LOG IN · CART
Featured Article

How to get wine in Spain during the quarantine

Trying to keep one's composure ain't easy these days and in no way should alcohol be turned to as a full-on escape from the troubles that surround us. Not only is this unhealthy but it's also counterproductive. At the same... more »

Trying to keep one's composure ain't easy these days and in no way should alcohol... more »

Latest Report

DO Penedès native red varieties 2020

This tasting was conducted at the end of November, 2019. Samples were all tasted under fully-blind conditions in the tasting premises of DO Penedès in Vilafrancea del Penedès. Please read the accompanying article, DO Penedès & 'native' reds, which goes into more detail on the overall profiles for these grapes in this region.

This tasting was conducted at the end of November, 2019. Samples were all tasted under... more »

DO Penedès native red varieties 2020

Latest Articles

A review of “Uncorked” (2020)

What you might not have known about Georgian wine & food, Part II

A new Carignan at a new project in the Montsant: Bell Cros – El Tracte 2017

The demise of “Atwater & Clough”, a cautionary enotourism tale

Wine Spotlight

Herència Altés - Garnatxa Blanca 2017

Pulpy grapefruit, white blossoms, light fennel notes and field herb notes. Crisp, defined citrus notes and tension on the palate, good length and push to the wine overall and an exceedingly good value.

Pulpy grapefruit, white blossoms, light fennel notes and field herb notes. Crisp, defined citrus notes and tension on the palate,... more »

100% Grenache Blanc : 13%

91pts : **

Wine Etc.

Natural water

The village casal is as attractive as it is utilitarian. A four-walled testament to the religion of concrete that dominated Spanish construction in the later 20th century, it does exactly what it needs to do which is exist as a gathering point for residents; essentially a "town hall" in English, although a village with only several hundred residents hardly qualifies to be called a "town".... more »

The village casal is as attractive as it is utilitarian. A four-walled testament to the... more »

Digest Options >>