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A fun, yet educational, alcoholic journey through the Spanish world of wine. Join us as we drink our way through what this country, and this city, have to offer! Rating 3,5 basado en 1 valoraciones

A fun, yet educational, alcoholic journey through the Spanish world of wine. Join us as we drink our way through what this country, and this city, have to offer! Rating 3,5 basado en 1 valoraciones
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A fun, yet educational, alcoholic journey through the Spanish world of wine. Join us as we drink our way through what this country, and this city, have to offer! Rating 3,5 basado en 1 valoraciones

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English


Episodes

SWE Ep. 82 - Lebrija

4/26/2018
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This week Roque and Luke sample a bottle from their first Vino de Calidad, from Lebrija in the southwest of Spain. But what is this unusual denomination? Frasquito, a sherry style drink from a range of wines by the only winemaker in the area: Gonzalez Palacios. They chat DOs, winemaking and silly wine traditions! Salud!

Duration:00:33:21

SWE Ep. 82 - Tierra del Vino de Zamora

4/19/2018
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This week Roque and Luke share a bottle from one of the most difficult regions to find. Hiding in plain sight they drink to DO Tierra del Vino de Zamora, the only ‘land of wine’. Today it is the turn of Bodega Malandrín and of a bottle of their Malandrín Superior; a throaty Tempranillo. They chat about this quiet corner of Spain and also discuss, much to Luke’s delight, barrels!

Duration:00:32:13

SWE Ep. 81 - Islas Canarias

4/12/2018
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This week Roque and Luke sample a bottle from Spain’s newest DO: DOP Islas Canarias! They pop the cork out of a bottle of Hollera from Bodegas Monje; another dusty Listán Negro red wine that hails from Tenerife. They chat Islands, historic wine and wine education.

Duration:00:42:28

SWE Ep. 80 - Campo de Cartagena

4/5/2018
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This week the SWE chaps head down to Roque’s homeland; more specifically his hometown! They sample some bottles of the local wine region from his dad’s cellar. Vino de la Tierra Campo de Cartagena. Rare wines from a region with only one principal producer! Bodegas Serrano, wines made by Manuel Martinez Meroño. They drink a white, rosé and young red from his Viña Galtea range and an old boy from the Darimus collection. A more personal wine podcast, Salud!

Duration:00:42:21

SWE Ep. 79 - Pla i Llevant

3/29/2018
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This week Roque and Luke head to Mallorca; in fact Luke just got back from the island. In tow he has a bottle of Pere Seda Reserva from DO Pla i Llevant. A big blend that includes a fun local grape. They chat island culture, wines and gastronomy as well as Mallorca’s glitterati. Salud!

Duration:00:41:50

SWE Ep. 78 Ycoden-Daute-Isora

3/22/2018
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This week Roque and Luke sample a spicy little number from the Canary Island Tenerife and the mouthful DO Ycoden-Daute-Isora. They get stuck into a bottle of Listán Negro red from Bodegas Viñatigo. As well as island life they also dive into a chat that sounds like a sci fi movie: clones, crosses and hybrids.

Duration:00:39:21

SWE Ep. 77 - Mondéjar

3/15/2018
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This week Roque and Luke head back to La Mancha to the little known and very hard to find region of DO Mondéjar. Odd given it’s right next door to the capital! They sample a bemusing bottle of Arís, a white wine from Bodega Mariscal and made from the Torrontés grape. They also discuss a new wine controversy: handpicked grapes versus machine harvested. Salud!

Duration:00:39:07

SWE Ep. 76 - Manzanilla-Sanlúcar de Barrameda

3/8/2018
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This week sees Roque and Luke switch up their surroundings and head to the centre to sample a bottle of DO Manzanilla-Sanlúcar de Barrameda at special guest Fabio's house. The trio tuck into a Micaela by Bodegas Barón and sample a splash of Barbiana. The group discuss the finer details of this fortified southern wine whilst dabbling in the usual nonsense and behaviour.

Duration:00:40:48

SWE Ep. 75 - Castilla

2/22/2018
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This week Roque and Luke head to the most quixotic wine growing region in the country and Spain’s second most expansive wine growing region: VT de Castilla. Delving the depths of La Mancha they opt for a bottle of Pétrola from Bodegas de Alort. They blather in about the official state-mandated way ‘to tapas’ as well as some food pairing logic.

