Cecina croquetas with Puerto del Monte Mencia

The second in our series of recipes and pairings for the festive season is the classic Spanish tapa of croquetas ideal served to share before a meal, as part of...

Salmon and avocado tartar with De Pró Cava

Salmon and avocado tartar with De Pró Cava

The first in our series of recipes and pairings for the festive season is a starter recommended by our admin manager Marta Collado who loves this recipe as it makes...

Spanish vintage report 2019

As we already reported, the quality of 2019 vintage looked to be very good in most areas, although a lack of rainfall meant that the quantities harvested were well down...

Finca Mónica Reserva launches with 2015 vintage

After the relaunch earlier this year of the Finca Mónica range - named one of the most interesting launches of 2019 by Meininger's Wine Business International - Long Wines has...

Spain vintage 2019 – from drought to floods

With harvest already completed in Malaga on the 25th August, we thought it a good moment to catch up on the quality of this year’s growing season with our winery...

Finca Mónica back in the news

The Drinks Business, the leading global online publication for the beer, wine and spirits industry, recently featured Finca Mónica Rioja as one of the top new product launches of June...

Fletch Henderson – Ever diving for pearls

If there is one thing you could never say about Long Wines’ US trade representative Fletch Henderson’s life is that it has been boring. It started out with stint in...

Why are there grapes on the floor in June?

Although we knew that the 2018 vintage had been large in Rioja (see last year's report), it was not until William Long saw grapes still lying on the ground this June...

Aussie rabbits wreak havoc in Spanish vineyards

Australian rabbits are the last thing you’d expect to be discussing in the vineyards of Cariñena, but William Long has learnt to expect the unexpected on his travels around Spain. In...