Named for a small, nocturnal hawk-like bird that is found in this part of Spain, Bodega Finca El Carpio’s Zumaya wines from the Ribera del Duero DO are elegant and complex, fruit-forward, and inviting. You’ll find the DenominaciĆ³n de Origen in the country’s northern plateau; as the name suggests, the region follows the course of […]

Bodegas Valtravieso

Valtravieso, the highest winery on Ribera del Duero’s ancient Castilian plateau, has garnered high praise since its first release in 1994. Since then, it the wine has only gotten better. This is a winery making special wines from exceptional estate vineyards some 920 metres above sea level. Located in the middle of a barren plain […]

Lagar de Proventus

We were first introduced to Lagar de Proventus and Tr3smano on a road trip across Spain. Packed into a tiny car, we followed the Ribera del Duero on the recommendation of a trusted business associate and made our way to the thoughtfully-designed, low-slung modern concrete winery on the river’s “Golden Mile”. It was a highlight […]