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Tag Archives: Spain

D.O. Bullas

Last weekend, my roommate made a trek down to a small town in southern Spain called [Bullas->http://www.bullas.net]. Before leaving, she asked if there was anything I would like for her to pick up while she was down there. “YES!” was my response as I proceeded to point out that Bullas […]

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 […]

Spanish Sidra

In an effort to cover all aspects of the Spanish beverage market, I’d like to offer this quick snapshot of Sidra – a dry or sweet, lightly alcoholic, beverage made from fermented apples. Before I came to Spain, I expected to find wine and good food. These were givens in […]

Cheap Wine!

While in Spain, I have had the chance to taste wines from 100 euros a bottle to wines that cost .50 cents a bottle. Today I picked at random two wines, one red and one white that I was able to buy in the supermarket for less than 3 euros […]

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 […]

Vivanco

So, I feel a bit under prepared for this task. Last week, I had an experience that all wine connoisseurs should have at one point in their life. Put simply, I went to a wine museum. What is not so simple is that it claims to be one of the […]