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Sherry Wines in Canada

If you haven’t fallen in love with sherry yet, and you live in Canada, then this is the article for you. If only more places would take up the cause of [Sherry->@wikipedia]. Personally, it took me a short while to fall in love with it, thanks to a teacher of […]

Corked again

Last night was hot and steamy here in Madrid providing the perfect excuse to cool off with a nice rosé. My choice was a [granache->http://twis.info/grape.php?ID=180&select=g] from [Navarra->http://www.twis.info/wineregion.php?ID=251]: often crisp and clean with a strawberry and light spice component. I thought it would do the trick when paired with a braised […]

New Food Article

Make sure to head over to [Mad About Madrid->http://www.madaboutmadrid.com] to check out my lastest [restaurant review->http://www.madaboutmadrid.com/guide/2005/06/vinoteca_barbec.html]. Vinoteca Barbechera is a great place in downtown Madrid to try some of Spain’s finest wines. Make sure to let me know what you think. Till soon, Ryan

How to taste

With some searching, I came across this site: www.catarvino.com Hmm, you say it sounds similar to catavino…well, I only wish I had as cool graphics as he does! This site helps you learn more about the most fundamental part of wine appreciation: Tasting!, and with its nifty graphics, it really […]

Food Too!!

I started this blog to focus on Spanish and Portuguese wine. Unfortunately, that doesn’t satisfy the part of me that loves food. While there will be articles centered around food from time to time, for the most part, I will focus on wine here. So to let you know where […]

Odd-ball Grapes

Something I have a discovered since I have been in Spain is the wide variety of grape varietals to be discovered. Not only do you have up and coming grapes like “mencia” or “verdejo”, but a whole host of grapes that one wine maker or another wants to see as […]