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It’s that time of year when wineries in northern Europe are working around the clock. The mechanical harvesters, presses, pumps, tanks and barrels are all scrubbed clean and ready for action. The frantic activity of the harvest

When it comes to choosing wines we tend to play safe and select the classic grape varieties or regions. Beyond classic regions, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Bordeaux, Burgundy and grape varieties, notably Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and here in Spain Tempranillo, there are many other fascinating

Tempranillo is Spains most well know grape variety. The finest wines from Rioja and Ribera del Duero are made predominantly from Tempranillo. It adapts well to the different soils and micro climates to produce wines that are distinctive yet distinctly Tempranillo.

Tempranillo is the diminutive