Duration:00:39:31

SWE Ep. 74 - Ribera del Andarax

2/15/2018
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This week Roque and Luke head to the Wild West of Spain. Andalucia's dusty cowboy corner and a bottle of Cristina Calvache’s Syran from VT Ribera del Andarax. As well as Sergio Leone and Eastwood references they share thoughts on Spain’s liquor laws!

Duration:00:40:48

SWE - Wine-based Products Special

2/8/2018
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This week Roque and Luke try something completely different. It is wine, chief, but not as we know it. Masquerading as wine (or is it?) the SWE team discuss and try three different wine-based drinks from Felix Solís, Vicente de Gandía and Copaboca. Art, the concept of wine, market forces, R.E.M... The wine podcast that flirts with being nothing about wine.

Duration:00:40:30

SWE Ep. 73 - Montilla-Moriles

2/1/2018
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This week Roque and Luke celebrate a new arrival with a rather more unknown but nonetheless important wine region. Southern Spain’s DO Montilla-Moriles. They get stuck into a sensually sweet bottle of Tierra de Oro Pedro Ximénez and discuss what it means to be Spanish, as well as diving into the strange processes behind this region so deserving of our time.

Duration:00:43:42

SWE Ep. 72 - Castilla y León

1/25/2018
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This week Roque and Luke return to the weird and wonderful world of Vinos de la Tierra and grab a bottle which they haven't tried but from a winery they love. Bodega Tridente and their Mencía wine from Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León. Quite the mouthful. They chat decanting wine and superpowers. Expect the usual nonsense to go with it.

Duration:00:41:49

SWE Ep. 71 - Vermouth

1/18/2018
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This week a special guest and a special wine. VERMOUTH. A misunderstood style of wine that is very popular in Spain and which is NOT Martini! We sample two bottles from the Arlini Bodega and get tipsy on a wonderful gift from Holland! We answer questions about the drink itself and generally let it go to our heads!

Duration:00:43:21

SWE Ep. 70 - Txakoli de Bizkaia / Bizkaiko Txakolina

1/11/2018
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This week Roque and Luke take a final trip to the Basque Country with a bottle of Txacoli from their last teaming region: DO Txakoli de Bizkaia / Bizkaiko Txakolina from the Itsasmendi winery off the crashing Atlantic coast. They talk winemaking challenge and effects and have a special interview! Enjoy!

Duration:00:44:23

SWE Ep. 69 - Tacoronte-Acentejo

1/4/2018
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! This week Roque and Luke return again to those sun-dappled volcanic islands of the Canaries. They sample a bottle from DO Tacoronte-Acentejo in the northeast part of the island. Viña Norte by Bodegas Insulares. They toast 2018 and chat top 5 wine choices!

Duration:00:36:57

SWE Ep. 68 - Campo de la Guardia

12/28/2017
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On this week’s podcast Roque and Luke hit up another Vino de Pago from the lands of Don Quixote. DO Campo de la Guardia and a bottle of Martué. Wine controversies are back as the pair discuss wine tastings and answer a geeky question about gravity in winemaking! Salud!

Duration:00:43:09

Special Christmas Episode

12/25/2017
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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Yes, it’s that time of year again. Dust off your Xmas jumper and grab your turkeys, it’s our festive special. This year Luke brings Roque some surprise weird wine presents in the form of odd boozes and attempts to make a mulled wine. Expect chaos, festive questions and chat about food. Merry Christmas one and all!

Duration:00:31:22

SWE Ep. 67 - El Hierro

12/21/2017
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This week Roque and Luke head to the most westerly point of Spain and the most westerly of the Canary Islands to try a bottle of DO El Hierro. This interesting wine, made by Viña Frontera, came full of grapes the likes of which the podcast had never seen. Discussion topic this week? How to fake it at a wine party!

Duration:00:40:09

SWE EP. 66 - Penedés

12/14/2017
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SURPRISE!! Yes, it’s true. It’s really happening. We are going back one last time final time to Catalonia. This chilly week we drink the one that almost got away: DO Penedés; a región most famous for its sparkling Cava wines. But Roque and Luke sample instead a fascinating bottle of white Nosodos+ from Albet i Noya. They chat bottle sizes and introduce a new segment to the show!

Duration:00:45:12

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