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Seasons of the Vine in La Rioja

A single wine estate, such as Finca La Emperatriz, is beautiful, especially when the clouds roll in. The colors of nature naturally come forward and create this beautiful contrast.  We are currently in the time of year, while unpredictable lately, goes the saying, “April showers, bring May flowers!” In this case, the month of April, […]

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The wine harvest has begun in Rioja Alta

In this video, you can see at a winery located in Rioja Alta, how they have started the harvest of the white grapes and doing an analysis of the grape must to check the sugar and therefore the alcohol content of the soon to be wine.  The sugar content is measured using a handheld refractometer.  When held […]

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Family owned Herencia Martinez- Alvarez Bodega in Rioja Alta- Cosechero/Bodegero

An unexpected visit to Fuenmayor, La Rioja, to pick up some wine from a local vineyard spurred a visit to this country winery; the owner showed us everything from the press onward in his production, and he even allowed us to taste the 2010 harvest that was still fermenting. This experience was such a stark […]

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W(h)iney Toddler

When life with a toddler demands a good dose of humor and an incredible glass of wine. #mommyblogger #wine #toddlerlife

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