New World Sundays: 2016 Pinot Noir Reserva From Montgras in Chile

During the week I write very often about Italian wines. I like to write posts at least once a week about wines from New World countries. Today's post is about Chile, a Pinot Noir that I tasted from Montgras. I visited Montgras when I went to Chile in 2008. I can't believe that is 10... Continue Reading →

Women In Wine: Elizabeth Grant-Douglas from La Crema Winery in California

Just before the holiday break, on December 17, 2013, I had the occasion to listen to a "virtual tasting" held by Snooth of wines from La Crema, a winery in California. I couldn't fully participate because I was staying with my 11-year old nephew and helping him to write a paper on the Egyptians (remember... Continue Reading →

Some months ago I had the good fortune of working with German Lyon, the winemaker of Vina Perez Cruz on a tasting that he held in New York City at Puro Chile. Lyon was very personable and relaxing to be around. At the tasting we tried a number of his wines, including his Cabernet Sauvignon... Continue Reading →

New York has been good to me this summer and I want to return the favor, going out of my comfort zone and trying some wines that I had previously snubbed from the Hudson Valley. One summer I rented a house in New Paltz because I like to hike and I visited a number of... Continue Reading →

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