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INTERESTING TITBITS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Friday, November 15, 2019

THE TRAIN IN SPAIN IS MAINLY ON THE PLAIN:  In a great new Spanish wine initiative, there is now a new one day wine tourism trip from Madrid to Valladolid. You can visit the vineyards of Rueda (home to Verdejo – see my article in the Sept/Oct 2016 edition of Winestate Magazine) and Ribera del Duero on these high-speed trains which takes just over one hour to cover the 200 plus kilometres. Read More...

A BEACON IN THE BARRAGE

Friday, November 08, 2019

These days one receives a barrage of press release emails advising that this winery or that has won a medal or trophy, somewhere or other, here or there around the world. Most of these end up in my circular filing folder (the bin) as they are just an attempt to broaden their reach for a single achievement. Read More...