Celtic Spain

If Spanish wine is a story of rivers – the Ebro in Rioja, the Duero in Ribera – then Galicia is the story of the Sil river, which also originates in the Cantabrian mountains, but flows due west out toward the Atlantic Ocean, slicing deep, narrow canyons into the...

Feliz Año Nuevo!

Feliz Año Nuevo! We begin this new year with the matter of Spain. Most people don’t give it a second thought as a wine region. Until we recently, we’ll admit we’d only tasted Rioja, the most famous of their denominacións de origen (the Spanish equivalent of the French...

Your Christmas Wine Guide

Marrakesh, Morocco We’re on the road in Marrakesh this week, so we’ll keep it short (they’ve been making wine here since the Phoenicians invaded around 4,000 years ago. More on that in a future missive.) But we did want to touch base about your wine selection for...