (either because it's that time of year again, with Christmas and the New Year celebrations underway, or simply because the subject is always fascinating), we are...
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According to our partner, Joan Gómez Pallarès, "wine tourism can be defined as "that journey one undertakes to gain insight into the roots of a wine." He adds that "knowing the roots of a wine, also means being familiar with the gastronomy of the area where the wine is born, the...
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The founder of this famous sherry bodega was born in the village of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, in the province of Cadiz, in the same year that the 1812 Constitution, known as La Pepa, was enacted. But this is mere coincidence and not the reason why the most international of the...
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