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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. 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

SWE Ep. 65 Pla de Bages

12/7/2017
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Time to say goodbye to our beloved Catalonia with the little known DO Pla de Bages. We have tried Abadal Franc, an unexpected red wine that has not left us indifferent. See for yourself, but watch out! Roque and Luke say more nonsense than ever.

Duration:00:43:01

SWE Ep. 64 - Condado de Huelva

11/30/2017
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This week something completely unexpected for Roque and Luke. They head to the flat humid lands in the deep southeast of the country with a bottle from DO Condado de Huelva. They share a bottle of Letrado from Bodegas Iglesias and discuss this new region, new wine style and new grape. They also shares ideas for imaginary wine gadgets and how to pair with fortified wines.

Duration:00:46:04

SWE Ep. 63 - Finca Bolandín

11/23/2017
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This week Roque and Luke head back to the realm of the Vinos de Pago, but this time to a small microclimate tucked away in the south of Navarra: Pago de Cirsus, DO Pago Finca Bolandín. They chat food pairings for Thanksgiving and blather on about glasses. Expect the usual levels of geekery and stupidity.

Duration:00:45:18

SWE Ep. 62 - Ribeiro

11/16/2017
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This week, as Madrid descends into winter, Roque and Luke head northwest back to Galicia to pick up their last DO there: DO Ribeiro. A positively sexy bottle of Pazo Tizón Extramundi white wine. Amid nonsense, the pair chat pairings with grilled food and why the Spaniards seems to drink more beer than vino!

Duration:00:38:59

SWE Ep. 61 - Binissalem-Mallorca

11/9/2017
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This week sees Roque and Luke flying back to the Balearic Islands to guzzle down a bottle of DO Binissalem-Mallorca wine. They pop open a white by Jaume de Puntiró, made with an interesting local varietal. Amidst geeky chat they also explain the rules of the new SWE drinking game!

Duration:00:42:52

SWE Ep. 60 - Alella

11/2/2017
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Today Roque and Luke travel to DO Alella, back to Catalan lands, where they will discover the red wine Parvas Syrah, from Bodegas Alta Alella. The perfect occasion to answer some questions that had been left unanswered, besides saying a few stupidities and nonsense.

Duration:00:39:28

Special Halloween Episode

10/31/2017
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HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Mwahahahhaaaaa, welcome to our spooky special. Join Roque and Luke and a special guest as they drink wine and prepare for their Halloween party. Roque tests Luke in a blind tasting of reds while he makes a festive dessert. The conversation ranges from the alcoholic to the ghoulish. Listen… if you dare...

Duration:00:42:03

SWE Ep. 59 - Pago Florentino

10/26/2017
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Happy Podcast Day! This week Roque and Luke tackle another one of the single estate Vinos de Pago! This time it's DO Pago Florentino, a wine made in the depths of La Mancha but is owned by legendary Ribera del Duero bodega Arzuaga. They talk wine movies and receive and answer live 'in the moment' questions from some listeners.

Duration:00:40:38

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