Priorat
Buil & Giné 2009 Rosat

Buil & Giné 2009 Rosat

I have wanted to try Buil & Giné wines for some time.  Namely because they are the other major brand imported by my friend Monica Nogues at Think Global Wines.  Her other major brand is Lopéz de Heredia, so if you only represent two brands and one is Lopéz then I kinda think I gotta...
Spanish Wine:  Rioja & Priorat

Spanish Wine: Rioja & Priorat

Bodegas Las Orcas, Decenio Crianza 2004 Rioja Astor Wines, $17.99 Bodegas Las Orcas is a great little new discovery.  I first had a bottle of the 2001 Decenio at Mercat, a great Spanish restaurant here in New York.  I tracked down the current vintage on release which is the 2004.  This is a Crianza* Rioja...
Viñedos de Íthaca Tasting @ Chambers Street Wines

Viñedos de Íthaca Tasting @ Chambers Street Wines

I had the good fortune to stop by a great tasting of wines from Spain’s Priorat region at Chambers Street Wines. The tasting was with Spanish wine maker Joseph Puig of  Viñedos de Íthaca. You can find out more about these wines at their website, but the winery is located in the Priorat region in Spain. The...