Tagged: merlot

Wines of Priorat, Spain

Geography & Climate Situates on the lower western corner of Catalunia west of Penedes, Priorat is a rather small region; most vineyards are planted on steep slopes around the district of Monstant.  For a long time, only horses,...

Wines of Navarra, Spain

Geography & 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 again a...

Classical Pairings: Bordelaise Mushroom sauce over seared Duck Breast paired with a glass of Bordeaux, France

Ducks have been enjoyed all over the world.  Juice red meat with a slight gaminess gave way to culinary limitless.  Asia boasts whole roasted duck while South-Americans like them grilled over an open fire.  Ducks are versatile and...

Wines of Salta, Argentina

Geography & Climate Salta is Argentina’s most northernly wine region, it borders both Bolivia and Paraguay to the north.  Vineyards are planted at 5500 feet and some at over 9000 feet.  Although, the land isn’t rich with organic...

Wines of Maipo Valley, Chile

Geography and climate Maipo is where it all started for Chilean Wine industry. It is divided into 3 sub-regions which together stretch from the Pacific coastal to the Ande mountain’s foothill: Pacific Maipo, Central Maipo and Alto Maipo....