Rias Baixas

The Western Limits of Europe
With Elizabeth Gabay MW
Oct 19 2021

Summary:

Rias Baixas is a region which has had a growing amount of coverage as people discover the beauty of its white wines and the quality of its principal grape Albariño.

We will look at the terroir and winemaking, the local infrastructure, marketing and current issues being addressed by this ancient and remote wine region.

Presenter: Elizabeth Gabay MW

Elizabeth Gabay has been in the wine trade for thirty years, and an MW since 1998. She has lived in South-East France since 2002.

Elizabeth specialises in the wines of southern France and Central Europe with a particular interest in viticulture, climate change, winemaking and non-mainstream varieties.  International judge and speaker, she writes for magazines such as Decanter, Meininger, The Drinks Business, The Buyer, Sevenfifty and GuildSomm. Author of "Rosé: Understanding the Pink Wine Revolution" (2018) and a new e-guide "The Buyer's Guide to the Rosés of Southern France" (2021).


1 comment

  • George
    George Wednesday, 01 December 2021 17:44

    Excellent overview. I really enjoyed the level of detail and the slides. Very helpful in understanding the history of the region and Albarino and the other grapes grown here.


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