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Wines of Rioja, Spain

Sharing is caring!In Rioja, aging wine traced back to the late 1700s, a practice inspired by Bordeaux region of France.  Although at the time larger barrels were used.  By the mid 1800s, Rioja wine landscape experienced major growth...

Wines of Priorat, Spain

Sharing is caring!Geography & Climate Situates on the lower western corner of Catalunia west of Penedes, Priorat is a rather small region; most vineyards are planted on steep slopes around the district of Monstant.  For a long time,...

Wines of Navarra, Spain

Sharing is caring!Geography & Climate Navarra has always been a popular wine region in north of Spain, it is a close neighbor to the ever famous Rioja region to the south. A stone throw away from Rioja and...

Masperla Cataluña Priorat, Spain 2009

Sharing is caring!Tasted Feb, 2013 With history tied to French wine-making, Cataluna is known for their sparkling wines (Cava). While most of Priorat, where the land is rugged, dry and with harsh growing conditions. Cataluna benefits from coastal...