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Hermanos Hernáiz La Emperatriz Wines from Rioja Alta

In 1996 the Hernáiz family purchased part of the former estate of Spanish-born Eugénie de Montijo, Empress of France and wife of Napoleon III. The estate is located on one of the highest plateaus in the Rioja Alta, including its … Continue reading

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Canals & Munné: Catalunya Cava with Character

In many ways, Spanish cava has a unique character. While produced using the methode champenoise, it is usually made from indigenous varietals, instead of the usual Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier blend of Champagne and California. Thus, while it … Continue reading

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Navarra’s Rosés Are Terrific Food Wines

Rosés are magnificent food wines. Highly versatile, they pair well with a wide variety of dishes from les moules to Moroccan tangines. Today almost every wine-producing country makes respectable rosé. However, few rosés can compare with the Garnacha rosés (rosados) … Continue reading

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