Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
The essential guide to travelling in Northern Spain and buying the top wines, with producer recommendations, advice on getting around the area, and useful tips on visiting wineries. Susie Barrie has travelled extensively in the wine regions of Northern Spain, which has given her unique insight into writing this invaluable guide to exploring and getting the most out of the wines of this area. In the first section of the book, Barrie explains the geography of this area and its wine regions and gives advice on how to get around, find the best hotels, and try the local cuisine. The second section features tours of the wine regions and explores the wines - from the exciting whites of Rias Baixas to the historic reds of Rioja and the new-wave superstars of Penedes. Each tour suggests the best routes to follow and the easiest way to travel around. Throughout the book, there are expert tips on winery etiquette and the best wines to look out for - at all price points - and advice on how to get your wines home quickly and safely.