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Iberian Wine Myth Busters – Why Vintage Doesn’t Matter

“Vintage of the Century!” “Terrible vintage across the board!” Vintage, Vintage Vintage! UGHHHHHHHHH, enough already!!! What exactly does vintage mean anyway? Does it even matter? Should you care? With the fear of being chided, goaded, spurned, and in the end, dismissed by all my “geek” friends, I am willing to […]

Iberian Wine Myth Busting – Sulfites

Our next installment in the series “Iberian Wine Myth Busters” is on Sulfites! I was at the airport recently, waiting in one of the never-ending lines to catch a flight from Madrid to the States when I struck up a conversation with an elderly-ish American couple on their way back […]

Guiness Book of World Record Spanish Wine Tasting Event!

So what does the longest nose, the oldest elephant and the tallest human chair stack have in common? Other than potentially being part of a traveling circus, they are all records that have been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records! On Friday, September 15th, at 9pm, oenophiles will […]

Iberian Wine Myth Busters: Pedro Ximenz

Over the years, people have tried to decipher Pedro Ximenéz (also known as Pedro Jiménez or Pedro), the emblematic grape from the south of Spain for its viscous wines with rich density rarely seen in other corners of the world. Internationally renowned for its use in making Sherry, Pedro Ximenez’s […]

Iberian Wine Myth Busting!

Having been here for almost 2 years now, I can safely say that many of my preconceived notions of Iberian wine before coming here have been proven wrong. There is more to Spain than just Rioja! Portugal does make nice wines outside of the Duoro Valley! Surprise! Surprise! But the […]