Archive for June, 2006

Cerro Punta Negra Shiraz Malbec 2005

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

Cerro Punta Negra from San Juan in Argentina is the wine that blew me off my feet at the recent wine fair I attended. It is a wine with a lot of strength and charm, a well balanced blend of rich plumy Malbec and spicy earthy Syrah. This smooth and well structured wine is notable [...]

Jacob’s Creek Grenache Shiraz

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

I owe much to Australian wines and specially Jacob’s Creek. Their wines were one of the first ones that I was confident in – I knew I could enter a wine store and be sure that I’ll get out with a wine I’ll enjoy if I get one of them, this is specially the case [...]

Hoegaarden (World Cup Fever)

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Well, due to the hot weather and the World Cup in Germany, I’ve mostly been drinking beer during the last few weeks. I’m a huge fan of Hoegaarden and this post is dedicated to it, the unique, refreshing and addictive Belgian white beer I’ve been enjoying a lot lately Hoegaarden is totally different, by nature. [...]