July 2015

French Inspiration, Mediterranean Soul

~$25 Principia Mathematica (Penedès, 2013) ~$25 Pas Curtei (Penedès, 2011) ~$79 Sot Lefriec (Penedès, 2006) Travel south and west down the coast of Spain from Barcelona past golden, powdery sand beaches before heading inland to the Massís del Garraf –…

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Posted on 2015.07.30 in Penedes, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Intimate Dinner with Three Spanish Winemakers

Please join us Saturday, July 25, for an evening of authentic Greek cuisine and Spanish wines with Carlota Allen (Almaroja, Arribes) and Irene Alemany and Laurent Corrio (Alemany i Corrio, Penedes). The winemakers will be on hand to introduce their range of critically-acclaimed…

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Posted on 2015.07.23 in Arribes, News & Events, Penedes, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Meet the Winemaker of Almaroja

$19.99 Almaroja “Pirita” White (Arribes, 2012) $29 Almaroja “Pirita” Red (Arribes, 2011) When winemaker and Englishwoman Charlotte Allen first beheld the western Spanish landscape of Las Arribes del Duero, on the border with Portugal, she was “overwhelmed by the savage beauty of…

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Going Native in Northwestern Spain

Dominio del Urogallo “Pésico” (2012) ~$35/Bottle Nicolás Marcos clearly likes a challenge. He left his family’s winery in Toro, where generations had made wine previous, did a stint with the distinguished Alain Graillot in Crozes-Hermitage, and then settled into the northwestern…

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Posted on 2015.07.16 in Misc Spanish, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Cava – The Sparkling Wine of Spain + Art by Ed Fraga

Valldolina Cava Reserva “Brut Nature” ~$18/Bottle While your sipping this scandalously drinkable wine with aromas of apple blossom, wheat crackers, and sunshine, enjoy nine new works at our inaugural Wine & Art series, Ed Fraga : Fugitive Speculations. Fraga’s paintings…

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Posted on 2015.07.08 in Cava, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Thomas Jefferson’s Burgundy

Featured Wine Bachelet-Ramonet (Chassagne-Montrachet “Morgeot” Premier Cru 2011) ~$62/bottle Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, he also loved the wines of Burgundy. When he embarked on a three-month grand tour of France in 1787, he…

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Posted on 2015.07.01 in Burgundy, France, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 


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