DO Catalunya01-08-2016

This is one of the more curious denominations of origin in Spain as DO Catalunya not only covers the entire territory of Catalonia but it also sits on top of all the other DOs in... more>

A comparative tasting of Vins de Taller28-05-2015

As we’ve mentioned before, Vins de Taller doesn’t get a lot of love up in Empordà. This is due primarily to their being just outside the Denomination of Origin and being under the much larger... more>

Tasting Cat Negre 201224-03-2015

A couple of months ago I wrote that 10 Sentits had released a new wine called, Cat Negre. A blend of selections from 10 Grenache vineyards from the 10 denominations of origin in Catalonia (minus... more>

In The Glass: Vins de Taller – Geum 201220-01-2015

It’s been tricky for the organic winery of Vins de Taller as while they’re an Empordà winery they’re not a DO Empordà winery. This is due mostly to sitting just outside the geographical borders of... more>

10 Sentits is back with Cat Negre 201211-12-2014

In Catalonia there exists a a marauding group of enologs who go anonymously as the “10 sentits” or “10 senses”. I’ve met some who know a member or two, but it seems that no one... more>

In The Glass: Ca N’Estruc Negre 201120-08-2012

Usually we use this section to highlight whatever is filling our glass at the moment. Maybe it’s just a pleasant wine to drink or something we enjoyed quickly in passing. Rarely have we used this... more>