Sicus, when wine is made in the vineyard

by  |  12-07-2019

Driving forty five minutes covers a lot of ground in the wine world. It affords a 41km view of the entire Côte d’Or in Burgundy. Similarly, it will see you go from the top to... more »

Like water through a stone: Eduard Pié

by  |  03-03-2016

This is part three a four-part series on “rebellious” winemakers in Catalunya. Please read Part One, Part Two, and Part Four To put the massive size of DO Penedès in to perspective, you can drive... more »

Rebellious Penedès: “Unrated”

by  |  28-01-2016

This article originally ran on Harpers but, given space restrictions was nearly half of the original in length. Here I present it in its entirety. The concept of rebellion in wine typically conjures up images... more »

That rosé time of year

by  |  15-08-2014

It’s August and it’s hot. If there was ever something less obvious to say about Barcelona, I’ve yet to hear it. That’s why this column is about rosé. I’m generally a red drinker and I... more »