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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. 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


SWE Ep. 57 - Almansa

10/19/2017
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This week Luke and Roque return to Castilla-La Mancha to discover one of the most unknown DOs, Almansa, and discover a powerful red wine from the area, perhaps one of the most powerful that have gone through the show.

Duration: 00:38:30


SWE Ep. 56 - Jerez

10/5/2017
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This week Roque and Luke enter the famous DO Jerez, also known as Sherry or Xerez. Accompanied by his friend Fabio, they will reveal to us the secrets that have turned this wine into an international classic.

Duration: 00:45:38


SWE Ep. 55 - Uclés

9/28/2017
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This week Roque and Luke head to one of the smaller DOs of Spain and back to Castilla La Mancha. DO Uclés and a bottle of Dominio de Fontana. They chat about pod statistics, DOs and music on this beautifully shambolic, as usual, podcast. Salud!

Duration: 00:41:18


SWE - Casa Rojo Special

9/21/2017
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This week Luke and Roque dedicate the podcast to Casa Rojo winery. They have received a bottle of MachoMan from the winery and want to chat with them about their way of working, their philosophy, their products and their future projects.

Duration: 00:42:44


SWE Ep. 54 - La Mancha

9/14/2017
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This week Roque and Luke head back to the land of Quixote to finally take on the world's largest wine-growing region: DO La Mancha. They share a rather impressive bottle of Finca Antigua Merlot. All goes normally until Roque drops the biggest surprise in the history of SWE. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:36:59


SWE Ep. 53 - Terra Alta

9/7/2017
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This week Roque and Luke celebrate their one year anniversary with a bottle of DO Terra Alta called El Mago; an organic wine by 2013's Winemaker of the Year Franck Massard. The pair also have some surprise news in store, but you'll have to wait until the end of the podcast for that.

Duration: 00:36:56


SWE Ep. 52 - Lanzarote

8/31/2017
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Today the SWE team return to the Canary Islands. Roque and Luke are joined by special guest traveller Debbie Musgrove. She's been on holiday and brought the boys a bottle of wine - Famara - from Bodega Vega de Yuco in DO Lanzarote. They talk wine innovation and volcanic parks and start longing for holidays!

Duration: 00:37:20


SWE Ep. 51 - Calzadilla

8/24/2017
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This week sees Roque and Luke once again returning to their beloved Vinos de Pago. A bottle of Opta from DO Calzadilla. The sensual red hails from the lands near Cuenca. They will talk about «tinto de verano» and the usual nonsense.

Duration: 00:33:42


SWE Ep. 50 - Empordà

8/17/2017
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This week Roque and Luke head to Catalonia again, to the most north-easterly corner of Spain. DO Empordà; a remote and ancient wine region. They quaff a bottle of Terra Remota from a French couple making Spanish Vino! And the usual cavalcade of sommy silliness as Luke tests Roque's wine chops.

Duration: 00:37:13


SWE Ep. 49 - Bullas

8/10/2017
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This week the SWE team take one last final trip down south to Roque's homeland of Murcia to try a big, bold bottle of DO Bullas. A Monastrell Syrah blend called Lavia from MG Wines. Will Roque burst into tears at the thought of never returning to his homeland? Come and find out and, of course, learn a little something along the way!

Duration: 00:35:40


SWE Ep. 47 - Finca Elez

8/3/2017
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This week Roque and Luke head Back to the world of Vinos de Pago with a classy little number from DO Finca Elez. An intense 2006 blend from Manuel Manzaneque. They dive into geekiness and debauchery as Luke tests Roque's patience for knowledge.

Duration: 00:39:14


SWE Ep. 47 - Rueda

7/27/2017
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This week sees Roque and Luke tackling one of the absolute stalwarts of Spanish white wines: DO Rueda. You order a white in Madrid, you get this. They opt for an interesting bottle of Nisia from Bodegas Jorge Ordoñez. They also quibble about sunlight and nonsensically muse about the usual wine based codswallop.

Duration: 00:38:40


SWE Ep. 46 - Monterrei

7/20/2017
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This week Roque and Luke head to Spain's smallest DO; Monterrei, found nestled in the hot depths of Galicia on the border with Portugal. They enjoy a bottle of Terras do Cigarrón which is part of the Martín Codax family. They also chat ideal dinner guests as well as how to pair wine with junk food snacks.

Duration: 00:37:59

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