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La Val Albariño wines in the UK

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Traditionally the area covered by the Rías Baixas in Galicia has been the perfect region to grow grapes which are then transformed into worthy winners of the highest accolades and reviews, establishing themselves among Spain's most well-known and highly prized wines. This Protected Designation of Origin includes the Albariño, Rías Baixas, Rías Baixas Barrica, red and sparkling (both white and red) varieties. One of the leading estates for grape and wine production in the region is  Bodegas La Val, located in  Salvaterra de Miño. Its white wine of the Albariño variety, both young and fermented, has become the ideal pairing for...

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Valderrama Olive Oil

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Aceites Valderrama. A byword for quality and distinction. For more than 150 years now the members of each generation of the Valderrama family have maintained their dedication to producing a unique oil which has today become a global flagship brand thanks to the outstanding reviews published in the national and international press, and its use as companion to the menus and dishes of many of the world's leading restaurants. With a wide range of types of oil (one for each purpose), the key of varieties of olive used are hojiblanca, cornicabra, picudo, ocal and arbequina. The oil production method has...

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terras Gauda wineries

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Bodegas Terras Gauda in Pontevedra has now established itself as a leading name in the sector thanks to the exclusive quality of its D.O. Rías Baixas wines. The winery in fact belongs to an even greater grouping comprising Bodegas Terras Gauda itself, Viñedos y Bodegas Pittacum (of the D.O. Bierzo Designation of Origin) and Quinta Sardonia, along with A Rosaleira vegetable preserves. With a dedicated commitment to achieving the highest quality standards within a process true to tradition, the Terras Gauda Group stands firmly by its responsibility in developing new techniques at its R&D department. Through partnerships with the CSIC...

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Briones Baniandres winery. Apricus wines

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In the heart of the Ribera del Duero, between Quintanamanvirgo and Guzmán, there lies a unique winery. Apricus, or Bodegas Briones Baniandrés, have, by applying the long-standing knowledge and passion shown by their forefathers for these vineyards, created a wine of outstanding quality made almost entirely in the traditional manner. With a moderate area under the vine (30 hectares), Apricus has through its own merits made a name for itself as an exclusive, gourmet wine of the Tinto Fino or Tempranillo variety, combining all the characteristics of the unique setting in which the grapes are grown to claim both prestigious...

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Estancia Piedra wines in the UK

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Between Zamora and Tordesillas in the region of Castile-Leon lies the town of Toro. On the banks of the Ribera del Duero, this ancient municipality has a history intertwined with the wine which bears its name. With literary references to the formidable draughts pressed from the millions of grapes watered by one of the great rivers of the Iberian peninsula, the produce of the D.O. Toro Designation of Origin has always been highly prized by lovers of wines made from an early-maturing variety with a wonderful balance of flavours and nuances. It is in this region that the Bodega Estancia Piedra winery has created a true paradise for lovers...

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