South Africa: Preview & Travel Day

It's 7:56 am right now in Cape Town, and we are up on our first day preparing for what is to come.Let's rewind though.It's been a few weeks since I blogged, so I hope you had a wonderful holiday season!We have been prepping for South Africa for…

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Producer Profile: Finca Collado

A little over an hour south of the great city of Valencia, Spain; deep in the heart of the Alicante D.O. (wine region), lies the farm, or Finca, Collado.  Finca Collado is restored from a 19th century winery, and works to embody that restoration; taking the traditions…

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Producer Profile: Bodegas Demencia

If you have seen some of our posts this week, we are focusing on a single producer of ours to showcase as much about them as possible for the week. This producer is Bodegas Demencia.Before we dive into more about Nacho Leon, the proprietor, and his project…

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Spain 6 & 7: Time. For. SHERRY!

We stayed up a LITTLE late on Adam's last night with us in Madrid, but it happens pretty easily. A little late only because we left for Jerez (Hair-ez) at 6 am. It's pretty easy to stay up late in Spain though, considering we didn't get to…

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Spain Day 4 & 5: Tenerife

Lucky for us we got to sleep in a little bit, but were up and at em around 9 am. The beach here is unreal. The island itself is barely a hop, skip and a jump from Lanzarote and it looks like another world. We learned that…

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Spain Day 3: An island of Volcanic Ash?

Waking up at 5 am after getting NO sleep is pretty tough, but heading to the airport to fly to Tenerife is not. Even people from Spain were surprised we were heading to the Canary Islands. I was a little bit still myself, but again, know how…

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Spain Northwest: Day 2 – Bierzo

When our alarm went off at 6 am after a few hours less sleep than we needed, I wasn’t SUPER thrilled.When I came to and realized we had a day to spend in the Bierzo (Be-air-tho OR Be-erz-o ) D.O., I immediately woke up.After a much needed…

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Spain…Again?!

Yes the title is correct. We felt like we should go back to Spain. I know what you’re saying “Keith it’s only be two weeks, what the heck could you need to do in Spain AGAIN that quickly?”Well, if you’ve been to Spain, then you understand the…

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Spain Day #6 & #7: Valencia & Alicante

As amazing as this trip has been, this is the point where we all started to get tired. To think I had the bright idea of coming for 16 days instead of 9 is crazy at this point. I am sure glad my wife said something about…

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Spain Day #4 & #5: Cava

Traveling from Rioja to Penedes, the main wine region for Cava production gave me all of the feels. I loved Rioja, but I was equally excited to go see Penedes (Peh - nay - dace). First, just in case, Cava is the sparkling wine made in Spain (near…

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