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White Rioja: A story of redemption

Editor’s Note: In the run up to the #EWBC (#DWCC) happening next week, Tara O’Leary, has placed the spotlight on what makes Rioja white wine such a treasure! Spain, the country of matadors, Gaudí and Rafa Nadal; of vibrant fiestas, flamenco and fútbol; of tapas, paella and manchego; of Sherry, Cava and […]

Pruning & Trellising Iberia: How Spanish and Portuguese Grapes Get Their Lush Insides

Editor’s note: We’ve provided viticultural perspectives specific to both Spain and Portugal after Raymond’s article from renowned Spanish wine author, John Radford; Portuguese winemaker, Rui Reguinga; and Port winemaker, Oscar Quevedo. For many of us, this is a particularly cold winter and not one during which we would consider venturing […]

Harvesting in the Priorat 2009: Differentiating Grape Varieties

A friend of ours Raymond Magourty (Raymondo) is working the 2009 harvest in Priorat, Catalunya for Celler Mas Doix, a prestigious wine producer located in the villlage of Poboleda who’s Parker Points have elevated it in popularity. With his background in wine education, and ambition to learn more about the […]

Restaurante Gaig in Barcelona

Birthdays come with expectations. Maybe a party, maybe a gift, maybe just a day to one’s self. For me, it’s always a meal. Every year, I either take the day to cook for myself, or if I’m lucky, I find myself with my lovely wife, or good friends, at a […]

Bodega Profile – Heretat Mestres – D.O. Cava

During our first visit to Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, I couldn’t help but notice how Cava houses were as prevalent as fast food chains in the States. Walk up any narrow, windy street lined with quaint bread shops, boutique jewelry stores and fruit stands and inevitably, you’ll find yourself vying for […]