Category Archives: Bierzo

Pilgrimage Bierzo Mencia

I’m a sucker for wines from places I’ve visited, doubly so if I’ve cycled through them, tripley (is that a word?) so if they have a cute name, so when I spotted The Pilgrimage Bierzo Mencia 2006 I had to buy it. It had a little map of the pilgrimage routes to Santiago on the… Read More »

Martin Sarmiento Bierzo

I was delighted to find a Martin Sarmiento 2003 Bierzo in Majestic. I’d cycled through Bierzo in 2003on my way to Santiago, stopping in Villa Franca del Bierzo because I felt horribly ill. Having stuffed myself silly on seafood the previous evening I was dealing with the unattractive consequences of an upset stomach full of… Read More »