Tag Archives: Garnacha

Old School Rouge 2012 organic red wine

What to buy or avoid – October 2015

  It seems that there shouldn’t be any illusions about summer coming back. Damn it. Getting back home and trying to sort out something comforting to eat also requires some thought about what to drink with your supper. I am expecting something warming, satisfying and matching to your comfort food. And organic of course. Will you…

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Oddbins online wine retail

Buy organic wine: Oddbins

Oddbins is definitely a new or no-name store. Having had a few ups and downs lately, some of the shops consolidated their efforts and you can see a shift to provide a better service, but also an interesting choice of wines and craft beers. I have been visiting a shop in Clapham several times and…

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Pure Petit Verdot 2012 Domaine Brau

What to buy or avoid – July 2015

July 2015 edition is here and it is packed with organic wines, brand new on the online shelves, reviewed for you, so you can buy organic wines with confidence. It has been a week since a new and exclusive search tool was developed – if you haven’t tried All Organic Wines yet, please do so.…

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Scala Dei Priorat 2013

Scala Dei 2013 Priorat

Scala Dei is one of the most prominent brands in Priorat. It is situated in the most northern and mountainous areas of Priorat. The Carthusian Monastery of Scala Dei represents the birthplace of wines and winemaking in the DOQ Priorat region. as the Carthusian monks brought from Provence in the 12th century the knowledge and techniques…

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Mas Igneus DOQ Priorat organic

Discover Organic: Mas Igneus, DOQ Priorat, Spain

Costers de l’Ermita is an estate located just north from the town of Gratallops. The views are very promising to be speclacular, they are steep and terraced and the owners will happily show them to any visitors who are keen to explore organic viticulture in Priorat, where Spanish organic wine is at its best. When…

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Priorat tasting masterclass

Have you discovered the elegance of Priorat?

Attending wine events and masterclasses is a true entertainment for a wine enthusiast, don’t you think? It has been my first Decanter masterclass, mainly because I always thought it could be slightly on the snobby side. Well, the Landmark Hotel in London only proves that point, yet the rest was quite casual and warm. I…

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LasUvasdeLaIra2012_Mentrida

Las Uvas de la Ira 2012, Mentrida

This one has an amazingly long name. Starting with Las Uvas de la Ira, it is made at Vino del Pueblo in the Spanish DO Mentrida. Vintage is 2012 and is made of 100% Garnacha. Ok, not too bad of a name then, but this label is full of information, which could be really confusing…

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Monte Oton Garnacha 2013

Monte Oton Garnacha 2013

Monte Oton Garnacha 2013 is made by Bodegas Borsao and has a very typical alcohol on the medium level of 13.5%. This wine is coming from Campo de Borja, which enjoys some northern slopes in the northeast Spain. The terrain is actually of a very important note here, as together with the cooling Cierzo  wind it is all aids to the…

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