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Fine wine writing aplenty

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    2015 in Spain - a vintage report

    Ahead of tomorrow's massive compilation of tasting notes on Spanish and Portuguese wines, we publish this report on the vintage currently in Spain's…

    8 Dec 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Garnacha - now the height of fashion

    (I will bear all this in mind today as I begin my assault of 2014 Châteauneufs here in the Rhône Valley - JR)  In Spain today there is one grape…

    18 Nov 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Málaga beyond the beaches

    Away from Spain’s most well-known regions, in ancient Andalucía, Málaga is my chosen wine region, a beautiful area with lots of history. Nowadays it…

    26 Aug 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Can Priorat age?

    Ageing potential may not be the only quality criterion of fine wines, but ever since the renaissance of Priorat and Montsant, the bottle-ageing…

    6 Jul 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Prime Priorat vineyards hit by fire

    Last Tuesday was a black day for Priorat. A severe thunderstorm affected the core of the region causing four small-scale fires. One of them severely…

    16 Jun 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Spain's glory - single-vineyard wines

    ‘Blending masks terroir’. This statement has remained strongly in my mind since I first read it in Educvin: Votre Talent de la Dégustation 10…

    12 May 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Is wine a tasting note or a drawing?

    In 1983, Howard Garner, psychologist and Harvard professor, presented a new model to explain intelligence, differentiating nine independent kinds of…

    18 Mar 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    A Cava compendium

    Because I am Catalan, Cava is a wine I am very accustomed to drinking; it is an indispensable companion to every family meal I can remember and a…

    3 Feb 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Ferran's rare red grapes

    This complements my March article on Rare Spanish white wine grapes. ICEX (Spain's export trade institute) catalogues 93 major local grape…

    17 Dec 2014 Ferran Centelles
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    Grandes Pagos de España

    Pago is a Spanish word that might cause confusion for wine consumers. It has many different meanings. According to the Real Academia Española de…

    4 Nov 2014 Ferran Centelles
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    Barcelona musings on minerality

    In a recent article Jancis called on this year's crop of science graduates, pointing out, 'Scientists, you would not believe how many of the most…

    16 Sep 2014 Ferran Centelles
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    Priorat pioneers celebrate 25 years

    Those most closely involved in the extraordinary story of the revival of Priorat met in Barcelona last week to celebrate their 25th anniversary.…

    9 Sep 2014 Ferran Centelles
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    Ferran's big Rioja report - part 2

    In the second part of my report I present the tasting notes of Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva riojas. See my earlier explanation of the Rioja…

    6 Aug 2014 Ferran Centelles
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    Ferran's big Rioja report - part 1

    A feeling of deep responsibility invaded me last March on my way to Logroño, where the Consejo Regulador (regulatory body) of Rioja is located. A…

    15 Jul 2014 Ferran Centelles
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    Can wine and artichokes ever be friends?

    I am really glad to present my first article about food and wine matching, a topic I particularly love and have been really focused on for most of my…

    6 May 2014 Ferran Centelles