They say you find beauty and love in unexpected places. Here’s an unexpected place. A village called Adam. Here you will find Wines of Adam. And Refosco. How do you get here? For the GPS challenged, if you were approaching from Sithonia, you drive towards Polygiros, then go past Prodromos and then climb into the […]

When talking to Véronique Cunty of Domaine de Font-Sane, one would be forgiven for thinking that she may be new to this wine thing. There is boundless energy and a disarming honesty that one sees more often in younger winemakers. There is also the fact that she looks ridiculously young and we ascribe that to [...]

To talk about Gigondas without talking about Véronique Cunty or Domaine de Font-Sane would be just wrong. I first tasted Véronique Cunty’s wines in 2005. It was a happy accident. Véronique is an incredible winemaker who started making wine with her father almost 30 something years ago. That’s more time than most of us have even […]

So, you like Chateauneuf du Pape? GSM (Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre) wines? Then you got to know about Gigondas. Gigondas is a beautiful village north east of Chateauneuf. Sheltered by the jagged Dentelles de Montmirail, this is one of the treasured spots for Grenache.  Gigondas derives its name from Jocundas which is Latin for  Joy! I am using [...]

We could spend a whole year just talking about Spanish wines! There are so many diverse regions, several indigenous grapes,  grapes  that change their names depending on the region and not to mention varied styles of making wines. Today, I am keeping things simple and just talking about one area – Priorat. Quality designations in [...]

When you arrive at home of Lilian and Sandrine, the odds are good you will be greeted by Fig. Fig is a yellow lab and he is still a puppy. For a puppy, he does a lot around the place. On our first visit, he kept our children occupied with his boundless energy and his constant [...]