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    Displaying items by tag: Rick Fisher

    Wednesday, 22 July 2020 03:34

    25 Spanish Wine Terms You Need To Know

    Cosecha. Joven. Viejo. And the list goes on. Many wine-producing countries use local-language wine-related terminology without realizing their consumers are unaware of their meaning. Even native language speakers are sometimes confused by these terms as they are technical and/or relate to wine law.

    No need to worry! Below is your very own Spanish Wine Glossary (in alphabetical order) providing the top 25 wine terms you need-to-know to navigate Spanish wine.

    Published in Blog
    Friday, 06 March 2020 05:00

    Top 10 reasons to study Spanish wine

    Are you ready to dive into one of the world’s greatest wine-producing countries? If so, our next Spanish Wine Scholar Instructor-Led course is about to start, and we would love to have you join us!  If you still aren’t sure, then take a look at these ten reasons why you should be studying Spanish wine. 

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    Monday, 18 November 2019 11:57

    The Wine Quality System of Spain

    Spain began linking wine to “place” early on. As far back as the beginning of the 20th century, the need for wine regulations became self-evident. The country was experiencing rampant wine fraud; quality wines were being diluted with bulk wine on a regular basis.

    Rioja was a leader in the charge for legislation to guarantee wine origin. In 1902, a Royal Decree defined the origin of its wines by establishing a geographical link between the name of a product and the place where it is produced. Just a little over two decades later, in 1926, the first Consejo Regulador (Regulating Council) was created in Rioja. In the years that followed, Jerez and Málaga also gained regional protection.

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    Thursday, 11 October 2018 08:51

    PODCAST: Rick Fisher on Sherry and the SWS Program

    In this episode, we are chatting with Rick Fisher, Spanish Wine Scholar Education Director, about Sherry styles and getting a behind-the-scenes peek at the forthcoming Spanish Wine Scholar Program.

    Published in Blog
    Wednesday, 18 October 2017 09:14

    Hola Spain’s Great Match NYC!

    Rick Fisher, our Spanish Wine Scholar Program™ Developer, recently returned from New York City where he was attending the 24th annual Spain’s Great Match, the nation's leading Spanish wine event organized by the Trade Commission of Spain in conjunction with Wines From Spain.

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