Tag Archives: Featured Wine

Featured Wine: 2010 Finca Morenillo (DO Terra Alta)

Celler Piñol is a family owned and operated bodega located in Batea (Terra Alta) in the southernmost region of Cataluña. The property is located at XXX feet (500 meters) above sea level and believes in organic farming methods (no pesticides or herbicides). The climate in the area (located close to Priorat and Montsant) is Mediterranean…
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Featured Wine: 2009 Teixar (D.O. Montsant)

The Thanksgiving table is clean and the Christmas table is being set, but the memories of that incredible meal still linger. I usually pride myself on the presentation of an amazing meal which complements my wine of choice. This year the tables were turned. I was upstaged... by my wine selection! I guess if I…
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Gracias, Pour Favor!

Summer is knocking on the door (or feels like it's here already for many of us) and it is time to start stocking the fridge with whites and rosés and the shelves with fruit-forward reds. What should you serve the myriad of friends who will stop by unannounced and expect a libation?  How about what…
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The Twelfth Ribera of Christmas: 2002 Flor de Pingus

"For the twelfth Ribera of Christmas my wine guy gave to me… a 2002 Flor de Pingus." This holiday tour around Ribera del Duero has come to a close. What better way to finish than with a wine from one of Spain's most prolific winemakers? Bodega Dominio de Pingus is the brainchild of Danish winemaker…
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The Eleventh Ribera of Christmas: 2009 JC Vizcarra

"For the eleventh Ribera of Christmas my wine guy gave to me… a 2009 JC Vizcarra." Named after owner and winemaker Juan Carlos ("JC") Vizcarra, Bodegas Vizcarra Ramos has 26 hectares (64 acres) of vineyards in the villages of Mambrilla de Castrejón and Roa in the Burgos province of Ribera del Duero. The winery was…
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