The “Wild West” of Ribera del Duero? It does exist. Hike up to the forest vineyard of Bosque de Matasnos and you’ll find cold winds coming from the North, harsh frosts in the Spring, wild boar oinking and chomping throughout the backyard … and a rustic cabin housing entrepreneurial winemaker Jaime Postigo. Working with nature while […]
Things are getting artisanal (and very special) at the Dominio del Aguila winery in Ribera del Duero. For starters? They crush grapes with their feet.
If you happen to find yourself moseying through the Marques de Riscal facilities in Rueda, you’ll see state-of-the-art winemaking technology, surgical cleanliness and an intense attention paid to those pesky details that add up in the end.
Talking with Antonio Diez Martin, his oozing energy and upbeat charisma are the first thing that you notice. He’s got that thing in his voice, that glimmer in his eye, that those people who simply enjoy life just have – and it’s intoxicating.
Family is everything at Alonso del Yerro, from the names of their wines to a special barrel-marking tradition, everything is done with one thing in mind: Make great wines, together.
Doing the same old thing simply isn’t in the cards for the Belondrade family, who make wines in Rueda that will buckle your knees.