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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The pirate winemaker: Frederick Stevenson

21Jan Posted by Jo Lory

Wines of incredible energy and character are coming out of a warehouse in the middle of Adelaide, proof that you don’t need a chateau or high-tech equipment to make good juice. With their attention-grabbing artwork and focused freshness, they’re truly

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Portfolio Tasting 2018 – Meet the brilliant people behind the wines

7Jan Posted by Jo Lory

Our Portfolio Tasting is back, on Wednesday 21st February at The Vinyl Factory in Soho. Nobody knows or speaks more passionately about our wines than the producers themselves, so we’re very excited over 40 of them coming to London for the

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Historic Rioja Wines

22Sep Posted by Jo Lory

Over the last few years we’ve been working with Johnny Hartwright, who is based in Barcelona and has a passion for sniffing out consignments of old vintage Rioja. The wines have typically been cellared in the same place ever since

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Seeing beyond Malbec – Edy del Popolo on the growing diversity in Argentine wines

5Sep Posted by Jo Lory

Indigo has recently started importing wines from PerSe, a personal project from Edgardo (Edy) del Popolo and David Bonomi, who are pioneering terroir driven wines in Argentina. I caught up with co-founder Edy del Popolo to learn more about the

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