Ora Hotel, Priorat’s newest lodging destination

by  |  10-08-2022

Today sees the grand opening of the Ora Hotel in Torroja, a lovely stone village at the dead center of the Priorat wine region. It’s an opening that got quite delayed from its original timeline... more »

Pre-release tasting of Terroir al Límit 2018 & thoughts on 2020

by  |  04-12-2020

A few weeks ago, Terroir al Límit owner, Dominik Huber invited me up to his cellar in Torroja del Priorat for a tasting with him and head winemaker, Tatjana Pećerić. We tasted through the as-of-yet... more »

In The Glass: Aixalà Alcait – Coster de l’Alzina 2011

by  |  11-08-2015

There seems to be a codified response to winemakers choosing a name for their wine. They go simple and call it “negre” “rouge” or “red”. They go brash and name it “cardinal zin” or “bitch”.... more »

A tale of Two Drunks

by  |  11-12-2013

In our Priorat book 99.1% of the wines have full DOQ Priorat certification. For those unfamiliar with the strict Denomination of Origin standards, this means that the wines are made from grapes only within the... more »

A night of wines in Torroja del Priorat

by  |  27-08-2013

If there’s a sure way to lure people to the remote villages of Priorat, it’s to have an annual festival (or more than one) that features all the wines of a village in a festive... more »

A BBQ in the vines of Arbossar

by  |  24-05-2013

The Fira del Vi in Falset is nothing if not a jam packed festival of wine showcasing all that’s good about DOQ Priorat and DO Montsant. That being the case (and the fact we presented... more »