Lustau’s Cellar Master named Best Spanish Winemaker 2017

Lustau’s Cellar Master named Best Spanish Winemaker 2017 Jerez (Spain). July 17th, 2017. Sergio Martínez, Cellar Master at Bodegas Lustau was named “Best Spanish Winemaker” at the prestigious International Wine Challenge Merchant Awards Spain celebrated in Madrid. This new recognition is added to the title of “Best Fortified Winemaker” received earlier. After more than 14 years at the Learn More …

Now Presenting the 2017 Sherry Cocktail Competition Semi-Finalists!

Now presenting the 2017 Sherry Cocktail Competition semi-finalists! Published 05.10.2017   by SHERRY WINES U.S.   @SherryWinesUS Congratulations to the 25 semi-finalists whose incredible submissions blew the preliminary judges away.  The competition has been fierce with an unprecedented level of excellence in the entries and impressive knowledge and understanding of the ingredients. Be sure to check back soon when we’ll Learn More …

Your Next Lesson: Crozes-Hermitage

NEW YORK TIMES YOUR NEXT LESSON: CROZES-HERMITAGE Wine School By ERIC ASIMOV SEPT. 28, 2017 Next up will be Crozes-Hermitage from the northern Rhone Valley of France. It was not my first choice or even my second, which I guess is fitting for a wine that is often an afterthought. I love syrah, the grape of Crozes-Hermitage, Learn More …

Maison Tardieu-Laurent Appoints Europvin USA as National Importer

MAISON TARDIEU-LAURENT APPOINTS EUROPVIN USA AS NATIONAL IMPORTER   Van Nuys, CA., September 12, 2017 – Europvin USA is proud to announce the addition of Maison Tardieu-Laurent to the Europvin USA portfolio.  Effective immediately, Europvin USA will assume representation of Maison Tardieu-Laurent as its exclusive, national importer.    “We are excited to build upon our success Learn More …

Contino Winery is Backdrop for The Bachelorette Reality TV Series

  ‘Bachelorette’ Rachel Deals with Drought in Show’s Rioja Finale Last time we caught up with The Bachelorette‘s Rachel Lindsay, on the show’s penultimate episode, her world was awash in raw Tempranillo juice, trod under foot from grapes in the traditional (romantic) way by her and hopeful suitor/”business owner” Peter. This week, the show’s finale returned us to Rioja, Learn More …

Lustau Vermut (Vermouth) Arrives in the U.S.

Tasting Panel Magazine INDUSTRY NEWS Lustau Vermut (Vermouth) Arrives in the U.S. First launched in its native Spanish market early last year, Lustau Vermut debuted in the U.S. this spring. Endorsed by a reputation for quality and heritage behind the recipe, Lustau Vermut originates in the wisdom of two celebrated family traditions: The House of Learn More …

The Man Behind Vega Sicilia

Magazine Archives: June 30, 2017 View the entire table of contents for the June 30, 2017 issue. The Man Behind Vega Sicilia Pablo Álvarez has built a wine empire in Spain and beyond Robert Camuto Issue: June 30, 2017 Pablo Álvarez is a patient man. In 1999, Álvarez discovered that faulty corks had tainted some Learn More …