Tag Archives: Montsant

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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Featured Wine: 2006 Ètim Selección (DO Montsant)

Sometimes you just feel like it is your lucky day. A couple of weeks ago I was perusing the Spanish wine section at Cost Plus World Market. Not normally the most robust selection, but every once in a while I score. It was one of these days. Having tried (and purchased) this wine on a…
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Choosing the Culinary Vacation That’s Right For You

It seems that the holidays are all but a distant memory now. For those of us who spend our 40+ hours a week in a mundane, unfulfilling job the only glimmer of hope is the occasional day off due to a random holiday popping up on the calendar and, of course, vacation! This is where…
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Featured Wine: 2005 Castell de Les Pinyeres (Montsant)

This week's Wine of the Week comes as a bit of a surprise even to me! Last night I was joined for dinner by a couple of friends and I had the 2005 Castell de Les Pinyeres as our "backup" to our lead wine. Thinking that it would be a bit nostalgic to drink this…
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