Tenerif winery Suertes del Marqués works with native Spanish grapes including Listan Negro in this fresh, funky and savory, jingle bell rocker.
Today is December fourth, the day everyone world-wide celebrates the red wine grape Cabernet Franc! I keep it local 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 the world’s… Read more »
Call them next generation, small producer Envínate selected Castilla La Mancha to make their Albahra wine using Granacha Tintorera and Moravia Agria grapes.
Autumn means changing colors and cooler temperatures. For me, especially on chillier evenings, it also means grabbing a red wine, make that Barbaresco.
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– 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 »
Julien Ilbert at Combel La Serre in Cahors produces fresh and harmonious wines with great depth and length. His ‘Au Cerisier’ is no exception.
Wine in the Netherlands?!? Bruno Suter just planted a vineyard and started a winery– Wijndomein De Boe– in the southwest province of Zeeland.
At their small winery based in San Giacomo de Teglio, the Segas team does everything by hand. Extremely steep slopes, small plots and super Valtellina wines.
Spanish Basque Cider and Txotx are a celebratory tradition and way of life in northern Spain. An acquired taste for some and heaven in a glass for others, ‘sidra’ is a dry and very spunky alternative beverage. I feature cider from Isastegi this month.