Winery Visits in Spain Category
La Vendimia 2011- The 2011 Harvest at Juan Carlos Sancha Winery in La Rioja, Spain
Posted on September 5, 2012 4 Comments
In preparation for this year’s harvest, I thought I would show you what I did last year as part of my masters program at University of La Rioja in Logroño, Spain. I had a chance to work with Juan Carlos Sancha at his Ad Libitum Winery in Baños de Río Tobía, La Rioja, Spain. We participated in the 2011 harvest, analysis and watched as the fermentation process began at this artisan winery.
For more information on Juan Carlos Sancha’s wines visit: http://www.juancarlossancha.com
Bet yet…visit them in La Rioja, Spain! Juan Carlos and Marian will take incredible care of you!
A visit to the beautiful Priorat wine region of Spain
Posted on May 19, 2012 1 Comment
For those of you who are not familar with Priorat, as I wasn’t previous to my move to Spain, Priorat is one of only two designated origins that qualify to use the term DOCa/ DOQ, Spanish Denominación de Origen Calificada (DOCa) (Denominació d’Origen Qualificada (DOQ) in Catalan). Priorat’s DOCa/DOQ is considered to be the highest qualification level for a […]
Leaving Bodegas La Emperatriz to start a life in Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted on May 14, 2012 5 Comments
Last week was my last week at Bodegas La Emperatriz in Rioja Alta, Spain. I am now preparing to leave Europe and move to the North Willamette Valley of Oregon. The Willamette Valley is located South, South West of Portland, Oregon and is well known for their award winning Pinot Noirs. For more information on […]