E. Guigal

Guigal Spring Tasting New York City April 2017 Etienne, the “E.” in E. Guigal, was the grandfather of the current head of the enterprise, Philippe Guigal.  Read More →

Weingut Knoll: The Classicist

Weingut Knoll Unterloiben Wachau, Austria September 2016 The iconic Knoll label depicting Saint Urban – the patron Saint of vineyards and winemakers. Of all the wine producers in the Wachau, maybe none more than Knoll sets ablaze the attention... (more...)

The Genius of Soalheiro

Quinta do Soalheiro Melga  Read More →

Weingut Josef Jamek

JJJ – Weingut Josef Jamek The Doyen of the Wachau Joching, Austria September 2016 Landmarks like this one for “Ried Klaus” mark the border or start of a “Ried” or “Cru” Vineyard in the Wachau The... (more...)

Weingut Rudi Pichler

The Sage of Wosendorf Wosendorf, Wachau, Austria September 2016 The outstanding 2015 Riesling lineup from Rudi Pichler. When you have a connection to a wine producer from a special moment in your wine life, and when you finally visit him and he makes... (more...)

Austria: An Overview

The Wachau Valley & Vienna “Now We Are Three”  Read More →

Linden Vineyards

Middleburg AVA Northern Virginia Wine Country Greenstone (left) and granite are the two main soil types in the 3 Linden vineyard sites. Jim Law founded Linden Vineyards over 30 years ago and seems like the kind of guy that has his priorities in the right... (more...)


A Day Visiting the Toro Castilla y Leon, Spain Looking south from the village of Toro over the river plain of the Duero river. My first stop in Spain was to the most obvious place to go if you are leaving the Douro from the east, the Toro in Castilla... (more...)


Compa  Read More →


“The Rebel of Laguardia” The entrance to the Artadi facility just outside Laguardia. On a beautiful October morning  Read More →

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