Viñedo Chadwick 2018 vintage
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Tasting Viñedo Chadwick 2018 Vintage

Viñedo Chadwick 2018 vintage blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot from Chile's Maipo Valley has been described as the producer's "best ever" by Magui Chadwick. Check out my tasting notes here. …

wines of Casa Ferreirinha
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Casa Ferreirinha: Quality Wines for Every Budget

The wines of Casa Ferreirinha are versatile, to say the least. From their every day Planalto and Esteva wines to the storied Barca-Velha cuvée, Casa Ferreirinha has cemented a solid reputation as a leading still wine producer in Portugal’s…

wines of domaine la Soufrandière
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The wines of Domaine la Soufrandière are among the most arresting Chardonnays Burgundy has to offer. The Mâconnais estate is the property of the uber-talented Bret Brothers. Check out my 2018 vintage tasting notes here.…

Rías Baixas vineyards

Rías Baixas Vineyards: Exploring the Sub-Regions

Rías Baixas vineyards are located on the northwestern coast of Spain, in the region of Galicia. In the Galician dialect, the name Rías Baixas means “Lower Rias”, and this refers to the four estuaries that dissect the area. Side…


The Sensational Spanish White Wines of Rías Baixas

Photo credit: Rías Baixas Wines (Spanish White Wines of Rías Baixas) When most people think of Spanish wine, they imagine sun-drenched vineyards and bold, spicy red wines. Few consider the exciting Spanish white wines being made throughout the country today.…

German Pinot Noir

It’s Time to (Re)Discover German Pinot Noir

Photo credit: German Pinot Noir vineyard, Ahr Valley Tourism Germany is the third largest producer of Pinot Noir world-wide. This fact surprises many wine lovers, more familiar with its racy, aromatic white wines. Pinot Noir, referred to as Spätburgunder…