Cellar Barbara Forés Abrisa’t, A Mother – Daughter Wine Goes Brisado

Cellar Barbara Forés Abrisa't

Today we share a holiday week wine from Granache Blanc pioneer Cellar Barbara Forés. Called ‘brisado’ in Spanish (orange wine), here Granacha Blanca (white Grenache) is skin-macerated and aged in clay amphorae 6-months. This method was a traditional and locally called ‘brisados’ then somewhere as time passed was forgotten. Mother daughter team Carmen Ferrer and Pili Sanmartín Ferrer decided to… Read more »

Ending the Year with Wine Family Suertes del Marqués in Tenerife #WorldWineTravel

Medianías 2018 Listan Negro

Tenerif winery Suertes del Marqués works with native Spanish grapes including Listan Negro in this fresh, funky and savory, jingle bell rocker.

Cabernet Franc Day – B1ock One From Paradise Rescued

Paradise Rescued B1ock One Cabernet Franc Bordeaux

Today is December fourth, the day everyone world-wide celebrates the red wine grape Cabernet Franc! I keep it local and sustainable, sharing one of my favorites from Bordeaux producer Paradise Rescued. One Hundred Percent Varietal Cabernet Franc in Entres-Deux-Mers In Bordeaux, France’s largest wine region and also the world’s biggest single and most concentrated vineyard area, you find several of… Read more »

Three Facts About Sherry Wine and Why You Need to Try a Bottle

Amontillado Oloroso Palo Cortado Jerez Xeres sherry

Why don’t people drink (more) sherry? It’s not common on wine lists and most likely, not in personal cellars either. A cinch to pair with foods, here are three main dishes and facts about the wine made in Andalusia.

Champagne Anytime With Briaux Lenique

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champagne Briaux Lenique Perle de Craie

Champagne– the word alone elicits reactions and thoughts that often put it into a ‘special occasions only’ box. Yet, life is short and the world unfolds in strange ways. So I do not hesitate to pop a cork and enjoy the present moment because every day is infinitely rich and beautiful. Especially when a fall day seems more like summer… Read more »