Rafa! What a special man and a very fine winemaker. Everything made under the Viñedos Culturales label (his project, reviving old vineyards and methods of winemaking) is worth exploring but... read more →
What a treat. Sherry like it was meant to be without fortification. From old goblet vines near the Mediterranean, directly pressed into steel tank for primary fermentation, then transferred to... read more →
Spain’s hot Alicante region is not known for its great wine for good reasons. They are far and few between. But La Zafra, making wine since 2016, is bottling sincere... read more →
June 24, 2022
I'm hunting the Leon Trotskys, the Philip Roths, the Chaucers and the Edith Whartons of the wine world. I want them natural and most of all, I want them to speak the truth even if we argue. With this messiah thing going on, I'm trying to swell the ranks of those who crave the differences in each vintage, celebrate nuance and desire wines that make them think, laugh, and feel. Welcome.