Coinciding with the celebration in Valladolid of Brussels World Contest in this edition of 2017, there has been an increase in the participation of Spanish wines of 25% over last year.
Bodegas Veganzones remember that participated in the last edition of 2016 obtained the silver medal with wine 912 de altitud Tierra Caliza 2013 Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero... Read more
The Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero has carried out, as each year, the qualification of the 2016 vintage to determine the quality of its wines (Poor, Regular, Good, Very Good or Excellent).
On this occasion, for the qualification of wines, the Consejo Regulador has counted on the collaboration of eight of the best sommeliers in Spain, distinguished professionals who manage the wineries and wine lists of the best restaurants in Spain: Ivan Camps and Daniel Martínez ( El Celler de Can Roca, 3 Michelin stars); Ciro Carro (Akelarre de Pedro Subijana, 3 Michelin stars); Marcelino Calvo (El Ermitaño, 1 Michelin star); Diego González (Cobo Vintage, 1 Michelin star); María José Huertas (La Terraza del Casino de Paco Roncero, 2 Michelin stars); Cristina Losada (Director of Sala and sommelier of Enigma and as Head Sommelier of elBarri, a group of 6 restaurants including Tickets, 2 Michelin stars); And who has been responsible for sensorial analysis and tasting of the Curso de Sumillería of the Cámara de Comercio of Madrid, also ex-president of the Union Española de Catadores, legendary expert in wines and reference of the national sommeliers, José Luis González Cledera... Read more
Ruta del Vino Ribera del Duero has achieved during 2016 a new record of visits, increased by 28.81% over the previous year. With 351,389 visits, the Ruta del Vino Ribera del Duero obtained 73,072 visits more than the previous year, with a total of 253,640 visitors to the wineries of the Route.
The total visits to wine museums have amounted to 97,749, with the Museo Provincial del vino de Peñafiel being the most visited of the Ruta, with 81,531 visitors... Read more
According to the report of the Observatorio Español del Mercado del Vino, OEMV on the economic information of the wine sector in 2016, it seems that there is good news for the Spanish wine sector for the results obtained.
The report shows a smaller volume but with more value in international sales, a recovery of consumption in Spain, especially in the hostelry, but also increases consumption in food and a third channel that would encompass direct sales, wine tourism and sales on-line... Read more
Wood and wine go hand in hand throughout the wine aging. In Bodegas Veganzones we tell you how thanks to the aging in barrels, the wine changes in terms of its aromas, taste and color.
Like so many discoveries in history, the process of aging of the wines in wood was casual, since it was discovered that the wine improved by spending time in barrels when transported by sea... Read more