The battle begins as it always does. I sit down, roll my chair close to the edge of my desk, turn on the lamp, grab my pen and stare down at the first page of a pad of paper. Like two samurai facing each other silently in the rain, weapons drawn, we begin.
I’m a recent convent to the religion of wine. Of largely Irish heritage, I grew up a beer drinker and stayed that way through most of my adulthood. However in the past 4-5 years, spurred mostly by my travels and a desire for better health, I have switched almost totally to wine. Like when I […]
Finally breaking Spanish wine review stranglehold. Going back near the beginning with this wine! For years my wife and I bought wine our budget could afford, and we tended to drink wines that were simple. (I’m ashamed to say it, we were very partial to Biltmore Estate Zinfandel…) I can’t remember how we came to […]
While I tried to post something about each of our days in Spain, I thought it might be worth summarizing our trip with an overall impression of the country. So after talking with DJ, here are a few of things that stood out to us during our time there.
Another day, another Spanish wine. (What can I say, in preparation for our recent trip to Spain, I bought a LOT of Spanish wines…) Most of the information was found on the La Rioja Alta winery website.