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Wine Time: Three must-have flavours for Spring

Olive Press wine expert Aleesha Hansel rounds up the delicious whites you should be sipping this spring

Tennis pro and Marbella expat Pancho Campo finally vindicated after 13 YEARS of Dubai arrest warrant

It's 13 years since Marbella expat Pancho Campo became a wanted man. Now in the clear after an Interpol ‘Red Notice’ was finally lifted, the former tennis pro and Master of Wine tells the Olive Press about his plans for vindication.

JAILED: Spain policemen who accepted cheese and wine bribes on Costa del Sol

A PAIR of Spanish cops have been sentenced to two years behind bars after accepting cheese and wine as bribes. The Guardia Civil officers accepted...

Wine prices to increase in Spain following 20% drop in harvest thanks to soaring temperatures

SPAIN'S production of wine for 2017 was down 20% compared to the year before, figures have shown. The agriculture ministry has reported the total production...

Our tips for top tipples to pair with your Christmas feast

CHRISTMAS and celebrations go hand in hand so what better way to get the party started than with bubbles! Made by the same ‘traditional...

2017 to be a vintage year for wines made in Spain

CONNOISSEURS  of Spanish wines can mark 2017 down as a vintage year. Not only will stocks arrive two to three weeks earlier but the wines...

DEBUNKED: The 10 biggest myths about wine

FOR some of us, navigating our way around the wine section can be a daunting task. How are we supposed to know which is the...

SIPS GOING DOWN: Worst grape harvest in Spain for DECADES could see wine shortages and price increases

SPAIN, Italy and France are bracing for their worst grape harvest in decades. Farmers in the three countries, which together produce over half the world's...

Successful month for Malaga and Manilva drinks industry despite droughts

IT has been a positive month for the drinks industry in Malaga. Despite a serious drought this year, the key wine producing areas have held...

Night time wine picking phenomenon in Jerez

Over 30% of all the grapes picked in Jerez’s wine harvest are being picked at night to avoid the worse of the seasonal heat.

Spain bans blue wine for being the ‘wrong colour’

it was ruled that blue wine does not fit among the 17 approved types

Velez Malaga wine Botani voted one of best in world

Jorge Ordonez’ dry moscatel Botani was chosen by globally-renowned wine critic Robert Parker as one of his top three 2016 wines selling at under $20 a bottle

Wales to host its first-ever Rioja Day

They hope to sync the day with the Day of La Rioja in the Spanish town of the same name

Ronda wine wins prestigious international award

The festival featured 5,800 varieties of wine

Researchers say drinking wine everyday IS good for you

Drinking wine at dinner gives a ‘more positive’ outlook on life

Casa del Rey: Fit for a king

Offering 70 wines by the glass, separated into easy to understand price brackets

French protesters attack Spanish red wine lorry

Mob spills flood of plonk onto motorway in anger at cheap imports

China’s most popular wine to be sold in Spain

Rioja region to begin importing Changyu Noble Dragon

Manilva wine served in the world’s best restaurants

Wine from two-hectare Manilva vineyard makes it onto the wine list of the world’s best restaurant, writes Iona Napier

Spanish wine second cheapest in Europe, says EC study

Spain also led the field during the same period for the most vino sold abroad, at almost a third of the total

War rages between Rioja bodegas

The quality control board, controlled by the Government of La Rioja has caused controversy by opening the door to 60 new producers in Alava

David Bowie’s name helps sell Spanish wine

HE was the man who sold the world, but now David Bowie’s memory is selling a Spanish wine. The rock star, who died on January...

La Guitarrón: The best wine experience in Jerez

Away from the tourist jargon and the public glare, La Guitarrón is truly one of the undiscovered jewels of Jerez

VIDEO: TOWIE star Elliott Wright serves drinks on hoverboard at his Costa del Sol restaurant

Jumping on board the latest fad Elliott uploaded a video of himself precariously balancing a bottle of wine on his tray while riding a hover board

Masters of Wine symposium to be held in Spain for first time in 2018

The largest convention of its kind is set to take place in the world-famous wine region of La Rioja

Red wine is ‘healthier’ than beer

There is finally a medically authority on the ultimate bar dilemma between beer and wine


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