Leave it to the Spaniards to create a series of videos, that have a cute cartoon character, named Mr. Manuel Barrell, aka Manuel Barrica. The first video is an introduction and history of wine in Spain, while the second video has Mr. Barrica spining a wheel (a la Wheel of Fortune) in order to explain the various Spanish grape and wine varieties... AND makes it interesting!
Starting October 7th, a series of 10 videos will be released on the essentials of Spanish wines. These videos were produced by Wines from Spain, (The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior) ICEX:
- No. 1 - The essentials of Wines from Spain. Introduction,
- No. 2 - The essentials of Wines from Spain. Spanish white grapes
Our introduction to Spanish wine:
Photo © Wines from Spain, ICEX