Diving into Rueda


As with most things in life wine is subjected to trends and fashion. What the journalists are giving high scores may be the exact opposite of what normal people are imbibing. What people want to be seen drinking isn’t always what they should be drinking. But if there is one Spanish trend that seems to … Continue reading Diving into Rueda

Txakoli returning to Álava


Bodega Arzabro Txakolina is a small family-run winery hidden away in the small town Delika in Álava, Basque Country. Several centuries ago the area was covered in vines, but when the phylloxera struck in the late 19th century most of the vineyards were uprooted and made into grazing pastures for farm animals. It was only … Continue reading Txakoli returning to Álava