A visit to the Penedès is enhanced by a visit to Barthomeus winery. This property that focuses primarily on the red varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot dates back to almost 1700 years! The wines are beautiful.
Bodega Cerron is a special winery in Jumilla. Located in Fuente Alamo, this is one of the northern most wineries of this valley of Monsatrell fame. The young winemakers of this estate are taking this property in exciting directions.
In part I, we talked about the influence of 300 + indigenous grape varieties on the Greek wine scene. But, how does “non-native” grapes fare and where could the future lead? Should winemakers persist with the ancient or embrace the international varieties? Read on.
Greece may be an ancient wine culture, but due to history and circumstances, it finds itself reinventing itself. With a treasure trove of more than 300 indigenous grape varieties, many winemakers ask whether it’s future lies in it’s native grapes or among the new entrants to the scene.