Spain

2018 Bodegas Volver ‘Wrongo Dongo’ Monastrell, Jumilla, Spain

$9.99

“Wrongo Dongo” is what Bodegas Volver founder Rafael Cañizares would say when someone made a mistake, an inside joke that has broken out to the rest of the world.

2019 Subida Rosé, Tierra de Castilla DO, Spain

$10.99

Giuliana Imports négociant project Subida was born from 18 years of experience working in the Spanish regions of Alicante and La Mancha.

2018 Ladeiras do Xil ‘Gaba do Xil’ Godello, Valdeorras, Spain

$18.99

The vineyards of Ladeiras do Xil lie in the eastern part of Valdeorras near the village of Santa Cruz and monastery of Las Ermitas, between Valdeorras and Ribeira Sacra.The pioneering duo of Pablo Eguzkiza and Telmo Rodríguez started working here in 2002. Since 2014, the project has been led in the vineyard by the young vigneron Jorge Saa.

2018 Olivier Riviere Rayos UVA, Rioja, Spain

$16.99

Originally lured to Spain in 2004 by Telmo Rodriguez to convert his vineyards to biodynamics, Olivier Riviere came to appreciate the rich history of Rioja, and the diversity of its soils and grape varieties. In 2006 he started his own project and owing to the high cost of land in Rioja he traded his farming talents for access to grapes from the best sites he could locate. Coming from France, Olivier has an innate sense of terroir.

2016 Mas de Berceo Graciano, Navarra, Spain

$13.99

Bodegas Berceo is named after Gonzalo de Berceo. He was a monk and a poet in the XIII century, who used to live in Suso Monastery (La Rioja). Gonzalo is best known as the father of the Spanish language for having written during a time when Latin was the language of texts and poetry, and Arabic and Basque the spoken languages of the area. This is why all the labels of the brands Bodegas Berceo are illustrated with the picture of Suso Monastery.

2018 Dominio De Eguren Protocolo Tempranillo, Vino de la Tierra Castilla

$9.99

Dominio de Eguren was founded by brother Marcos and Miguel Eguren, Marcos serving as the winemaker and Miguel as the general manager. While they have substantial vineyard holdings in the Castilla region, the goal for this project is to use their relationships with other growers in the area to produce wines of high quality at affordable prices.

2018 Onice Rioja, Spain

2018 Onice Rioja, Spain
$10.99

Onice Rioja comes from the Eguren Ugarte winery in Rioja, Spain. Eguren Ugarte is one of the oldest family-owned wineries in the region with some of the oldest vineyards in Europe. Perhaps best known for its unusual tower (what can best be described as a giant tiki torch), the winery also serves as a tourist destination offering hotel accommodations and a restaurant in addition to the sizable winemaking facility. The Onice comes from their “young” series of wines.

2018 La Senda Bodegas y Viñedos ‘Vindemiatrix’ Tinto, Bierzo, Spain

2018 La Senda Bodegas y Viñedos ‘Vindemiatrix’ Tinto, Bierzo, Spain
$20.99

The first indication that Diego Losada is not your typical winemaker is probably the words “PURE WINE” tattooed across his knuckles. Diego spent much of his childhood playing electric guitar in Madrid and Burgos. After returning to Bierzo in his late teens, he studied organic chemistry at university, acquainting himself with winegrowing through a scientific perspective. Eventually, Diego rejected the rigid nature of science, turning to a more natural winegrowing process.

2017 Bodegas Ontanon ‘Akemi’ Rioja Blanco

2017 Bodegas Ontanon ‘Akemi’ Rioja Blanco
$21.98

Although this looks more like a bottle of Sake than white wine, we assure you the Akemi by Bodegas Ontañon is made of 100% Viura from Rioja. Akemi is a modern style of Rioja made to pair with, but not overwhelm, the delicate flavors or Felix Jiménez’s cuisine. Jiménez is a disciple of Master Yoshikawa Takamasa, one of the greatest sushi chefs in the world. He now runs Kiro in Logroño, Spain, which has received world-renowned status since its opening.

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