The prescriber Jay Miller has visited the Empordà Wine Region and has tasted the wines from La Vinyeta cellar argued by his owner Josep Serra. Throughout 25 years Jay Miller has been collaborating with Robert Parker tasting Spanish wines for one of the most important wine magazines, The Wine Advocate. He was greatly surprised about the quality of the Empordà wines and also emphasized the excellent quality-price ratio of the wines from La Vinyeta.
Dr. Jay Stuart Miller was a Clinical Psychologist specializing in child, adolescent and family therapy on a full time basis from 1973-1998 and a part time basis from 1998-2001. He received his B.A. degree from the University of California in Los Angles in 1967 and his M.S. and Ph. D. degrees from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1970 and 1972. Jay’s wine industry experience began in 1977 as a part time wine consultant at Wells Discount Liquors, Baltimore, MD. He moved to Calvert Discount Liquors, Cockeysville, MD, in 1980 and continued on there as a part time wine consultant for five years. In 1985 he became the part time Assistant to Robert M. Parker, Jr. at The Wine Advocate. In 1998 he left to devote his full time attention to wine sales at The Wine Source in Columbia, MD. In 2001 he became Co-owner and Manager of Bin 604 Wine Sellers in Baltimore, MD. He currently covers the wines of Oregon, Washington, Spain, Australia, South America, Greece and Vintage Ports.
Last Sunday October 4th 2009 Josep Serra, enologist and owner of La Vinyeta winery, and his brother Lluís Serra, graphic designer, look for the complicity between different wines and parts of the stories, exploring how sensory experiences and extrasensory experiences are related, inside the program for the second edition of the Fiesta del Grafismo, celebrated in Portbou.
It is at the table. In a romantic dinner with your partner. In a family lunch where the grandfather explains again that anecdote when he was still living in the country house. In an informal business meeting at the bar in the corner at the end of the street. In a full breakfast with knife and fork with that friend that you haven’t seen for a long time. Wine creates an ideal scenario to generate stories. This talk-tasting, was a liven up exchange of tales thanks to the presence of the wine, that make then flow at the same time that are surround by feelings.