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The French Petit Verdot grape conquers Málaga

Our article for Kosta Magazine The originally French Petit Verdot is a late-ripe, small, blue grape with a firm skin and low yield that is among the best grapes in the world. Due to its late-maturing character, the grape thrives excellently (actually much better) in warm climates such as those in Spain, Australia and California, for example. Similarly in the […]

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Beautiful wines from Málaga for Christmas dinner

Our article for Kosta Magazine The Christmas days are coming! For some, a recurring struggle that mainly raises questions. What are we eating this year and which wines do we drink at the Christmas dinner? For others a nice challenge to surprise every year. Why don’t we choose at least some or perhaps all wines from the region this year […]

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Pure natural country wines are born again; often surprisingly good

During the weekends in the harvest time, hidden deep in the Montes de Málaga, the new country wines are born this year. On many heirs, in small private bodegas, the feet mash the grapes and the sometimes creatively constructed wine presses work overtime. How many inhabitants of the Montes make wine for their own use, from grapes harvested on their […]

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A great birthday party at Bodegas Bentomiz

From our correspondent in the Nerja region Maria Pawlus. To celebrate my husband’s birthday, I have gathered a group of 10 friends and organised a trip to Bodegas Bentomiz which is one of the most famous of the whole province and certainly in our area. We were all excited for the tour around the winery followed by wine tasting and […]

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Art & wine in one of Nerja´s most popular win bars

From our correspondent in the Nerja region Maria Pawlus VINOleto Wine bar is one of the best-known bars of that type in Nerja. Located near Plaza Tutti Frutti it is easy to find and yet it escapes all the noise and rush of the area. It has a lovely relaxed atmosphere supported by enjoyable music and friendly service. The place […]

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Fantastic Sherry tasting at Araboka: A small “Refresher Course”

Monday, July 1, the Málaga Wine Guide took part in a fantastic sherry tasting at vinoteca Araboka (the new name of formerly Eboka). The big secret of the sherry region is the production method of the various dry sherries that are there; fino, manzanilla, amontillado, oloroso and palo cortado. First, there is the choice for a biological or oxidative maturation […]

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Wine from “suffocated” grapes in Torremolinos

The Malaga Wine Guide visited wine bar Vinicious in Torremolinos in search of the wines of the small boutique bodega Malvajio, from Mijas. Unfortunately, they could no longer be ordered by the glass, which is now too expensive, says owner Enrique Revenga Gil. The increasing popularity of wines from the region sometimes drives up prices in such a way that […]

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Sexy Organic Wines on Axarquia markets

From our correspondent in the Axarquia, Annette Marsden Axarquia has many farmers style markets where regional produce can be sampled and supplied.  Trapiche is one such market. Located at the stunning Jardines de Trapiche, every Tuesday, including the hot summer months, it runs from 9.30 til around 13.30.  It was pretty exciting to discover organic wine being sold from the […]

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