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March 30, 2021

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the vintage game

Despite being a region noted for its diversity of permitted varieties, in reality, the performance of Grenache largely defines the […]

March 25, 2021

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the white grape varieties

Previously I discussed the red varieties permitted in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, which comprise roughly 93% of the vines planted in the appellation. […]

March 18, 2021

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the red grape varieties

In my previous post on Châteauneuf-du-Pape, I spent a fair amount of time talking about Grenache. It is the predominant […]

March 16, 2021

Jamie Goode interviews Jean-Marc Lafage

This is the fourth in a series of interviews of our growers by wine writer, scientist, and critic Dr. Jamie […]

March 10, 2021

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a primer of sorts

THE TERROIRS of CHÂTEAUNEUF-du-PAPE When contemplating Châteauneuf-du-Pape, let’s dispose with a couple of misconceptions. The first is the overwhelming belief […]

January 27, 2021

Leo Gramona Interview

This is the third in a series of interviews of our growers by wine writer, scientist, and critic Dr. Jamie […]

January 15, 2021

An Interview with Ester Nin & Carles Ortiz

This is the second in a series of interviews of our growers by wine writer, scientist, and critic Dr. Jamie […]

December 10, 2020

An Interview with Javi Revert

This is the first in a series of interviews of our growers by wine writer, scientist, and critic Dr. Jamie […]

November 23, 2020

Varietal Spotlight – Godello

Godello, the next Godello For a while critics and importers have declared Godello the next Albariño. This is somewhat unfair […]

November 10, 2020

Varietal Spotlight – Albillo Real

There is a lot of Albillo planted in Spain and a lot of different Albillos, so this is part one […]