Tag: Capcanes

A Spanish Wine For Every Course

Reviews of Capcanes Flor del Flor de Primavera 2010 and some Kosher for Passover Spirits.
Until a few decades ago, Spanish wines were discounted as not worthy of attention to those outside of Spain. But things began to shift: an improving economy in the 1980s, an influx of innovative winemakers, and an expansive rejig of

It’s Fall And Time To Reflect – On Booze?

A review of the Celler de Capcanes Peraj Petita 2011 kosher wine and the Mackmyra Svensk Swedish Whisky.
It’s that time of year again. The end of summer, the start of fall, and the approaching holidays mark a time of transition. This is traditionally a time of reflection in which we are encouraged to contemplate

A Toast to Drinking No Wine Before Its Time

A review of Capcanes Peraj Ha'abid 2008, the Glenmorangie Signet and the Ardbeg Alligator.
While it is true that most wine is meant to be consumed within a few years after its release, there are many wines that are created with aging in mind. In general, these wines have markedly noticeable tannins - the chemical

Gifts For Wine Lovers

Gift suggestions for this year's holiday season.
By now your mailbox is overflowing with catalogs urging you to buy everything from a waxed-fruit subscription to a glow-in-the-dark menorah. While it is sometimes difficult to select appropriate holiday gifts, each year it gets easier to buy something for the wine-lovers on your list. Here are