Entries by Laura & Erik Burgess

Vinoble 2018 Tasting – Miguel Cruz – D.O. Montilla-Moriles Wines

New Vinifications of Montilla-Moriles From the Vinoble website: – Vinoble presents a great opportunity to attend masterclasses with some of the legendary winemakers of Andalusia. We carefully selected which ones we would attend and one of our top selections was the New Vinifications of Montilla-Moriles, hosted by Miguel Cruz Marqués. The aim of the masterclass […]

Vinoble Jerez – 3rd to 5th June 2018

Our first involvement  with Vinoble started back in January and February of 2018 ( we shared with you here)  when we wrote “An Introduction to D.O. Montilla-Moriles Wines” for the official Vinoble website. On this trip, we spent two nights in Sevilla then headed to Jerez de la Frontera for five nights and experience  Vinoble for the first time. The International […]

Erik experiences “Tasty Andalucia”

My journey through Andalucia started in September 2014 when my wife Laura and I visited Montilla-Moriles and then the Sherry Triangle. Between us we have now clocked up 11 trips to Andalucia, visited 38 bodegas and lagars to date and have had too many culinary experiences to mention. Visits to Sevilla, Jaen, Granada, Montilla, Moriles, […]

Bodegas Alvear 3 Miradas – Tasting the Range

We thought that it would be interesting to provide the following background information on the “3 Miradas” range from Bodegas Alvear to supplement our tasting notes. This is the latest collaboration between Envínate and Bodegas Alvear. “The 3 Miradas project represents a search for the expression of a terroir historically known as Sierra de Montilla – […]

Bodegas Robles – January 2018

Our first visit to Montilla-Moriles in 2018 was in January.  We had never visited at this time of year before. It is always important to catch up with people and bodegas that have supported and educated us during our journey through Montilla-Moriles. So we arranged to drop in and see Francisco Robles at Bodegas Robles […]