Wine: Galicia's golden age

The white wines of Rias Baixas in Spain are enjoying a surge of popularity, writes Tomas Clancy.

22nd June, 2014
The Rias Baixas wine region: one of the most fashionable and sought-after locations of new wave wines.

Perhaps the most misguided, but kindly meant, words that winemakers in Galicia will say a few minutes into a conversation is that Galicia is like Ireland, with its green and wet climate, ragged coastline and Celtic heritage.

The only mannerly thing to do is nod sagely and smile, while shielding your eyes from the blinding sun as it bakes the glorious Albarino-filled vineyards of the most famous wine region in Galicia, Rias Baixas. When it...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago