Just because soup and a piece of buttered crusty bread may land on the simpler side of dinner doesn’t mean a glass of wine’s not perfectly in order.
Once again, Ribera del Duero and Rueda made a strong showing across the board when it comes to the best wines of 2016.
Tasting recommendations, food pairings, tips on wine etiquette and more from Marie Claire, Town and Country, Elle and Vinepair.
The 2015 Flor Innata earned the prestigious honor in the tasting that spanned nearly 5,000 wines from 5 continents.
Of 16,000 wines tasted in the Decanter World Wine Awards this year, only 31 earned Platinum - Best In Show medals. One was a Ribera del Duero.
During his recent historic visit to Cuba, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle and their two daughters (and security gaggle) surprised a Havana restaurant owner by dropping in unannounced for some authentic Cuban food ... and paired it with a Ribera del Duero wine.
Wine talk has evolved. To prove it, we went to Delectable.com and found a new generation of critics describing Riberas and Ruedas in amazing ways.
Somms Morgan Harris and Yannick Benjamin got the opportunity to travel to Ribera del Duero and Rueda to do some on-the-ground studying and training.