Tag: Gran Reserva

CVNE red wines from Rioja

Exceptional CUNE Wines from CVNE in Rioja, Spain

 mywinepal  May 21, 2019

Who Is CVNE? Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España (the Northern Spanish Wine Company) CVNE was founded in 1879 in the town of Haro in Rioja, Spain by 2 brothers.  This is the 140th anniversary of this winery, which is now in its 5th generation of the family. CVNE is now comprised of 4 wineries: CVNE, Imperial, Viña Real and…

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From Valdepeñas Spain Comes Anciano Gran Reserva Wines

 mywinepal  October 29, 2013

Where is Valdepeñas? Valdepeñas is a Spanish Denominación de Origen (DO) for wines located in the province of Ciudad Real in the south of Castile-La Mancha (Wikipedia). Valdepeñas means Valley of Rocks, referring to the special soil, strewn with pebbles and larger stones over limestone and clay. It is a region with a long history of vine growing with records…

MyWinePal’s Picks from the Import Vintners & Spirits Association Tasting – Feb 2011

 mywinepal  February 13, 2011

This week I attended the IVSA‘s latest tastings of new wine and spirits in the Vancouver area. There was at least 70 different tables from my quick count, with each table offering 5-10 different wines. As such, I was not able to try everything offered, but hopefully I was able to find a few gems, which I can pass along…