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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 →

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...)


Compa  Read More →


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

Lopez de Heredia

Haro, La Rioja October 22, 2015 In a courtyard along the Ebro River in Haro, one can visit many of the old Rioja stalwarts like Lopez de Heredia. The first appointment that I made for this trip was with a Bodega many in America consider to be the greatest... (more...)

Bodegas Vega Sicilia

Ribera del Duero October 21, 2015 The doors leading to the Vega-Sicilia Unico vinification room. The Ribera landscape is virtually desert, dry with red, brown and gray everywhere we looked on an overcast October morning on our way to visit the most revered... (more...)

Bodega Contador

San Vicente,  Read More →

Quinta do Vale Me

“A Ferreira Legacy Thrives” Quinta do  Read More →

An Eagle Soars over Ribera

Dominio del Aguila Burgos, Spain October 20, 2015  Read More →


An Overview of Spain Part II  Read More →

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