A few days ago, I read an article about the history of the Spanish Brandy business which opened my eyes to a grape I had been unfamiliar with called Airén. Evidently, grapes first began to be cultivated in Jerez when the […]
Boycott Cava, due to politics? Not me! Independent Online Edition > Read more here.
The other day Gabriella and I had the chance to attend a wine tasting at Reserva y Cata for a relatively new vineyard. Bodegas Los Aljibes is located in LaMancha and is trying to experiment with a large variety of varietals […]
A friend of mine has a shop in Calgary. I found this nice article on some Spanish wine regions. Read more here.
How many of you have gone on a trip to a wine region. Fell in love with the wine you try and end up buying a whole bunch of the wines that you tried and “fell in love with”. Then […]
Rías Baixas continues to get press, this note from Pennsilvania offers some notes on a few of my favorite wines from this region. Read more here.
Just plain weird. Living here you quickly learn that ETA is not a powerful force. I live with 2 Basque’s and both though having different opinions on “basque sepratism” think that ETA’s time has passed. I think someone should tell […]
Found this press release in my inbox today and thought it sounded interesting. 1st World Meeting on GLOBAL WARMING & WINE The natural greenhouse effect maintains the earth at a warm and ideal temperature, hotter than what it would be […]
Ok, so I still have a sniffle and I still have a headache, but I can smell, and at times taste! Oh joy oh joy! Such a long time without a sniffer and without wine. Tonight I think I’ll pour […]
I know most wine “geeks” shun it, but I still love it on a hot summers day overlooking a Spanish plaza! Read more here.