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Extractions

by  |  21-02-2015

A collection of nifty wine and travel bits from around the interwebs. First We Feast 10 Dirty Secrets of Wine (that nobody wants to talk about) – Essentially 10 hard hitting points that could each... more » A collection of nifty wine and travel bits from around the interwebs.... more »

The Monvínic wine universe

by  |  14-02-2015

Amazingly it seems, I’ve never fully written up anything on this site about Monvínic, the renown wine bar in Barcelona. I’ve definitely been there plenty but being that it’s something of a place for people... more » Amazingly it seems, I’ve never fully written up anything on this site... more »

The new and improved Vinum

by  |  10-02-2015

When it comes to wine bars I’m a bit of a pain in the ass. There are many out there which are actually just restaurants that slap “& Wine Bar” on their sign but fail... more » When it comes to wine bars I’m a bit of a pain... more »

Clos Garsed 1989

by  |  03-02-2015

The shortened form of Priorat history goes something along the lines of “The monks came in the 12th century. They made wine. René Barbier arrived in 1979, released a wine in 1989 with four other... more » The shortened form of Priorat history goes something along the lines of... more »

In The Glass – Barranco Oscuro BO2 2010

by  |  04-12-2014

Just two streets over from that ludicrous white elephant in Sevilla, the Metropol Parasol sits La Pepona at C/ Javier Lasso de la Vega, 1. A worthy restaurant in its own right with lovely Andalusian... more » Just two streets over from that ludicrous white elephant in Sevilla, the... more »

Biondivino brings on the bruschetta

by  |  24-09-2014

Assuming that it is an actual word, we have great enamorosity of Ceri Smith and her shop, Biondivino in San Francisco. We’re addicted to her tastings as well as her recommendations and knowledge of Italian... more » Assuming that it is an actual word, we have great enamorosity of... more »

Extractions

by  |  18-08-2013

A collection of nifty wine and travel bits from around the interwebs. Paris Pricing Insanity On our recent trip up to Paris, we found the murder the they get away with on wine prices with... more » A collection of nifty wine and travel bits from around the interwebs.... more »

Rendez-vous with Telmo Rodríguez at Moritz’s bar-à-vins

by  |  26-02-2013

We’ve been huge fans of the bar-à-vins in the Moritz beer factory since before it opened last September. Yes, that’s right, Barcelona’s best wine bar (together with Monvínic) is by a beer company (and yes,... more » We’ve been huge fans of the bar-à-vins in the Moritz beer factory... more »

Wines, bites, and et al

by  |  07-01-2013

Sadly, a little while after publication of this article, this wonderful space closed… Sometime back, we mentioned that our good friend Ceri Smith, the owner of the lovely Italian wine shop in San Francisco, Biondivino... more » Sadly, a little while after publication of this article, this wonderful space... more »

Tasting Moritz’s upcoming “Bar-à-Vins”

by  |  22-08-2012

If you’ve been to Barcelona, you’ve probably encountered two beers at any and all bars: Moritz and Estrella-Damm. It’s hard to say which one is more preferred, but people are generally happy drinking both as... more » If you’ve been to Barcelona, you’ve probably encountered two beers at any... more »