Tag Archive 'Garnacha'

Jan 22 2010

Who Drew That Label? Just Grapes Artist Series: István Orosz

The 2007 Skulls, the cheeky 2007 Chateau Chateau Chateau, and the epic Anamorphosis all have one thing in common (besides being Australian and having Parker ratings): the art of Hungarian István Orosz graces each of their labels (and in Anamorphosis’ case, the incredible poster that is meant to be reflected in its mirrored bottle).

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Jan 30 2009

Three Cheers to BYOBs – and Affordable Wines to Boot!

As a recent Chicago transplant and non-stop lover of wine and food, I was ecstatic to discover the large number of great BYOB restaurants scattered around this city. I lived in New York City for several years before relocating to the Midwest and, while the restaurant scene in Manhattan is undeniably a food lover’s dream, […]

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Oct 30 2008

Wine for your Halloween chocolate stash

You can drink your favorite blood-red bottle with your secret stash of dark chocolate M&M’s on Halloween. At the party, just tell them all it’s the NV Black Chook Sparkling Shiraz. They’ll never guess from the looks of this dark, frothy bubbly. Maybe you prefer something as evil as you. A swig of the 2007 Evil […]

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Sep 11 2008

2005 Jorge Ordonez Victoria #2, Malaga Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2005 Jorge Ordonez Victoira #2 from Malaga, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 10 2008

2004 Joan Simo Les Eres Vinya Velles Priorat

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2004 Joan Simo Les Eres Vinya Velles Priorat, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 09 2008

2004 Emilio Moro, Ribera del Duero, Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2004 Emilio Moro, Ribera del Duero, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 08 2008

2005 Allende Rioja, Spain Review by Robert Houde

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the fantastic 2005 Finca Allende Rioja from Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago, IL.

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Sep 07 2008

2005 Juan Gil, Monastrell, Jumila, Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2005 Juan Gil, Monastrell, Jumila, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 06 2008

2007 Vina Borgia, Garnacha, Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2007 Vina Borgia, Garnacha, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 05 2008

2007 Naia, Verdejo, Rueda, Spain

RecorRobert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2007 Naia, Verdejo, Rueda, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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