Spanish Palate: Bringing Communities Together

Spanish Wine Spanish Palate

Reading Time: I liked Nicola Thornton within five seconds of chatting with her. The wine industry can be tough. Selling wine in this climate is challenging with so many restaurants closed. Writing about wine can be even tougher thanks to shrinking budgets and limited paying outlets. It's easy to find

Vinho de Talha: Portuguese Wine from Amphora

Vinho de Talha Portuguese Wine Alentejo 2

Reading Time: Amphora wines are in fashion these days and are produced all over the world. While making wines in amphora (qvevri) may have originated in Georgia, the technique was revitalized by Joško Gravner (Collio, Italy). But, it is Portugal that has the world's only appellation dedicated to wines made

Alentejo: Plush Red Portuguese Wine and More

Portuguese Wine Alentejo Wine

Reading Time: Mouth-filling reds that over-deliver their price points. That's was my past impression of Alentejo. While there are plenty of inexpensive, enjoyable reds to be found, Alentejo is much more than just cheap reds. There are world-class wines to be found in the region, both red and white. Over

Portuguese Wine: Ten Wines From The Douro

The Douro Portuguese Wine

Reading Time: We were recently invited by the AEVP to taste the declared 2016 vintage of Port and participate in the annual Port Wine Days in the Douro. Most people associate the city of Porto, Portugal with the rich, hedonistic sweet wine known as Port. There is more to Portuguese