Austrian Wine: Grüner and Beyond

From the country that gave us Mozart, Klimt, Falco, The Sound of Music, and yes… Governor Schwarzenegger; we find world-class wines that combine intense fruit purity with a distinct signature style. In the last few years, Austrian wines have increasingly gained recognition by wine lovers and sommeliers alike, and should be on the radar for any wine enthusiast. In a previous post on Germany and … Continue reading Austrian Wine: Grüner and Beyond

The Garnachas of Sierra de Gredos

The wine was light, ethereal, pure and at the same time powerful and intense, with beautiful red-fruit aromatics and an unusual wet stone, grainy minerality. It was a 2016 Bruja de Rozas from Comando G, my first ever Garnacha (Grenache) from the Sierra de Gredos, Spain, and I was blown away… Sierra de Gredos is a mountain range in the province of Avila, in central … Continue reading The Garnachas of Sierra de Gredos