Category Archives: Monastrell

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 39 — Spain

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/39Ep039_Spain.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:34 — 21.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter some fabulous shout outs (thank you so much for the awesome feedback) and a great listener question on “why do wines go on sale? (a little inside the industry on this one!), this...

A Cure For Red Wine Ennui: Bandol from Provence

Although I do love the very popular wine grapes and blends that are widely available (Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc), this week I found that I had grape ennui. I was completely bored of all the usual suspects and I was craving something different. So when I went to one...

Juan Gil Jumilla: A Red That Packs A Punch For $11.99

Where can you get insane value in wine right now? Anywhere Spanish is spoken — namely, Argentina, Chile, and, the motherland, Spain. And right now, I am really smitten with Spain. Rioja is great and Priorat is unbelievable but for ridiculous quality, Southern Spain is a major hot spot. Can...