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March 08, 2016

Words and numbers

It is always gratifying to see our growers recognized for their hard work. Getting to know them and the efforts […]

February 26, 2016

Carinyena dreaming

Last year we interviewed three vineyard owners: Michel Gassier, Rob Dougan and Dominik Huber. At some point in all of […]

February 26, 2016

A visit to Dominio del Águila

We recently discovered an in-depth profile of Dominio del Águila posted on It is a worthwhile read and has got us […]

February 24, 2016 2.0

We have made the following modifications to HOMEPAGE We changed the homepage from grayscale to color due to the vast number […]

February 18, 2016

The State of Spain

Like so many of the terms used in English to describe wine, terroir is a French concept. For the centuries […]

February 18, 2016

Cairanne, now a Cru

Cairanne has been officially recognized by the INAO as an appellation communal, or in plainer terms, a cru on par with […]

December 04, 2015

Some Big and Small Things

Pablo Calatayud just sent us a note about new developments at Celler del Roure. What’s happening here isn’t exactly innovative […]

October 30, 2015

Five reasons we are excited about Ribera del Duero and its environs

Aalto, Hacienda Monasterio and Quinta Sardonia are making their finest, most elegant wines to date We have a crew of young, […]

September 28, 2015

Q & A with Javier Zaccagnini of Bodegas Aalto

Recently Javier Zaccagnini shared with us the following Q & A, which succinctly explains the origins and practices at Bodegas […]

September 18, 2015

Harvest at Vignobles Michel Gassier, 2015

Tina Gassier sent us the following note about the season and harvest in the Costières de Nîmes at Vignobles Michel […]