The 2013 that was, the 2014 that could be

by  |  02-01-2014

This is the time of year for reminiscing about the year that’s passed and the year to come because well, nothing else happens in Spain until after January 6th. Annoying trends of 2013 Natural wine This is a big one and in the last year it’s gotten crazy hyped up. Sure, there are some really good benefits to this manner of producing wine, but it’s become “a thing”, a pervasive trend, and possibly even a religion. The skunkier and more approaching vinegar the wine is, the more this group is certain to love it, which brings us to the next item. Hipster sommeliers Yup, after years of fermenting in the US, they’ve finally landed in Spain, sneering derisively at everything they deem as too mainstream or “technological”. This means that they love “natural” wine because it’s “real” wine when in reality it’s just obscure and not approachable for average consumer, […]
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