Dan's Blog


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...

International Wine Tasting 2019

Friday, October 04, 2019

There are literally hundreds of thousands of new wines released each vintage around the world. Here in Australia the best estimates that I have seen are around 10,000-12,000 new wines a year – it is probably much more these days with the same wine going off overseas with different names/labels on it. Read More...