The Canary Islands may be a popular tourist destination but they are quickly becoming one of the most exciting places for distinct, mineral-driven wines of remarkable complexity and freshness. But we would expect nothing less from these volcanic soils, heirloom varieties, and the visionary pioneers driven by their respect for the tenacity of previous generations to preserve these terroirs and ancient vines.Read more...
What happens when winemaker Eulogio Pomares, UK-based wine importer Ben Henshaw, wine writer Jamie Goode, and wine entrepreneur Daniel Primack get together to make an Albariño?
Since its inception, the Montsant has been in the shadow of the Priorat. If Joan and Josep have their way, that is about to change. Tasting their new releases, we'd have to agree with them!
That may be a bit of an exaggeration but Lanzarote looks like the closest thing to a lunar landscape that you can find on Earth. After many years of tasting and searching we've found a property, Puro Rofe, that captures everything that makes Lanzarote and the Canary Islands exciting.
So dedicated is Jérôme Bressy to the varietal diversity of his vineyards that he has left AOC Rasteau and is charting his own path as one of the most compelling estates in the Rhône Valley.
A native of Valencia, Javi Revert has set about recovering the nearly lost vineyards and native varieties of the region one parcel at a time.
One week after the New York Times published a stunning photo essay by Mónica R. Goya fittingly titled, Roaming Through […]
We received a remarkable note of resilience this morning from Javi Revert. While many of you are familiar with his […]
With team members spread out across the continental US and with growers in Spain, France, Switzerland & Macedonia, Eric Solomon […]
A worthwhile article about Casa Castillo and interview with José María Vicente on Spanish Wine Lover details what makes […]
In 1990, Eric Solomon founded European Cellars with a handful of unknown estates from largely obscure places. In the […]