With the end of 2022 and the arrival of the New Year, many people take the time to take stock of the highlights (and lowlights) of the past year and make resolutions for the year ahead. After reading Eric Asimov’s article on the New York Times on his Most Memorable Wines of 2022 , I became inspired to do something similar and come up with … Continue reading My Most Memorable Wines of 2022
This year’s summer was one of the hottest on record, which for many people represented the perfect excuse to drink refreshing white wines, such as Rieslings from Germany, Chardonnays from Burgundy, Chenin Blancs from the Loire, Sauvignon Blancs from New Zealand and Bordeaux, and many others. But when it comes to Spanish wines, what region is the go-to place for the best whites? In previous … Continue reading What region of Spain makes the best White Wines?
Sherry has a place near and dear to my heart. In previous posts, I’ve shared how I fell in love with it , my first visit to its home of Jerez and Sanlucar de Barrameda, culminating in my becoming a Certified Sherry Wine Educator last year. So, I guess you could say I’m a fan of all its wonderful expressions and styles. However, I were … Continue reading Amontillado Sherry: The best of both worlds
Spain is a country of great diversity, as evidenced by its multiple languages, landscapes, customs, food, and, of course, wines. As discussed in a previous blog, Spain is going through a revolution in its vine-growing and winemaking practices. Producers are rediscovering indigenous grape varieties, regions, and forgotten vineyards, which is expanding the already rich list of different styles. From the point of view of the serious wine … Continue reading Must-have Spanish Wines for your cellar