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Oddero: A rainbow of vintages, Barolo and beyond

Being in London means tasting a great many wines if one is so inclined. While the WSTA trade calendar is simply amazing in its listing of tastings and events, incredibly, not everything that happens is listed in there. This is... more »

Being in London means tasting a great many wines if one is so inclined. While... more »

Latest Report

DO Conca de Barberà 2019

Following is a report on the wines of this interior DO of Catalunya. Wines were initially tasted at a trade event in April under non-blind conditions followed by a larger tasting at the premises of the DO in July, 2019 which was done fully blind. Please have a look at the extensive Regional Report as well.

Following is a report on the wines of this interior DO of Catalunya. Wines were... more »

DO Conca de Barberà 2019

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Wine Spotlight

Vik - La Piu Belle 2013

Light, crisp red cherry with rounded, fleshy forest fruit, quite floral, notes of violets, lavender, graphite, and a pinch of green herbs. Nicely integrated on the palate with balanced acidity and body giving the wine a good deal of lift and showing potential to age even further.

Light, crisp red cherry with rounded, fleshy forest fruit, quite floral, notes of violets, lavender, graphite, and a pinch of... more »

54% Carménère, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Syrah : 14%

94+pts : ***

Wine Etc.

Yes, #WineToo

By now, most everyone has heard the unfortunate news about sommelier, Anthony Cailan and his reported sexual assault of various women that have both been his subordinates as well other women he's been in contact with in the wine trade. There is a general reaction amongst wine professionals about the news which isn't, "How could this have happened?" but more "How did it take this... more »

By now, most everyone has heard the unfortunate news about sommelier, Anthony Cailan and his... more »