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Grape varieties Tag

The sun shines, grape ripen and wine is made. Why do some wines become wine superstars, command huge prices such as Vega Sicilia from Spain, Screaming Eagle from California, Domaine de Romanée Conti from Burgundy or Chateaux Margaux from Bordeaux, to name a few? What

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