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The Malaga winery making fine, dry, elegant mountain wine (just the way Catherine the Great liked it)

MALAGA’S hugely famous local dry wine enjoyed a 200-year boom until the early 20th century when it faded into obscurity. When winemaker Victoria Ordoñez...

Salud! What makes Spanish wine so special?

If you love wine, then Spain is most definitely the right country for you.

Thieves walk out of Michelin-starred restaurant in Madrid with 132 bottles of wine valued at €200,000

THIEVES in Spain have managed to pull off another wine heist, this time targeting the Michelin-starred restaurant Coque. On Sunday, the exclusive eatery was...

Man accused of stealing €1.6m worth of wine from restaurant in Spain appears in court over whisky theft

A man accused of stealing 45 bottles of wine with a value of €1.6 million made an appearance on Tuesday in a Madrid court...

La Inglesa: The extraordinary love story behind a winery in the heart of Spain’s Andalucia and the Englishwoman that...

NESTLED in the heart of Andalucia you can find the Sierra de Montilla (Cordoba), an unexpected paradise for wine lovers. Often eclipsed by the nearby...

Spain’s winemakers battle to save harvest as heatwaves and drought takes toll

THE effects of successive heatwaves and drought are threatening this year’s wine harvest across Spain. An exceptionally hot and dry summer has left grapes withering...

Top winemaker in Spain opens UK subsidiary to serve key export market

Grupo Marques del Atrio has opened a UK subsidiary in a bid to grow the Spanish winemaker’s sales in its second-biggest export market. The company...

Nic of time: Marbella now counts on two of France’s finest Nicolas wine shops

IT has been two centuries since Maison Nicolas became one of the most fashionable wine shops in Paris. And now, finally, Marbella residents have two...

World’s best chefs to gather for Madrid Fusion and celebrate cuisine in Spain

SOME of the biggest names in the world of gastronomy will be taking part in Madrid Fusion later this month in the 20th anniversary...

How Spain’s Valencia region has become a coastal paradise for wine lovers

Wine tourism is taking off across the region of Valencia. Matthew Desoutter at Simply Spanish Wine takes a look at what's on offer.

Spain’s wine trade breathes easy after European Parliament backtracks over ‘cancer warning’ labels

SPAIN'S wine industry has applauded a U-turn from European politicians who ditched proposals to slap 'cancer warning' labels on wine bottles. The European Parliament(EP) rolled...

A million hectares of countryside makes Spain the world’s number one country for vineyards

WITH areas of vineyards around the world being lower than ever before, Spain still has vast swathes of countryside dedicated to grape growth. Countries such...

VILASIRA: A haven in Spain’s Valencia region to enjoy fine wines, the best local food and pampering treatments

THE 10-hectare estate of vineyards, olives and almond groves sits on the edge of the Hoces del Cabriel Natural Park at Venta del Moro...

Meet the two Brits on a mission to help expats explore beyond the supermarket shelf and seek out Spain’s...

SPAIN produces exceptionally good quality wine at more than affordable prices but with around 150 native grape varieties and terms like denominación de origen...

Famous wine and sherry producer known for Tio Pepe is voted decade’s best winery in Spain

ONE of Spain's most famous sherry and wine producers has been voted 'Best Spanish Winery of the Decade'. The AEPEV association of wine journalists gave...

Under the sea: Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars that you can visit

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process

Six wine-growing regions in Spain to enjoy the grape harvest this autumn

Autumn is in the air, and in Spain that means that we are moving into the best season to enjoy a spot of wine...

Hotel Monasterio Rocamador in Spain’s Extremadura is back and better than ever

Surrounded by rolling oak forests and choked with nature, few places give you such a good sense of space. And Hotel Monasterio de Rocamador also...

What a corker! This Spanish bodega has just been crowned best in world to visit

A SPANISH vineyard has beaten the world’s finest to be named the best in the world to visit. Herederos Marques de Riscal in Spain's La...

Spain’s top selling white wine celebrates 200 years with cash prizes

ANDALUCIA’S most famous white wine label is celebrating its 200 year anniversary this summer and offering a host of prizes to those with winning...

BOTTOMS UP: Ripe pickings for the Andalucian wine market

ANDALUCIAN wine is making a name for itself across the globe, with a growth 18.5% year-on-year (YOY) across three key exporters: Asia, America, and...

Meet the women winemakers making a name for themselves in the Spanish wine world

Matthew Desoutter from Simply Spanish Wine takes a closer look at the women making a big impact in the world of vino.

Expat Dad discovers his vintage Petrus (wine worth €3,000) was used to make sangria by daughter’s friends at house...

PETE Jones is one hell of an understanding father.   When he woke up last Saturday morning to discover that his daughter and her friends had...

Old favourite meets new luxury at Olivia’s in La Cala

WHEN celebs arrive in the Costa del Sol, they call at La Cala.  While Marbella usually means one thing:  a full-on, hardcore, hangover-for-a-week partying where dawn...

Spain’s Andalucia kicks off its grape harvesting season, becoming one of the first in Europe

The harvest season in Montilla-Moriles, Cordoba, is one of the first to commence in the whole of Europe.

Wine lovers in Spain amongst those targeted in Italian fake wine scam

UNSUSPECTING wine lovers in Spain have been left with a sour taste in their mouths after falling victim to an Italian fake wine scam. Empty...

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