A book review of “In Vino Duplicitas”08-08-2017

The entire Rudy Kurniawan affair was sordid and I’ve read countless articles about the story since it broke years and years ago. Despite this, Peter Hellman’s new book, “In Vino Duplicitas” brought out many bits... more>

A book review of “Southern Spirits”10-01-2017

“Southern Spirits: Four Hundred Years of Drinking in the American South, with Recipes” is a lofty book in that the author, Robert F. Moss looks to take on the entire history of the American South... more>

Review of “Sherry: A Modern Guide”02-12-2015

This book has me conflicted and suffice to say, which is probably why it’s taken me so long to get around to reviewing it. But in brief, at no point did I really feel like... more>

Priorat kills it at Guia de Vins de Catalunya24-11-2015

Yesterday was the annual presentation of the Guia de Vins de Catalunya. It’s an annual guide that reviews between 1,500 wines within the region of Catalonia. Of course they’re also allowing wines from Catalonia Nord... more>

Drinking Sherry wines13-01-2015

Sherry is one of those drinks that is largely misunderstood as most people believe it to be a sweet drink when in reality, the majority of it is dry or more to the point, not... more>

La Guia de Vins de Catalunya 201526-11-2014

The annual presentation for the Guia de Vins de Catalunya happened this past Monday. This book is now in its 7th edition and strives to include as many of the wines of Catalonia as possible... more>