Spanish wine exports reached during the first half of the year a record of 1.320,7 million euros, representing an increase of 6% over the period 2016 according to Customs data analyzed by Observatorio Español del Mercado del Vino (OeMv).
The increase is due in large measure to the increase in the prices at which Spanish wines are being exported. Less liters are exported but with a higher price, with a rise of 6.7%, resulting in a growth in global turnover... Read more
With the summer, the heat and the holidays, we meet with family and friends, we have informal dinners, and meals with desserts that stretch until night ... in short, we want to drink a fresh and fruity wine in the company of ours.
We present the White Wine Verdejo Criado sobre Lias 912 de altitud 2016 of Bodegas Veganzones. A fresh wine that it’s aging on lees brings complexity and fineness in the nose, being tasty and aromatic in the mouth... Read more
EU wine exports will benefit from the trade agreement signed between the European Union and Japan. After four years of negotiations, this agreement will provide preferential access to EU wine exports, since the import tariff will be eliminated with the entry into force of the agreement.
Japan is currently the fifth destination market for European Union wines and tenth for Spain. It is a market with great value for Spain, since it has the highest average prices (2.22 € / liter).. Read more
For lovers of running, Bodegas Veganzones presents RIBERA RUN RACE. These are races to be held on next 16 and 17 September, featuring the historic Villa de Peñafiel. The start zone and the finish line of the event will be located in the Plaza del Coso. The Castillo de Peñafiel, that is the Wine Museum and emblem of the Ribera del Duero, will also be protagonists, because the runners will ascent to travel its centennial walls during the race.
Ribera Run Race, 50 km long, will be held on Saturday, September 16, with start in the Plaza del Coso in Peñafiel, crossing the Duero Trail to Quintanilla de Arriba, from there to San Bernardo, passing through the Monastery of Santa María de Valbuena . From here, the race going up the course of the Duero until Pesquera. From here, the runners begin to gain altitude to reach Curiel de Duero, to reach again the urban area of Peñafiel through the path Del Río Duraton, towards the ascent to the Castillo de Peñafiel, rising above 900 m of altitude with subsequent descent to the Plaza del Coso where the finish line will be located... Read more
The XVII edition of the Wine Summer Course of the University of Burgos will take place in the Casa de Cultura of Aranda de Duero from 3 to 6 July. The course called "Meetings of tradition and innovation in the wine sector" is organized by the Consejo Regulador of the Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero, the municipality of Aranda de Duero and the University of Burgos.
During the meeting, there will be presentations, tastings and visits, taught by experts of reputed prestige, making presentations on technical and architectural aspects and on the different terroirs of Ribera del Duero and the wine scene in general. There will be a series of lectures on viticulture and organic wines, innovation in cultivation, paid wines in Spain, where attendees will have theoretical-practical sessions, seminars, visits to wineries and wine tourism experiences... Read more