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Bodega Lanzaga – Re-framing the history of Rioja

12Jun Posted by Jo Lory

On the surface Rioja seems steeped in tradition: historic wineries with lofty cellars stacked with barrels that define a well-known classification system based on time spent in oak. In fact this is a tradition that dates back to the 18th

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Javier Revert’s fresh take on the past

29Apr Posted by Jo Lory

“The future lies in the past” has become something of a battle cry for a new generation of  winemakers in Spain who are reviving long abandoned vineyards and rediscovering a wealth of native grapes. Javier Revert is very much part of

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Envínate: four heads are better than one?

12Mar Posted by Jo Lory

The first thing that Roberto Santana explained when we arrived at their Palo Blanco vineyard in Valle de la Orotava was that he, Laura Ramos, Jose Martínez and Alfonso Torrente make the wines together, even though they come from different

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Indigo on Tour: A history lesson and a great party at Suertes del Marqués

8Mar Posted by Jo Lory

Tenerife is an island of contrasts. Mount Teide at 3,718m dominates, and also defines the climate which is completely different on the north and south sides of the island. The volcano catches clouds that blow in from the Atlantic and

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A visit to Eulogio Pomares in Rías Baixas

22Jan Posted by Jo Lory

There’s something slightly mystical about Galicia. As we headed west to meet Eulogio Pomares and his wife Rebeca at Bodegas Zarate we passed rolling valleys, with wisps of cloud trapped in the granite hollows like watchful ghosts. There are five

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Portfolio Tasting – Tuesday 12th February 2019

23Nov Posted by Jo Lory

Meet the brilliant people behind the wines A common thread across our diverse portfolio is the connection our winemakers have with their land. They’re artisans who work in harmony with their environment and the traditions of their regions. Over half our

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Joan d’Anguera: a winemaking partnership to be reckoned with.

20Aug Posted by Jo Lory

The history of cinema is built on iconic partnerships: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman, the quintessential Western for many people, was followed by The Sting, arguably the best heist movie of all times.

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Indigo on tour: Riesling safari hits the Mosel Valley

11Jul Posted by Jo Lory

We continued our trip with a gentle ferry ride across the Rhine, and were soon speeding towards Leiwen on the River Mosel for a dinner date with Andreas Bender. Not literally speeding I might add, well Luis may have been in

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Indigo on tour: Riesling safari (part 1)

8Jul Posted by Jo Lory

Riesling, infinitely versatile, source of wines that are fresh as a daisy to lusciously sticky, and always with a hallmark mouth-watering acidity. This flexibility can be both a blessing and a curse. Wine geeks and sommeliers love these complex, food

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A flying visit from Barco del Corneta

3Jul Posted by Jo Lory

Beatriz describes her wines as ‘swimming against the current’, and she certainly seems to be making waves in her hometown of La Seca in northwest Spain. Ten years ago Beatriz returned to her family’s land in La Seca, Valladolid, to

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