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Cellar Favorite: 1976 R. Lopéz de Heredia Viña Tondonia Rioja Gran Reserva

Cellar Favorites, Spain

Stephen Tanzer, Jan 2015

The 1976 Viña Tondonia Rioja Gran Reserva is a wine of great clarity and finesse, with a very long, ethereal finish featuring fully resolved tannins and an impression of weightlessness.

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Focus on Spain

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2014

Like most of the rest of northern Europe's wine-growing regions, Spain suffered through a cool, rain-plagued growing season and--in many regions--harvest in 2013

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Talking Spirits with Nicolas Palazzi

Spain, Rest of the World

Antonio Galloni, Dec 2013

Micro-negociant Nicolas Palazzi offers magnificent artisan spirits that deserve just as much attention as the best small production wines anywhere in the world.

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New Releases from Spain

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2013

Veteran IWC readers don't really need to be reminded that Spain is, in our opinion, the world's richest source of outstanding red wine values

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New Releases from Spain

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2012

Coming on the heels of the challenging 2006, 2007 and 2008 vintages, the mostly very good to excellent 2009, 2010 and 2011 trio is providing welcome relief to growers and importers, not to mention wine lovers

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The Best New Wines from Spain, Part Two

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Nov 2011

Spain continues to offer extraordinary red wine values at the low end, even in the $8-and-under category, a price point most wine regions gave up years ago

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Cava for All Seasons

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Nov 2011

The Cavas I tasted for this year's coverage in the International Wine Cellar were the strongest group I have yet encountered, which is great news for wine lovers looking for high-quality bubbly at a gentle price this holiday season

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Best New Wines from Spain

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2011

I was presented with more wines for this year's coverage of Spain than I've ever seen before

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The Best New Releases from Spain, Part 2

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Nov 2010

Part two of our annual Spain coverage includes some of my top red wine values of the year

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The Best New Wines from Spain, Part 1

IWC, Spain

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2010

Spain’s wine producers are proving as eager to promote (read: hype) the 2009 vintage as just about every other wine-producing region in western Europe.