Spain

Ten Warming Reds, from East to West

Ten Warming Reds, from East to West

Winter’s best red wines wrap their fruit around an earthy core, binding them to the seasonings and simmered savoriness in winter’s comfort foods.

Inky Wines for Autumn Comfort

Inky Wines for Autumn Comfort

A weekly roundup of wines worth sharing—from Rioja, Chianti Classico, Chianti Rùfina, Loire, and Dry Creek Valley

Albariño, Salt

Albariño, Salt

Albariño and salt are made together, and made for each other.

But Not Least

But Not Least

Zeta Alicante Monastrell2006Current price: about $12 Deep barn red with a slightly purple undercast. The nose is floral and spicy, with pepper and sage…

Old World, Old Vines, Young Price

Old World, Old Vines, Young Price

Celler de Capçanes Mas Donís Barrica Old Vines2007Current price: about $10 A bright, juicy rose-purple, the wine gives up a subtle but still earthy…

A Dark Spaniard

A Dark Spaniard

Buil and GinéToro DO2004Price: $24 The Toro Denominación de Origen is located along Spain's Duero river valley, where the stony soils and relatively high…

Cooling it on the Rocks

Cooling it on the Rocks

Las Rocas de San AlejandroViñas Viejas Garnacha2003 We bought quite a bit of this wine a while ago for twelve or thirteen dollars a…