Tag: Verdejo

Tag: Verdejo

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Ribera, Rueda & Micro-Tapas

Our palates are ever-evolving, which means that food trends are too. Prognosticators abound, but often what’s old is new again, meaning that certain foods stand the test of time no matter what else may be on the table. And sometimes traditional foodways meet modern palates to become the next new thing even when they’re based […]

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Food and Wine Pairing: The Secret Ingredient

When we think of food and wine pairings, we think about the foods we want to eat, the wines we want to drink, and ideally, a resulting connection between the two that is so perfect that we are launched into a reverie that may no longer have do with what’s in our mouths.  Integral to […]

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Ribera del Duero – 2021 Harvest

Ribera del Duero has concluded the harvest with more than 109 million kilos of grapes This season has been shaped by the pioneering self-monitoring system that Ribera del Duero officially implemented for the first time in its 300+ wineries Around 786,000 kilos of the grapes harvested are of the Albillo Mayor variety, the white variety […]

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Hearth’s Desire – Our Love Story With Fire

Tonight, I can smell the season the way it’s usually only possible to at the very first moments of its return before you’re used to it, when you’ve forgotten its smell, then there it is back in the air and the flow of things shifting and resettling again. – Ali Smith, author/playwright When evening descends […]

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Say Cheese! Perfect pairings with Verdejo and Tempranillo

Red, white, Spain — and blue too. That’s almost all you need to remember when it comes to pairing cheese with its perfect Spanish wine partners. The “almost” part is the fact the wines are not just any Spanish red and white wines. Instead, we’re talking Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero and Rueda’s premier white […]

Recipes & Pairings

Whole Roasted Pacifico Striped Bass w. Verdejo

There is nothing we love more at Pacifico than seeing our beautiful fish served whole. The skin is especially delicious served crispy as the meat turns out moist and juicy. For ease of serving, score the fish on the diagonal making three slices per fish on each side. That way once cooked, you will be […]

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Verdejo – The World’s Next Great White Wine

Verdejo’s Potential is Endless Ask any Spaniard to tell you their favorite Spanish white wine, and it’s a good bet they’ll answer Verdejo. As Spain’s number one selling white wine, Verdejo’s popularity is undeniable. Ask some of the world’s most famous winemakers inside and outside Spain to name their favorite Spanish white wine, and the […]

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Rueda – Land of Lions & Verdejos

When winemaking began in Rueda around 1,000 years ago, it’s a wonder anyone would have thought to plant grapes in this region of extremes – blisteringly hot summers, bitterly cold winters, and a relatively high altitude. Happily, the local monks and the Verdejo grape, native to North Africa, arrived in the region at about the […]

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