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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 » A typical question people often ask me is, was so-and-so a good... 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 » Whenever anyone asks me what judging wine is like, I tell them... 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 » In Priorat, you hear a great deal but often know very little.... 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 » It’s no secret that I love the wines produced in DOQ Priorat... more »
L-R: Sumarroca, 7103 Petit Celler, Montse Molla

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 » Just once I’ve love to hear some wine promotion body speak of... 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 » We received and email today from the always gregarious Valentí Llagostera of... 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 » For anyone who hasn’t had the pleasure of visiting Mas Doix (pronounced... more »

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 » Despite being awash in world class wines from both DOQ Priorat and... more »

A winding road to Mas Sinén

by  |  12-10-2012

Upon arriving in the charming 12th century village of Poboleda, in the middle of Priorat, the exact direction you need to go in order to get to Mas Sinén (where Celler Burgos Porta is located)... more » Upon arriving in the charming 12th century village of Poboleda, in the... more »