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Thanksgiving in Iberia: An Ode to Port Wine and Stuffed Fowl!

Thanksgiving is a famed holiday in the European community. Non-American friends and co-workers repeatedly ask when this epic meal occurs (hinting for an invite), and nearly all Americans living here agree that the best part of having an authentic Thanksgiving meal on foreign soil is sharing the experience with at […]

Trashumancia: Celebrating Humanity through Woolly Sheep

Editor’s Note: In a fast pace world filled with sleek technology, John Perry highlights a Spanish festival dedicated to the bleating creatures that have provided us food and livelihood for centuries. Those familiar with Spain have undoubtedly heard of the encierros (running of the bulls) in Pamplona, but there are other […]

Pitarra Wines: Spanish Wines Made with Flor

In summer, there are many reasons to seek mental comfort on this side of the Atlantic. Summer is a season traditionally associated to taking it easy and thinking lightly, or not at all, and Spain is no better location for such activities. On the other hand, we are acutely aware that Europe […]

A 4 Day Whirlwind Wine Adventure Through Castilla y León

Having just walked in the door from a rather intense 4 day tour through Castilla y León, or Castile y León, I’m teetering a precarious line between feeling a surge of passionate energy to share everything I’ve seen and experienced on this trip and feeling utterly drained from going on […]

Sameness in Wine – Quit Whining and Start Exploring

This month, we’re focusing on Cava with the intent of exploring a style of sparkling wine that often takes a backseat to Champagne during the holiday season. To me this fact is understandable, and for me personally, this isn’t indicative of something negative for Spain wine mainly because I’ve always […]