Category Archives: Spain

Principe de Viana Edicion Blanca

This Principe de Viana Edicion Blanca came in a mini selection box from Sipp wines.  It was an introductory trial box which oddly had one white, one red and two sparking wines.  I know it’s coming up to Christmas and all things are sparkly, but that seems an odd way to showcase wines.  That said, I… Read More »

Luis Alegre Koden Rioja Alavesa

I was staying in a pub up in Lancashire, the purpose of my trip was a funeral, but as ever on such occasions it was good to get together with family for a meal and some fond reminiscences. With a big table of diners all choosing different dinner options there was no point in trying… Read More »

Cabeza de Toro Bobal 2013

I’m a sucker for a cool label and this Cabeza de Toro Bobal has an uber cool label.  Quite why you’d call a wine “Bull’s Head” I don’t know, but there’s plenty of pubs in England called The Bull’s Head and I don’t know why they are names that way either.  At least the pub… Read More »

Heretat el Padruell Cava NV

The love of fizz over Christmas doesn’t seem to be going away and whilst the supermarkets slug it out over who can get people to drive across town to get the cheapest Champagne, there’s other sparkling wines available, and unless it absolutely positively has to be Champagne then there’s better value to be had elsewhere.… Read More »