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From Monforte de Lemos we continued our voyage of Galician discovery by briefly nipping into Castilla y León and the ever exciting Bierzo region. I first toured here in 2014 and was impressed then by the local Mencía grape. Wine commentators around the world have become very excited by this area and our…(Read More)

We set off on Friday for the second leg of our Galician wine adventure as we waved goodbye to Cambados and headed inland towards Monforte de Lemos. On the way we took in two wineries: Casal de Armán in the Ribeiro region near Ourense and Regina Viarum in the Ribeira Sacra region just outside…(Read More)

Cambados is a very pretty town situated right on the Atlantic coast and is in the heart of the Salnes sub zone of Rías Baixas.  Albariño is the most important grape variety.  Our first visit was a mere 650 metres from the Parador so made for a very leisurely start to the day…(Read More)

Our first of three Galicia tours has started and what a start! Bright sunshine greeted our arrival at Porto airport and a seamless journey enabled us to have plenty of time to relax before dinner. After a quick glass of fizz in the delightful enclosed courtyard of the Parador in Cambados we headed for dinner…(Read More)

I have just got back from my reconnaissance trip to Galicia and have been absolutely wowed by this part of Spain. The Atlantic coastline is rugged and diverse and as you head inland, you discover verdant scenery, forests, amazing river valleys and a host of fabulous wines that are waiting to be discovered. Our tours…(Read More)