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Cellar Series: 2011 Kirkland Ribera del Duero Gran Reserva

Quarantine life lends itself to plenty of time for digging around the cellar to see if there’s anything interesting to get into. I have a stash of Kirkland bottles that I’ve enjoyed over the past 3-5 years that I wanted to try again after a little more time in the bottle and one of those …

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2017 Bodegas Muriel Pazo Cilleiro Rias Baixas Albariño

I’ve found a few new whites on my last couple trips to Costco, and love to put them in the mix as an alternative to Sauvignon Blancs and Chardonnays. Next up on the review list is a Gavi priced at $11.99. Albariño is one of my favorites.  Here’s one that Costco is selling at a …

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2014 Seborio de Barahonda Nirea Yecla

Yecla is a sometimes overlooked region in Southeastern Spain that consistently delivers good value priced wines, predominantly made up of the Monastrell grape (which is the ame as Mourvedre).  But it’s an area that should certainly be on the radar of red wine fans looking for bang for their buck. This bottle is a perfect …

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Special Announcement: Decoding Spanish Wine Is Now Available

It’s finally here. We’ve been working on this one for a while now and I’m super pumped to finally put it out in the world and be able to share it with you. Our new book “Decoding Spanish Wine: A Beginner’s Guide to the High Value, World Class Wines of Spain” is now available in …

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