Meet The Makers

Laura Werlin: Celebrated Author & Educator

Are you following along? Each month on our website, acclaimed cheese and wine expert, author and educator, Laura Werlin publishes an article on Spain’s most prestigious regions for red and white wines. Each article begins with a universal discussion, transpires through culture and closes with tidbits for wine geeks. Laura shares her passion for regions, […]

Meet Your Makers: Bodegas Balbas

When it comes to Bodegas Balbas, there's quite a bit of legacy and tradition to lug around, as it's been in operation since 1777.

Meet Your Makers: Dehesa de los Canonigos

Belen Sanz Cid is good at what she does. Really good. The wines she makes at Dehesa de los Canonigos in Ribera del Duero have won some serious awards.

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.

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