Cava, for that bubbly time of year08-12-2015

This is an expanded version of my monthly column for Barcelona Metropolitan For those who love sparkling wines, this is a great time of year. However, the festive season can be a minefield of lesser... more>

Spotlight on Xarel·lo31-08-2015

Good lord I’ve gotten to love the Xarel·lo grape and this month, in my Barcelona Metroplitan column, I pay a loving tribute to it. While Xarel·lo (pronounced sha-rel-lu in Catalan) is a white grape widely... more>

DO Penedès, for white wines14-05-2015

I recently attended a presentation of the new wines from DO Penedès as I’ve yet to figure out if this wine region in Catalonia (which is by far its largest) is also its best known... more>