Sharing wine experiences with an emphasis on "terroir" wines of great character in the absence of scores.
Heart Roasters Ethiopia Yukro. Been enjoying this coffee all morning long. Super delicious, balanced cup of coffee that is both herbaceous and tea like but with a nice jolt of chocolate, too. Really great stuff. Amazing to think that as recent as 2010, most Yukro coffees were effectively undrinkable as they were sun dried directly on the ground and tasted horrible. A washing station was put in and Yukro now makes world class coffee thanks to the new washing station and some advances in farming.
I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.