Learn About Herencia Remondo
This winery, founded 50 years ago by Jose Palacios is guided by his son, Antonio. The youngest son Rafael Palacios is currently in charge of winemaking. In addition to his good looks, Rafael brings to the winery his travels throughout the winemaking world. He worked at PENFOLDS in Australia and also apprenticed at CHATEAU PETRUS in France. His degree in enology is from the...
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Learn About Rioja
(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...
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Learn About Tempranillo
Grape that Reigns in Spain
Most often associated with Spain,
is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions
del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light
side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World
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