Álvaro Palacios: Spanish Wine Superstar

Álvaro Palacios sampling one of his wines / Rafael Vargas - ICEX

Álvaro Palacios sampling one of his wines / Rafael Vargas – ICEX

Spanish chefs aren’t the only superstars of Spanish gastronomy. Renowned Spanish wine makers can be just as idolized and respected, both within Spanish borders and beyond.

Known for the excellent wines that he produces in Spanish regions like DOCa Rioja, DO Bierzo and DOCa Priorat, oenologist Álvaro Palacios is the perfect example of this.

Names like L’Ermita, Les Terrases, Pétalos del Bierzo, Corullón and La Montesa, will ring a bell with Spanish wine lovers all over the globe; all the product of Palacio’s passion for the land, the grapes, the vines and the indescribable way that they come together in world-class wines

Now, this wine maker, who has received various distinctions from around the world in recognition of his work, has become the first Spaniard ever to be named the Decanter Man of the Year by the prestigious wine magazine.

Read more about this prestigious distinction and this celebrated Spanish wine maker on Foods and Wines from Spain.

 

 

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