A review of “It Starts With Wine”

by  |  25-02-2019 ~ 2 Comments

The passage of time has taught us that history repeats itself for those who refuse to learn it and wine, is exceptionally hard to capture on film. To date, I'm of the opinion that the... more »

A San Francisco tasting of San Juan, Argentina

by  |  16-12-2014

While blasting through San Francisco in September and enjoying bruschetta at Biondivino, I stopped in at a one day tasting of wines from San Juan, Argentina. In general, most Argentine wines I find are from... more »

Label Grand Karakterre 2014

by  |  08-12-2014

Anyone within reach of Ljubljana, Slovenia or Zagreb, Croatia should set aside time this Friday and Saturday to attend the Label Grand Karakterre fair. This Central & Southeastern European fair of organic/natural wines is in... more »

Malbec in opposite poles of the world: Bordeaux and New Zealand

by  |  14-03-2013

This was originally posted on El Solà d’Ares, a blog by Catalan wine and olive oil craftsman, Antoni Sánchez-Ortiz who is working in New Zealand right now. He’s also the enolog behind the fantastic Melis... more »