Category Archives: Verdejo

Basa Verdejo: A Fabulously Fresh White

In my last post, I wrote about the Rueda region and the Verdejo grape. In this one — a review of the Basa Verdejo, an amazing version of this unique white! The Wine: 2011 Basa Verdejo Price: $12.99   Where it’s from: Rueda, Spain  The Blend: 85% Verdejo, 10% Viura...

Verdejo from Rueda, Spain: An Original

I love wines from Spain. For many reasons. They’re inexpensive yet high quality. They’re fresh and delicious. And maybe best of all, no one is trying to copy their style (yet). They’re originals.   The reds are fabulous, but I find that the white wines are really something special. Food...

5 Awesome Wines For Memorial Day…and After

Summer un-officially starts tomorrow on Memorial Day (real summer is in June somewhere around the 20th when the solstice occurs, but who’s counting?). White pants, shoes, and purses can come out of hibernation…and chilled summer white wines! But you need something for your grill too, so here are 5 wines...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 39 — Spain

After 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 week we cover Spain. First we brush up on history, covering how the Phoenicians, Moors, and...