Tag: Spain

two glasses of wine side by side, one red and one white

Old Grapes, Lovely Wines: Muller-Thurgau and Tempranillo

All right, I need a break from writing about beer… so I’ll move over to something I honestly enjoy – wine.  Muller-Thurgau is a lovely German white flavored with elderflowers.  [..]

two glasses showing red wine with and without oak aging

Tempranillo Wine, the rich Spanish red

Tempranillo is a variety of black grape native to Spain.  It is called Spain’s “noble grape”, and is the main variety used in Rioja[1].  Spanish cultivation of vitis vinifera, the [..]