Discover the Maury wine region in Roussillon with the French #Winophiles – small with gnarly old vines and fantastic wines!
Versatile and food friendly, Lambrusco ranks from fun and frothy to a serious contender. I grabbed an in between pleaser from Medici Ermete.
On a trip to Aragón a few years ago, we had the opportunity to delve into the wines of this somewhat isolated Spanish region. Basing ourselves in the historic city Zaragoza, we visited vineyards and wineries to obtain an overview of the area, the land (where rainfall is in short supply) and the varied faces of Garnacha. One in particular… Read more »
There are several areas in the world noted as verdant yet the Rias Baixas region in Galicia, Spain tops many and offers their star grape, Albariño.
Spring is transition time, a deliberate shift from the heaviness of winter to outward energy and light. Loimer’s Grüners are a shift from light to great pleasure. Austria put itself on the wine map via one grape, Grüner Veltliner. It’s the leader among grape varieties in the country and thriving in 41% of the total vine area. To learn more… Read more »
Ismael Gozalo thrives on microbial communities in his Segovian land and cellar at MicroBio Wines in Castilla y Leon. These microbes are paying off!
The #WorldWineTravel group virtually heads to Castilla y Leon in Spain the last Saturday of March to explore wine, food, culture and more.
Palmina Wines in Santa Barbara County focuses on Northern Italian grape varieties. The wines are to be enjoyed with friends and of course, great food.
The sparkling wine of Catalonia is varied and includes the Classic Penedès and Corpinatt off-shoots of Cava. Come with me to learn about two.
Domaine Hauvette and Clos Cibonne- two red wine producers in Provence to remember, especially paired with a Mediterranean plate of lamb meatballs