Tag Archives: Wine

Bodegas El Grifo

Travel: Bodegas El Grifo Lanzarote

Recently I wrote about the village of El Golfo in the south of Lanzarote. A stunning village that’s home to the green lagoon. My next snippet about Lanzarote is all about a trip to Bodegas El Grifo. One of the largest wineries on the island they have been in operation since 1755. Having recently passed my WSET Level 2 Wines and Spirits, there was no way I was going to miss out on discovering a bit about the history of wine in Lanzarote. Continue reading

Lidl Wine

Lidl Wines – Three Under €10

Lidl are serving up an impressive range of wines. A bottle to suit every taste with very attractive price points. I’ve picked three Lidl wines from their core range to try out.  They are all priced in or €10. All these wines are part of the Lidl core range so are available all year round. Continue reading

Rondan Crianza

Rondan Crianza

The most renowned region for wine in Spain is Rioja DOCa.  Known for its quality red wines the main grape produced in this region is Tempranillo.  As it happens International Tempranillo Day is taking place this week. To tie in with this I have tried a 2012 Rondan Crianza from Wines Direct. Continue reading

Cabernet Sauvignon Day with a Crios by Susana Balbo

September 1st is International Cabernet Sauvignon Day.  This may also be an excuse to drink red wine. Either way I’m more than happy to help celebrate it, and what better way than opening a bottle of Crios from Argentina. The wine is made by Susana Balbo at Dominio del Plata in the Mendoza region of Argentina. Continue reading