good bottle of wine is a story, at times a legend. There are bottles of wine that survive shipwrecks and traverse the centuries, some are immortal and are auctioned at prices worthy of a Picasso. Wine is taste and knowledge, it is something seductive and exclusive. It is also enjoyment and fashion. That is why Ferrari and wine from the Valduero Winery is a perfect combination.
From drink to drink
Let’s be frank, in this country, cheap wine, the most ordinary wine with no presumptions towards gracing the most elegant tables, always had an image of a cheapo product for boozers. In the Spain of the dictatorship, wine suffered the same fate as extra virgin olive oil, it was for the poor and those who lived badly. It wouldn’t be the best wine in the world, these wines weren’t overflowing with the wonderful benefits and high qualities that Bacchus would have wished for, of course not, but at least wine was drunk at home every day, people enjoyed drinking wine, they drank it with lunch and with dinner, it was used for cooking , in home remedies, for making toast with sugar, it was served with lemonade, used for macerating the chorizo, and who knows what else, but at least it was drunk, it was made here and as a business it provided many families with their livelihood.
The agency Gaia Comunicación specifically Rocío García, invited a group of bloggers and journalists to an event in Vino Premier, the specialized wine shop, to celebrate the awarding of the prize for the Superwine of the year to the wine MO SALINAS from Bodegas Sierra Salinas of the Alicante D.O. appellation of origin selected from amongst the …
Tempranillo, the famous Andalusian bandit who, armed with a blunderbuss, would rob you in the Andalusian mountains, was according to the chronicles of the time polite even charming especially with the ladies. These days not even the ladies are safe from some soulless innkeeper, bottle of tempranillo, his blunderbuss, at the ready, who challenges them with a shout of: white or red?
I was really excited when the Yalocotoyo.com agency which specializes in Wine Marketing and Social Media invited me to visit the magnificent Valtravieso Winery. Very few of us were given this opportunity and I was one of the chosen. Ever since my time at Laviña, the wine Cathedral where I had the responsibility of being the first Communications Director, it has been one of the wines on my lists of favourites.