Hacienda Monasterio, Ribera del Duero

Year-in-year out Peter Sisseck and owner Carlos del Rio make one of the most impressive red wines of stature in region of Ribera del Duero. Low yields of 30HL, old vines planted on calcareous soils and elevation of 750 meters, the arid climate with cool nights, help achieve ripeness, intense aromatics, and of course fullContinue reading “Hacienda Monasterio, Ribera del Duero”

Domaine Claude Riffault, geological Sancerre

The estate covers 13.5-hectares of vineyard with 10.5 hectares planted with Sauvignon Blanc and the rest with Pinot Noir. Vines are awaiting organic certification and vineyards spread across 6 locations in the north of Sancerre, all with their unique geological feature.   The grapes are harvested and vinified, as well as aged separately in usedContinue reading “Domaine Claude Riffault, geological Sancerre”

Basket Case

Wine Garage and friends, or say neighbors in Sukhumvit ¬†Soi 45, have prepared some interesting food and non-food items for gift giving season. Please browse through the 3 different sizes of hampers filled with home-made products from Quince Eatery & Bar, Casa Pagoda, Luka Cafe and Malou Tea. SMALL – thb 3,300 Petite Casa PagodaContinue reading “Basket Case”

Alpamanta, not just another Malbec

Half Dane-Half Austrian¬†Andrej Razumovsky and his partners planted a new vineyard in Mendoza’s prime area of Luyan de Cuyo around 2005. They selected a patch of land that never was worked on before, with the aim to establish the first biodynamic vineyard in Argentina. The reds from these high altitude vineyards – 1,000 meters andContinue reading “Alpamanta, not just another Malbec”