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A deeper look at DOQ Priorat 2019

by  |  17-03-2022

Whenever I can, I put together special tastings upon request in Priorat. They’re often for those visiting who want to sate a general wine curiosity or for dig deeper into a specific theme. In the... 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 »

2017 vs 2018 in Priorat via Mas Doix’s Salanques

by  |  23-11-2020

A typical question people often ask me is, was so-and-so a good year for wine? It makes sense as while you can make wine literally anywhere in the world, actually growing grapes is a touch... more »

In The Glass: Crivellé i Valls – Llàgrimes del Priorat 2018

by  |  06-11-2020

Whenever anyone asks me what judging wine is like, I tell them that it’s very hard, tiring work and they invariably laugh at me. I realize it’s impossible to imagine that swishing and smelling wine... more »

The Mas Doix – Lede Family partnership

by  |  28-03-2019

In Priorat, you hear a great deal but often know very little. This was shown no better than hearing changes were afoot last year with Mas Doix in the village Poboleda but not really knowing... more »

Mas Doix goes Blanc

by  |  14-01-2019

It’s no secret that I love the wines produced in DOQ Priorat to no end. But, there are good producers and then there are those who reach that “moreish” level of enjoyment of which, Mas... more »
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The 2018 Harvest. So far so… normal-ish?

by  |  24-09-2018

Just once I’ve love to hear some wine promotion body speak of their current harvest and say something along the lines of, “This year? It’s shit. Seriously, don’t drink it. Actually, you won’t be able... more »

Mas Doix reaching new heights

by  |  09-05-2015

We received and email today from the always gregarious Valentí Llagostera of Mas Doix that at Decanter magazine, Mark O’Halleron named their Mas Doix 2010 as one of the 10 top Grandes Pagos de Espana... more »

Mas Doix – 1902

by  |  08-04-2015

For anyone who hasn’t had the pleasure of visiting Mas Doix (pronounced doash) up in Poboleda, it’s a worthwhile trip. You’ll get someone in the family who will show you around and odds are that... more »
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A new Poboleda villager, Brots Restaurant

by  |  13-09-2014

Despite being awash in world class wines from both DOQ Priorat and DO Montsant, it’s no secret that the Priorat comarca in which both of these wine regions reside does not have a great wealth... more »