The wines of Green Spain

The wines of Green Spain

By: Sarah Jane Evans MW

Publication date: September 2022
ISBN-13 (print): 9781913022884
ISBN-13 (e-book): 9781913022884

A free ebook guide to Spain’s northernmost wine producing regions – Galicia, Asturias and the Cantabrian coast – by Sarah Jane Evans MW. The history, geography, winemaking culture and important grape varieties of each are discussed. Producer profiles introduce readers to notable winemakers. A useful ebook for both wine buyers and wine tourists.

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This short, free ebook comprises a guide to the most northerly wine regions of Spain: Galicia, Asturias and the Cantabrian coast. Sarah Jane Evans MW explores all the major subregions of this part of the country, from Rías Baixas and its attention-grabbing Albariños, to Ribeira Sacra, with crisp reds made from Mencía, and Txakoli in the Basque country, where distinctive and unique wines are made. Each section covers the history and geography of the region in question, along with details of its winemaking culture and important grape varieties. Boxes provide key facts at a glance and a selection of producer profiles from each region introduce readers to some of the most interesting, innovative and influential winemakers in the area. This handy book is ideal for anybody planning a trip to green Spain or those looking for wine-buying inspiration.

Pages: 90
Language: English
Publisher: Infinite Ideas
Edition: 1
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Sarah Jane Evans MW

Sarah Jane Evans MW is an award-winning wine-writer, journalist and speaker at conferences worldwide, and is co-Chairman of the Decanter World Wine Awards. She became a Master of Wine in 2006, winning the Robert Mondavi Winery Award for the highest marks in the theory papers, and is a past Chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine. She was the winner of the WSET Outstanding Alumni Award in 2017. To recognize her expertise in Spanish wines, she was made a member of the Gran Orden de Caballeros de Vino in 2010; she is also a Dama de Albariño in Rías Baixas, a Dama de Solear (Manzanilla Sherry), and was awarded the Premio de Honra by DO Ribeiro.