Viva Viñateros

Vinateros tasting 2024

Jancis and Florencia (seen bottom left above) try to get to grips with nearly 500 new-wave Spanish wines. Jancis's laptop screen can just be seen.

Jancis writes When you have nearly 500 exciting wines to choose from at a tasting, how on earth do you decide what to tackle? I suppose many of the nearly 588 professional attendees at the recent, third Viñateros tasting of new-wave, artisanal Spanish wines in London were looking to fill specific gaps on their wine lists or shelves, but we wine writers had carte blanche.

The carte in this case was a useful 58-page booklet...