Berlin, city of wine

Lisonja Verdejo 100% DO Rueda by Bodegas De Alberto, Gold Medal in Berliner Wein Trophy 2020

The drink that first comes to mind when we talk about Berlin is beer. However, Germany offers one of the most attractive markets for wine. It is the fourth largest consumer of this product worldwide and number one when it comes to imports.

The city of Berlin is also an effervescent showcase of food and wine trends and trendy cultural and leisure proposals, where wine places are more and more of higher quality. It is really difficult to choose between the wide offer of wine bars, weinhandels, clubs and restaurants specialized in wine in the German capital.

Here we leave you a link to a selection of the best wine establishments in Berlin, although in this effervescent city you will find all kinds of options linked to culture, art and entertainment. An interesting example is the famous Wintergarten Berlin, temple of the cabaret and music hall during the 1920s, which currently offers the ‘Show and Wine’ option, a special menu to enjoy the show with a bottle of wine.

 

 

Without forgetting the interesting German wines, it is common for any Berlin wine specialist to have a wide variety of international wines and, as far as whites are concerned (it can be said that they are the favorites in Germany), there is no lack of a notable presence of wines. of the Rueda Apellation of Origin.

Local varieties, the result of a long selection since more than 2,000 years ago the Roman Empire introduced vitis vinifera in Germanic territories, leave room for a huge range of international references, among which singular elaborations, organic and natural wines are increasingly in demand.

The German consumer is demanding, educated and curious. In the country, there is also a wide tradition of specialized wine competitions and competitions, among which one of the most important in the world stands out: the Berliner Wein Trophy, in whose 2020 edition the Lisonja Verdejo 100% DO Rueda de Bodegas De Alberto He has obtained the Gold Medal.

 

 

 

Distinguished in the competition for its good intensity on the nose and in the mouth and described as a straw-yellow wine with greenish reflections, where the fruit aromas with hints of hay and aniseed memories stand out, Lisonja Verdejo has been appreciated in the mouth as fresh and tasty , and its good structure and persistence stands out.

The Berliner Wein Trophy is the most influential international wine competition under the patronage of the OIV and UIOE. It collects more than 13,000 registrations each year, of which only 30% are awarded a medal.

De Alberto Dorado by Bodegas De Alberto, Grand Bacchus de Oro 2020

De Alberto Dorado achieves for the second consecutive year the highest award in the international competition organized by the Spanish Tasters Union

Serrada (Valladolid), March 10th, 2020. Alberto Dorado 100% Verdejo DO Rueda has been awarded for the second consecutive year with the Grand Bacchus de Oro, the highest award in the 2020 edition of the prestigious international wine competition organized by the Spanish Union of Tasters (UEC) and recognized by the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the World Federation of Great Contests of Wines and Spirits (Vinofed).

With Alberto Dorado 100% Verdejo DO Rueda, from Bodegas Hijos de Alberto Gutiérrez, it obtained with this Grand Bacchus de Oro a relevant recognition in one of the most reputed wine competitions worldwide. Held this weekend in Madrid, the contest has had a hundred professionals and experts, including specialized journalists, sommeliers, winemakers, Masters of Wine and Masters of Sommelier.

This award also adds to the important prize list of awards obtained for this wine, among which the Platinum Medal with 97 points in Decanter, the Great Gold Medal in the Brussels World Contest, the Great Gold Medal in VINESPAÑA , the 95 Peñín Guide Points or the 91 Parker Wine Advocate Points.

Bodegas De Alberto is the only winery of the DO Rueda that, with its Alberto Dorado Verdejo 100% DO Rueda, has maintained since its birth in the 40s the elaboration of the historic golden wine, rigorously adhering to the traditional methodology: developing an oxidative ageing in open-air demijohns and a solera upbringing in large boots with a mother wine of more than 70 years.

Bodegas De Alberto celebrates Valentine’s Day with ‘liquid gold’

The special guided tour ‘All You Need is Gold’ will reveal the secrets of From Alberto Dorado between February 14 and 15

Serrada (Valladolid), February 10, 2020. Bodegas De Alberto wants to celebrate Valentine’s Day with líquido liquid gold ’with a special tribute visit to his most special wine: Alberto Dorado. Under the name ‘All You Need is Gold’ on Friday 14 and Saturday 15, the historic Serrada winery will reveal the process of creating its Dorado, through a premium guided tour that will include the branch tasting of this DO Rueda wine at different times of its elaboration.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and is a great opportunity to enjoy a special plan to celebrate with those we love most. This year Bodegas De Alberto has prepared an exclusive activity to enjoy its most special wines and local cuisine as a couple, through a tour where the secrets of the elaboration of aged wines and Alberto Dorado wines will be revealed.
The guided tour ‘All You Need is Gold’ will include, in addition to the tour of the underground cellar of the seventeenth century excavated by the Dominican Order, a special itinerary for the process of making the wine of Alberto Dorado, with a visit to the beach of Damajuanas and the barrel and solera rooms, as well as the branch tasting of this wine at different times of its elaboration.
To finish the visit, the tasting of four wines will be included: Alberto Ecológico 100% Verdejo, Alberto Ecologico 100% Tempranillo, Finca Valdemoya Frizzante Verdejo and Alberto Dorado, accompanied by a special tasting of a selection of local artisan cheese Campoveja and of Iberian sausages.
In addition, visitors during these special dates will take a surprise gift that Bodegas De Alberto has prepared for them to celebrate love.
The visit will be available on Friday, February 14, at 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, 15 at 11:30 a.m., with a price of € 18 per person. Prior reservation is required by phone or email: 983 559 107 / tienda@dealberto.com