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Tomas Cusiné goes small

by  |  09-06-2021

While Costers del Segre may be one of Catalunya’s most unknown DOs, one of the most active and driven producers within it is, Tomàs Cusiné located in the village of Vilosell, in the subzone of... more » While Costers del Segre may be one of Catalunya’s most unknown DOs,... more »

Vi Novell 2020 for a fresh summer treat

by  |  07-06-2021

There is ironically nothing new about vi novell here on this site as I’ve happily written about this style of wine previously due to the push for the quality to be ever better each year.... more » There is ironically nothing new about vi novell here on this site... more »

Five wines from Tarragona to know right now

by  |  28-05-2021

The recent DO Tarragona report, showed that this is a region which can be a bit tricky to make sense of. It’s very large and has very distinct zones with a great many styles represented... more » The recent DO Tarragona report, showed that this is a region which... more »

Priorat’s Fira del Vi 2021, changing for the times

by  |  24-05-2021

The Fira del Vi is the Priorat county’s annual wine fair for both appellations contained in it, DOQ Priorat as well as DO Montsant. Unfortunately, like all wine events in the spring of 2020, it... more » The Fira del Vi is the Priorat county’s annual wine fair for... more »

The state of DO Terra Alta in 2021

by  |  20-05-2021

Much has changed in DO Terra Alta since I compiled the last Tasting & Regional reports on the region in 2019 which is why I’m very happy to be releasing the 2021 Tasting Report today... more » Much has changed in DO Terra Alta since I compiled the last... more »
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Corpinnat turns it up to 11 by adding Pardas

by  |  12-05-2021

Today, Corpinnat, the breakaway group of high-quality sparkling wine producers in Catalunya's Penedès region, announced that they've just increased their membership from 10 to 11 with the addition of Celler Pardas. Pardas and its founders,... more » Today, Corpinnat, the breakaway group of high-quality sparkling wine producers in Catalunya's... more »

DOQ Priorat’s first “Grans Vinyes Classificades”

by  |  29-04-2021

DOQ Priorat has officially announced the first wines to be released under the "Gran vinya classificada" scheme by certifying: Mas de la Rosa of Vall Llach, 1902 - Tossal d'en Bou of Mas Doix, and... more » DOQ Priorat has officially announced the first wines to be released under... more »

The state of DO Tarragona in 2021

by  |  19-04-2021

In general, Spain doesn’t see the minute, detailed, pebble-level analysis in wine texts that other countries such as France do. But even if one takes this into account, finding out much about DO Tarragona in... more » In general, Spain doesn’t see the minute, detailed, pebble-level analysis in wine... more »

Another glimpse into the wonderful world of Trepat

by  |  31-03-2021

Due to ongoing, seemingly never-to-end restrictions, events like the annual Concarim Tasting or Festa del Trepat in DO Conca de Barberà won’t be taking place. So, in order counteract this, they’ve been holding a number... more » Due to ongoing, seemingly never-to-end restrictions, events like the annual Concarim Tasting... more »

A reflective tasting on DOQ Priorat’s 2010 vintage

by  |  29-03-2021

Every year in Priorat, there’s a small event called the, Tast del Decenni or, “decade tasting”. It’s an intimate affair in a very packed room that takes place during the annual Fira del Vi. The... more » Every year in Priorat, there’s a small event called the, Tast del... more »