The Radiance of Rioja

The Radiance of Rioja

A customer favourite, classic red Tempranillo-based Rioja wine has unrivalled versatility. However, Rioja can offer a much wider breadth of wine too, spanning a large area with three key sub-regions. Here we take a look at what makes a classic Rioja so special, alternative hidden gems of the region, and what to look for on the label to help you better understand your Rioja wine.
Grenache - A grape of multiple personalities

Grenache - A grape of multiple personalities

One of the most widely planted grapes in the world, Grenache has long been an essential ingredient in famed blends of Southern France and Northern Spain, perfect for adding fruit and softness to your favourite Chateauneuf du Pape or Rioja. To celebrate International Grenache Day on 17th September, we take a look at this talented grape, exploring its history and its rising popularity as a modern varietal. 

Good Wine To Save The World-Turton Wines

Good Wine To Save The World

A Spanish vineyard and Dutch biodynamic farmer have created a perfect combination. Derrick Neleman, recently named 'Most Inspiring Entrepreneur of the year' in his home country, fell in love with the vineyards of Spain and in particular, the historical wine region of Valencia. Here we take a look at his range of sustainably produced, vegan / organic-certified wines that have become a Turton Wines shop favourite. 
A Taste of Spain-Turton Wines

A Taste of Spain

One of two of the highest premium wine regions in the whole of Spain, Priorat is a small and tightly defined area of viticulture with a history of winemaking stretching back to monasteries in the 12th Century. Its regard is mainly due to the full bodied and concentrated red wines produced, mainly from old vine Garnacha and Carinena (aka Carignan).