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Wines of Penedes, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Away from the rest of Spain’s wine regions, Penedes (and Priorat) locates in the Catalunya commune far northeast of Spain.  Snuggle between the south coast of Catalunya and the jagged mountain ranges of...

Catalonia’s favorite Romesco Sauce and Wine pairings ideas

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail The Sauce Originated from Catalonia in Northeast of Spain, Romesco is made by blending roasted peppers and nuts with extra virgin olive oil.  It is simple and absolutely delicious.  Romesco can be very versatile, it goes...

Vintage Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour raised $1000 at charity auction San Francisco Bay Area

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailThe Wine Beaulieu Vineyard is no strange name to many wine drinkers, beginners or experienced alike.  First founded in Napa Valley, almost a century later, BV offer a wide range of wines for pocket sizes.  Beaulieu...

Wines of Navarra, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Navarra has always been a popular wine region in north of Spain, it is a close neighbor to the ever famous Rioja region to the south. A stone throw away from Rioja and...

New World labeling of Grape Varietals

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailThe world of wines is almost always divided into 2 categories, those from Old World and some of New World.  There are many differences between their approach in viticulture, wine-making and even how they label their...

Wines of Toro and Rueda, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailToro and Rueda are Spanish DO (Denominación de Origen) in the heart of Castilla y Leon community.  Only a short 30-minute drive separates these two regions, with the Duero river running through them. Geography & Climate...

Classic Pairings: Pan con Tomate and Penedes Cava, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailChampagne often comes to mind when talking about Sparkling wines, so much that it has become synonymous with one another -although only Sparkling wines made in Champagne under the traditional method can be labeled as Champagne. ...

Wine Quality levels of Bordeaux, France

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailThere are thousands of Chateaus in Bordeaux, Chateau could be a castle surrounded by vineyards or it could be nothing more than just  a small home by a vineyard.  Labeling “Chateau” doesn’t necessarily mean that it...