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8 Delightful Alternatives to Spain’s Iconic Albariño Wine

Albariño is Spain’s most iconic white wine. A floral, fragrant peachy grape, and planted along the Atlantic north-west coast of cool Galicia’s Riax Baixas region, the Donegal of Spain. Cherished by the Spanish, they consume over 75% at home and export the remainder. But Spain’s white wines of character are not restricted to the adored …

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Venture Into these 5 Wine Regions that are Perfect for a Short Escape from Ireland

Wine is always a fine thing to enjoy while on holiday (even if by “holiday” you mean Wednesday after a long day when you finally get home, surely that counts) and if you are passionate about it, turning it into the highlight of your trip is definitively something worth doing. We are lucky to have …

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Viña Pomal Rioja Reserva - Wine of the Week from O'Briens Wine

Start the Winter Warmer Wines Season with this Radiant Rioja Reserva

Brace yourselves, winter is coming… And with it, a celebration of all things cosy, from holding hands at the Christmas market to watching a movie wrapped in your biggest blanket, from mince pies to hot chocolates and of course, rich and complex wines to warm your heart this season. Viña Pomal Rioja Reserva is just …

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Rioja Control Board Announces Wine Educators Programme

The D.O.Ca. Rioja Control Board has launched an Official Rioja Wine Educators programme worldwide. After passing a theoretical course through education.riojawine.com and practical training sessions including a sojourn in Rioja educators will receive certification. The aim of the programme is to recruit professionals with communication skills and an ability to influence major wine consuming countries …

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