A glimpse of Chianti in the fall (Part 2)31-12-2013

Back in October I spent a long weekend in the Chianti region of Tuscany and visited three quite different wineries that are all part of the Arezzo Wine Route. Read Part 1 of my recap... more>

A glimpse of Chianti in the fall (Part 1)29-12-2013

Back in October, I was invited to attend an event in a small town in Tuscany for the 10th anniversary of the death of beloved Barcelonian writer Manuel Vázquez Montalbán. He was a smart man... more>

Making a ripoff in a wine glass29-08-2013

While it’s hard to complain about the price of a glass of wine in Spain given that in San Francisco or New York, you can pay upwards of $12 in a wine bar, there’s plenty... more>

Living Wine in Reus or #ReusViuelVi (Day 2)17-06-2013

Read Part 1 of #ReusViuelVi Early in the morning on Saturday (June 8th) I was woken up by the loudest thunder and a tropical storm followed. That’s it, I thought, I was enjoying Reus too... more>

Living Wine in Reus or #ReusViuelVi (Day 1)16-06-2013

Thanks to friend and blogger extraordinarie, Ruth Troyano I was lucky to be invited to the wine fair Reus Viu el Vi last weekend in, yes you’ve guessed it, the city of Reus about 130km... more>

The first annual Cooperative Fair06-04-2013

Having spent quite a bit of time in Priorat, blogging about it, and most importantly, drinking it, last Saturday I was invited to attend the 1st Cooperative Fair at the Castell del Vi museum in... more>

La Quinta Essència dels Llops02-10-2012

While we where in Priorat last weekend, our friend-in-blog, Ruth Troyano tipped us off to a promising event at the Falset castle, a historic building that has been turned in to a wine museum dashed... more>

A breakdown of Bermet25-01-2011

Bermet is a sweet wine that is a specialty of northern Serbia’s Fruška Gora wine region, in the Vojvodina province that, while originally produced to be medicinal (like the original digestifs), is an interesting infused... more>

Perafita’s first release02-12-2010

This is an article from our archives that was previously run on another site in June, 2007. While staying in Catalonia for a few days, we set out from Figueres to make a day trip... more>