Spanish Thursdays: Vivanco Rosé from Rioja

I received this refreshing rosé as a sample from the lovely Li Valentine of The Wining Hour. This wine from Rioja is a blend of 75% Tempranillo and Garnacha with a touch of Garnacha Blanca. The addition of Garnacha blanc is new. Vivanco has recently added the white grape to the blend. They note on... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week: 2013 Bodegas y Vinedos Monteabellon Avaniel Rosado

This week's wine of the week is the 2013 Bodegas y Vinedos Minteabellon Avaniel Rosado which I tasted last night for the first time as part of a virtual tasting led by Snooth Editor-in-Chief, Gregory dal Piaz, and Sommelier Roger Kugler. Snooth virtual tastings are a great way to learn about a region and some... Continue Reading →

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