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  • First Taste Guide
    First-Taste Guide to Toro Red Wines

    It's Not Named After a Bull, But It Certainly Acts Like One

    Kevin DayJuly 21, 2017
  • Perfect Pairings
    Perfect Pairing: Crianza Tempranillo & Grilled Pork Chops

    350 Words (Or So) on a Wine Pairing That Always Works

    Kevin DayJune 28, 2017
  • Costers del Segre DO
    Clos Pons: An Essential Winemaker of Spain

    But First, a Few Thoughts on Hanging Out in Wine Shops

    Kevin DayMarch 6, 2017
  • Essential Winemakers

    If you are a consumer of wine —and I am in any way helpful with your wine buying — than these pages are the most...

    Kevin DayMarch 6, 2017
  • First-Taste Guides

    Here at Opening a Bottle, we spend a lot of our time focused on Old World wines. In general, we love...

    Kevin DayFebruary 15, 2017
  • Rioja
    Top Value Red Wine of 2016

    A Delicious Grenache from Rioja That Is Far From "Cursed."

    Kevin DayOctober 27, 2016
  • Spain

    Essential Winemakers Spanish wine is where the Old World bleeds into the New. Here you will find the finer things that define...

    Kevin DayJune 30, 2016
  • Wine Buyer's Guides
    6 Wines for Spring: Lightning Round Recommendations

    Happy spring. After the winter I’ve had, I’m happy to embrace the new season and rediscover my backyard patio. Say, what’s that...

    Kevin DayMarch 21, 2016
  • Wine Buyer's Guides
    5 Reasons to Praise Fruit-Driven Red Wines

    I love fruity wines. I don’t care for jammy ones. Fruity is the sensation in a wine where fruit flavor is highlighted by acidity, which brightens...

    Kevin DayMarch 1, 2016
  • Ribeira Sacra DO
    First-Taste Guide to Ribeira Sacra

    It has been nearly two years since I set up this website, and in that time, certain trends have emerged in my wine...

    Kevin DayFebruary 14, 2016
  • First Taste Guide
    First-Taste Guide to Godello

    At this moment, I can’t seem to get enough of wines from northwestern Spain. The area’s cool-climate and isolation fosters unique...

    Kevin DayFebruary 1, 2016
  • Bierzo DO
    Spanish Wine Tasting Report: Unheralded Wines of Spain

    We sat down in the backyard around an unlit fireplace with a faint whisper of an autumn wind in the air. Two...

    Kevin DayOctober 9, 2015

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