DO Tarragona also gets an update18-12-2018

About 3-4 years ago public money was made available for the various DOs in Catalunya to “app themselves”. Due to this, various apps popped up and various levels of maintenance ensued as once the projects... more>

DO Tarragona23-05-2016

Admittedly, DO Tarragona is not one of Catalonia’s more well-known DOs. Part of this is that few of the wines produced in the region garner a good deal of fame despite the fact that historically,... more>

Being in the wine17-01-2015

You know how January can be, you’re tired of your old place and so you close up shop at the end of December and start up somewhere else at the beginning of the year. It’s... 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>

Living Wine in Reus or #ReusViuelVi (Day 2)17-06-2013

Read Part 1 of #ReusViuelVi Early in the morning on Saturday (June 8th) I was woken up by the loudest thunder and a tropical storm followed. That’s it, I thought, I was enjoying Reus too... more>

Living Wine in Reus or #ReusViuelVi (Day 1)16-06-2013

Thanks to friend and blogger extraordinarie, Ruth Troyano I was lucky to be invited to the wine fair Reus Viu el Vi last weekend in, yes you’ve guessed it, the city of Reus about 130km... more>

In The Glass: Adernats Negre Jove 201125-09-2012

Expectations are generally low when you open up a young wine that’s only 3€. But, this bottle from Vinícola de Nulles in DO Tarragona is surprisingly good for what it is. With a light 12.5%... more>