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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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Viñedos de Alcohuaz: True mountain wines from Chile’s Elqui Valley

25May Posted by Jo Lory

The Elqui Valley, a link between the cool Pacific of northern Chile and the towering Andes, can take your breath away. This is where Viñedos de Alcohuaz are growing Syrah, Garnacha, Malbec and Petit Verdot, at almost 2,200 metres above sea level, where

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Future classics: Suertes del Marqués doesn’t just want to be labelled as volcanic wine

26Apr Posted by Jo Lory

Jonatan Garçia Lima of Suertes del Marqués wasn’t born into winemaking, his family bought vineyards in their native Tenerife the 90’s. Initially they sold their grapes, but in 2006 they started to make their own wines. Obviously some things have

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Smell something fishy? Clarifying the vegan wine debate.

25Apr Posted by Jo Lory

Indigo takes a moment to consider the hot topic of vegan wine, starting with what makes a grape-based product non-vegan in the first place? With the success of ‘Veganuary’ this year and a rise in vegan restaurant openings, it seems

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Harvest 2018: a view from the Swartland

6Mar Posted by Jo Lory

Luis from our sales team was over in South Africa recently and spent a couple of weeks with Johan Meyer. It’s a stressful time for South African winemakers, the country is experiencing the worst drought for over a century, and

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