Meet Your Makers

Category: Meet Your Makers

On the Ground in Ribera and Rueda

Two sommeliers dive into the riches of the Ribera del Duero and Rueda regions. See what they found.

Bodegas Mocén: Where Wine, Art, And Culture Converge

Drive about two hours northwest from Madrid and you’ll reach the town of Rueda, where Bodegas Mocén occupies an expansive estate of stone and brick, complete with Castilian courtyard and terracotta roofs.

Meet Your Makers: Pago de Carraovejas

The chicken or the egg is a hypothetical that’s become a bit of a standby cliché. Well, we’ve got a new one with a Spanish twist for you when it comes to the Pago de Carraovejas winery in Ribera del Duero: What came first — the suckling pig, or the wine? Unlike the avian version […]

Meet Your Makers: Cinema Wines

Good movies and good wine sure have a lot in common when you think about it. They take time, money and a certain level of good taste to make. They’re the sum of their parts, and one misstep can send the whole project awry. And, when you witness or experience a great version of either […]

Meet Your Makers: Emilio Moro

What does it take to set yourself apart in the wine world? For Emilio Moro, it's equal parts history, quality and philanthropy.

Meet Your Makers: Menade

There’s a certain yin-and-yang that comes along with talking to Richard Sanz, the winemaker who runs Menade in Rueda.

Meet Your Makers: Shaya

Scan the rows of wine on the shelf of your local wine shop, and there’s one bottle of Rueda that’s bound to catch your eye, should it be in stock. But it's what's inside Shaya's striking bottles that keep wine-lovers coming back for more.

Meet Your Makers:
O. Fournier

The way that the Ortega family started their now-bicontinental O. Fournier winery is not your typical family winery tale.

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