This website uses cookies

Like so many other websites, we use cookies to personalise content, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media and analytics partners, who may combine it with other information that you've provided to them or that they've collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.

Do you fully understand and consent to our use of cookies?

Find articles
Find articles
  • All categories >
  • All authors >
  • X Galicia >
Clear search

Fine wine writing aplenty

  • Article Tasting articles

    Go-getting Galicia

    Galicia is one of the most active wine regions within Spain. The number of wineries is booming, small projects are flourishing, and ambitious grape…

    22 Aug 2018 Ferran Centelles
  • Article Andrea's salon

    The consolations of wine

    People have long turned to myriad sources as consolation for the thorny task of being human. From poetry and painting to music and sculpture, the…

    30 Apr 2018 Andrea Frost
  • Article Free for all

    WWC 29 - Hrishi Poola

    Our 29th entrant into the wine writing competition introduces himself as follows: My name is Hrishi Poola. I'm a 33-year-old WSET…

    21 Feb 2017 Guest contributor
  • Article Tasting articles

    Ribeiro - a delightful surprise

    Ribeiro proved the most surprising and inspirational blind tasting I have undertaken since I began writing for My expectations…

    14 Dec 2016 Ferran Centelles
  • Article Tasting articles

    Valdeorras and Bierzo: five wineries worth seeking out

    From my all-too-brief recent visit to Atlantic north-west Spain, here is a selection of tasting notes representing some of the very best Godello and…

    3 Aug 2015 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Inside information

    Heroic Ribeira Sacra

    See Ferran's tasting notes on 48 wines from Ribeira Sacra. Ribeira Sacra is one of those unbelievable vine-growing places. When I was visiting the…

    10 Oct 2013 Ferran Centelles
  • Article Wines of the week

    Rafael Palacios, As Sortes 2011 Valdeorras

    From €24.59, £29.75, 50 Swiss francs, 375 Swedish krone Find this wine I am crazy about the nobility of the Godello grape, so recently…

    10 May 2013 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Quinta da Muradella, Gorvia Blanco

    From £18.29, €27, $35 Find Gorvia BlancoLast weekend I gave a masterclass tasting at VinCE Budapest, a big annual wine fair mostly for consumers.…

    15 Mar 2013 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Free for all

    Glamorous Godellos

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.See also my tasting notes on Rafael Palacios's Godellos.Spanish white…

    23 Feb 2013 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    The man with the Godello gleam

    Rafael (Rafa) Palacios is the white-wine member of the family described in Luis's Guide to the Palacios family that I see was our Christmas present…

    21 Feb 2013 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    You say Alvarinho, I say Albariño

    Albariño in Spain or Alvarinho in Portugal is a white wine grape grown in both countries. For Galicia in Spain it's the main grape of Rías Baixas but…

    27 Nov 2012 Luis Gutiérrez
  • Article Tasting articles

    Fine Godellos

    I know I'm starting to sound like a stuck record but I am loving the dry whites of north-western Iberia more and more, as witness the following: In…

    9 Jul 2012 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Glorious Godello

    From €4.25, $6.99, £7.99 Find a Godello near you The more I taste this north-west Spanish white wine variety, the more I love it. Our…

    15 Jun 2012 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    The greatness of Godello

    Galicia in the north west corner of Spain is bubbling when it comes to wines. Ribeiro, known in ancient times as Ribadavia, was the classical region…

    31 Oct 2011 Luis Gutiérrez
  • Article Wines of the week

    Benito Santos Albariño 2010 Rías Baixas

    From €9.60, $15.99, and £11.70 (2009) Find this wine Last Tuesday I went to the annual tasting of Fields, Morris & Verdin, the branch…

    17 Jun 2011 Jancis Robinson