Reviews

There’s A Red House Over Yonder (Masroig Montsant Recent Releases)

That Is One Big Pile Of… Enthusiasm (Vinyes Domènech Recent Releases)

In the lower-ish (we’re still talking about 400-or-so meters of elevation) valley of Spain’s sunny Montsant region sits a small town (ok, village) of El Masroig. El Masroig is quaint enough to be named (in Catalan, of course) “red country house” (most likely from the red clay soils that dominate this area of Priorat country), and small enough to sport …

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2017 Kirkland Signature Pinot Grigio Friuli

2017 Kirkland Signature Pinot Grigio Friuli

It’s been quite a while since we last tasted the Kirkland Pinot Grigio.  I heard from several readers that it may have been discontinued in their stores for a period of time.  So it was kind of my radar and when I saw it in my Costco I decided to grab a bottle and get reacquainted. The story here first …

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Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For August 13, 2018

That Is One Big Pile Of… Enthusiasm (Vinyes Domènech Recent Releases)

I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes in a “mini-review” format. They are meant to be quirky, fun, and (mostly) easily-digestible reviews of (mostly) currently available wines (click here for the skinny on how to read them), and are presented …

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Edoardo Miroglio: Vines, Wines, & Boutique Hotel in Bulgaria

Edoardo Miroglio: Vines, Wines, & Boutique Hotel in Bulgaria

The E Miroglio Winery & Hotel Italian textile manufacturer Edoardo Mirogolio has created from scratch one of Bulgaria’s most impressive, modern wineries.  In our soon to be published report on The Wines of Bulgaria we rate his wines among the best in Bulgaria, especially the Chardonnay, Mavrud, and outstanding sparkling wines.  Our reviews of the Edoardo Miroglio wines are given …

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