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Tag Archives: Spain

Bodega Luberri

At the Salon de Gourmet, I had the opportunity to taste some of Luberri’s wines. Florentino Monje Amestoy, the owner, winemaker, and vine grower welcomed me to his stand after a formal introduction from a mutual contact. Being a relatively new winery, only releasing there first vintage in 1995, it was fun to see what type of wines I might find.

Bodegas Navarro Fino

It’s spring time and summers just around the corner. Today, as I walked over to the 20th editon of Gourmetour, I was blessed with a slight breeze that cut down the sun’s growing heat in Madrid. However, despite the heat, everything has been green and beautiful as a result of […]

Barcelona Wine Festival

From The Wine Academy’s website, this event will be held June 15th and 16th of this year in Barcelona: The Barcelona Wine Festival is the new name given to the International Wine Symposium which, until now, had been organized in the city of Marbella, in 2004 and 2005. For two […]

Spanish Cava Primer

Every dining experience tends to be made up of dozens of small choices that can dramatically change your enjoyment of a meal. Smoking or non? Eat-in or take-out? Lo-calorie salad or deep fried cheese? It may just be that I am a freak about food, but I for one agonize […]

Vermouth – Straight up!

When I worked in my liquor store back in the States, I became enamored with old, long lost cocktails that once held a place in the better bars around the world. I studied the Martini, originally 4 parts red vermouth to 1 part gin. I fell in love with the […]