Bodegas Casa Primicia Carravalseca Rioja 2016

Hi everyone, today let’s drink some Rioja, one of my favorite appellations when it comes to red wine! The wine is produced by @bodegascasaprimicia, a winery located in the Rioja Alavesa, near the Spanish Basque country. The ‘first house’ of Casa Primicia is the oldest property in the medieval hamlet, dating from the 15th century. After renovations, the original tunnels that form…

Emile Beyer the winery that is making Alsace cool again

Located in northeast of France between the Vosges Mountains and the Rhine River, Alsace is something of a hidden treasure that seems to be plagued with a perpetual identity crisis, it’s a cultural mishmash of French and German, having been part of both nations. In 1870 it was passed, as a trophy of war, from France to Germany,…

Weingut Pittnauer Pitti 2017

Burgenland is a large wine-producing region on the eastern border of Austria with an unrivalled diversity. This region is renowned for the production of some of the world’s finest white wines, but also for producing some of the richest and most full-bodied red wines in Austria using local indigenous varieties. Weingut Pittnauer is a family…

Fritsch Materia Prima 2017

For decades, the Fritsch family has been the driving force behind quality winegrowing on the Wagram . Grüner Veltliner, which occupies one third of the vineyard, Riesling and Zweigelt are the main varieties. Pinot Noir is “a matter of the heart” for Karl Fritsch, he can show him all his skills. His efforts were rewarded…

Silvio Grasso Langhe Rosso 2016

The Grasso family have been making wine since 1927, but have only been bottling all their production since the mid – 1980s, when Alessio Federico took over from his father Silvio. The total vineyard surface area is 14 hectares; 6 estate are owned and 8 are leased. Federico Grasso is backed by his wife Marilena…

Emile Beyer Eichberg Grand Cru 

The family Beyer has been an important part of the wine business in Colmar for many centuries, and has been in the village since the late 1500’s. Today there are two main branches of the family. On one of the branches are Christian Beyer and his domaine Emile Beyer, who represents the 14th generation of…

Mas Janiel Sans Soufre Rouge 2015

In a commitment to innovation and respect for consumers, Lurton produced a sulphur-free Côtes du Roussillon at the Mas Janeil winery in 2012. Far from a fundamentalist attitude or the “natural” wine movement, it is a pragmatic approach with the objective of making a more “living”, more authentic wine, that is the best possible reflection…

Castel d’Age Garnatxa 0% SO2

The history of Castillo de Age is that of three generations of women: grandma, mother and daughter. More than 20 years ago, Castell d’Age was pioneer in implementing organic farming. The philosophy was taken by Anne Marie: respect for the land, things well done, care for detail … The result is noted. The new generation,…

Fattoria di Sammontana Chianti Fiasco 2016

Le Fiasco italien is a bottle with a rounded shape whose base is covered with straw, this bottle was designed in the nineteenth century by Melini to make the glass container stronger, but above all, it served as decoration in many houses! This typical straw covered flask of Italian Fattoria di Sammontana is light-years away…

Winery Jurtschitsch Grüner Veltliner GrüVe 2017

Art and wine have once more come together and enter into 30 edition, with this dynamic label-image of Christian Ludwig Attersee. For 30 years in a row, the GrüVe has been bottled. In Austria, this wine has long reached cult status and is one of the most famous wines in the country with its spicy…

Dominio de Punctum 20 000 Leguas 2018 Amber Wine

Situated in the town of Las Pedroñeras and at the north end of La Mancha, the main Spanish wine region, Dominio de Punctum distinguishes itself by its exclusive estate production and the singularity of its organic and biodynamic wines. Founded and owned by the Fernandez family, “Finca Fabian” estate currently includes over 200 hectares of vineyards….

Domaine Barmès Buecher Herrenweg Riesling 2017

🌍 Alsace, France 🍇 Riesling 100% (Organic) Balance, purity and respect for the Terroir: the wines from Domaine Barmès-Buecher in Alsace will appeal to the most demanding wine lovers and customers. Domaine Barmès-Buecher is located in Wettolsheim, the region’s second largest wine growing village. Maxime, Sophie and Geneviève Barmès use their skills and experience to produce characterful…

Château Revelette Red 2015

Nestled in the heart of Provence on the northern slope of the Montagne Mont-Victoire (famously painted by Cézanne), lie the unspoiled and wild lands of Chateau Revelette. The estate is run by Peter Fischer, who studied enology at the famous University of California – Davis, and upon completion of the program and a short stint…

Zuccardi Concreto 2017

Sebastian Zuccardi, the grandson of the founder, is now in charge at this trailblazing family winery. Rapidly establishing himself as one of the great winemaking talents of Argentina, he is determined to alter the world’s perception of Malbec and evolve our understanding of what Mendoza has to offer. Zuccardi wines express the essence of the…

Terre Brûlée Rouge 2017

This wine from the Swartland district sounds French, reflects the background of the owner, Vincent Carême, who also makes wine in Vouvray in the Loire Valley with his wife, Tania, who is South African. The grapes are from two vineyards that are dry farmed (not irrigated) in shale and granite soils. The wine is a…

Terra Costantino de Aetna Etna Rosso 2015 

🌍 Etna, Sicily, Italy 🍇 Nerello Mascalese 90%, Nerello Capuccio 10% 🐞 Organic wine At the heart of the Etna, the appellation is located this 10-hectare Azienda where neighbouring plots are entirely planted with local varieties and grown organically. The Mascalese and Cappuccio Nerellos varietals give a red wine with accents of smoke, cooked fruit, nutmeg, and Underwood.

Château Coujan Mon Péché 2016  

🌍 Saint-Chinian, Languedoc-Roussillon, France 🍇 57% Syrah, 26% Grenache, 17% Mourvèdre (Organic) The vineyard covers 56ha. The vines are planted on slopes at an altitude of 140 meters in the clay-limestone soil. The bedrock is a rare islet of fossilized coral with exceptional properties for draining. As from autumn 2008, the estate’s 140 hectares has…

Limited Release Carignan 2015

🌍 Swartland, South Africa 🍇 Carignan 100% Intense dark ruby red in colour, an exciting and complex blend of mocha chocolate and ripe red fruits, with nuances of spice on the nose. Well structured wine, robust with a chewy finish. Swartland is the most exciting wine region in South Africa. A new wave of winemakers are making…

Catherine et Pierre Breton Avis de Vin Fort 2017

🗺 Bourgueil, France 🍇 Cabernet Franc 100% Catherine and Pierre Breton are known for their organic, biodynamic and natural wines in the Bourgueil, Chinon and Vouvray appellations. Their crus are reputed for their true reflection of the terroirs they are born from. Halfway between a rosé and a red, this Claret-type wine is all about easy-drinking fruit….

Tawse Chardonnay Icewine 2013

🌎 VQA Niagara Peninsula, Canada 🍇 Chardonnay (Organic) This is the second vintage of Chardonnay icewine produced by Tawse, the first being in 2008. Aging this dessert wine for 12 months in 100% new large oak barrels has resulted in aromas of vanilla, apricot, honey and a touch of oak. On the palate is caramel and a…