Mini wine bottles

in response, there has been a rise in the number of wine shops, something that has not gone unnoticed by spain’s supermarkets, which have responded by putting more, and better wines on their shelves. spaniards have been demanding good quality wines to drink at home since at least 2008, when the crisis kicked in. the sea breeze, warmth of the sun and freshness of the fruit are united in the mediterranean flavoured wine.

of wine for every 3 people and 1 bottle of water for every 2 people. elaboration of this wine begins with grapes with a degree of maturity apt for their subsequent ageing in american and french oak barrels. will give the prizes away to the most original and creative photos involving our wines and mistelas taken anywhere in the world.

´s a different wine, whose fermentation has been halted in order that it preserves part of the natural sugar from the grape. digging a little deeper requires the services of our friend joan, who not for nothing has spent half a year wheeling his trolley up and down the aisles of el corte inglés, consum, masymas, bonpreu, and just about every other supermarket in spain, day in day out, tasting their wines, and scoring them all from one to 10. finally, a word to my editor: how about giving me a decent budget so i can travel round the supermarkets of spain putting together my own list of wines?

is a tribute in the form of a wine to the bodega's history, a 100% giró red, made from carefully selected grapes grown on the vines which originated the winery. cheapest bottle of wine in joan’s book is a carrefour own-label peñarrubia tinto, a hearty red from jumilla, which comes in at the scandalously low price of €1. special presentation case (empty - without mini bottle) ideal for complimenting our new mini mistela bottles.

martín, a valencia-based sommelier who has won any number of prizes, and is also the author of los supervinos 2016, which provides the lowdown on where to find the best supermarket wines in spain. up until a decade ago, around 55% of wine was drunk in bars and restaurants, but since then, the balance has increasingly shifted toward home drinking. says he has been pleasantly surprised by the quality of spanish rosés, as well as by the efforts of smaller, newer wineries.

my favorite supermarket wine is definitely an australian syrah called cimarosa sold in lidl. second, that it’s worth stepping out of your comfort zone and sampling a wide selection of wines from your local supermarket, rather than going for your usual rioja (not that i have anything against rioja, on the contrary…)..Joan says he was impressed by the range of wines available in alcampo and carrefour, although mercadona is usually a safer bet.

“there is more and more variety in spanish supermarkets, which must reflect greater knowledge on the part of customers, who in turn have realized how many great wines there are in spain,” he says. wine of grand finesse, fruity, soft and round, with a nice muscat flavour. it´s a very fruity wine, medium sweet, silky, it shouts freshness from the first drop, ideal to enjoy while eating or alone at any time of day.

down the aisles of your local carrefour, alcampo, mercadona, eroski or lidl, and you will find row upon row of wines, neatly arranged by color and region. confi t with caulifl ower parmentier and pears in wine. first, that buying wine in a supermarket doesn't make you a bad person.

is one of our best-loved wines, delicately sweet, and full of floral, fruity aromatics, 100% made from our best muscat grapes. start with, there’s nothing “cheap” about buying wine in a supermarket. sparkling wine, created using the traditional method or "méthode champeonise", from the muscat grape variety which is typical of the marina alta region.