For every great value wine , there are some you might be embarrassed to pour at parties. You need a cheat sheet to shop, and the wine panel has one. We took the guesswork out of shopping by tasting 25 wines less than $13 to find the best bets for parties.
estate correction has come a new visibility for top-quality Spanish designers and craftsmen. Check out gorgeous men's shoes handmade in Almansa , Castilla-La Mancha, at Berwick 1707. .... Follow it up with dinner at the tiny eight-table.
A smoky Chakchouka is no easy match with its strong flavours and eggs, but give a juicy red from Spain a chance to tackle this dish. Castillo de Almansa Reserva 2012, Almansa , Castilla-La Mancha, Spain , $12.29. A smooth sipping red with medium rich, .
quot;Four Master Sommeliers walk into a bar." The sentence sounds like the setup to a joke your wine -geek uncle would tell—but it did in fact happen on a chilly afternoon in January at New York's Lupulo. (Okay, so the four master sommeliers walked into an .
From the rebirth of old-vine Garnacha to multi-varietal whites and dabblings with amphorae, the Spanish wine scene is a riot of experimentation. Sarah Jane Evans MW takes a look at one of the most dynamic winemaking countries in the world .
sole North American arm of the brand's expansion efforts. Now with up to seven brand-owned boutiques stateside, Mezlan has maintained a consistent focus on artistry and tradition in the creation of each pair of shoes to leave the factory in Almansa.
Roasted aromas of berry and hickory come with tons of char and BBQ notes. This is thick, almost to the point of being syrupy, while flavors of herbs, blackberry, creamy oak and mint are more savory than bright. If this were any more rich and oaky, it.
I once attended a release tasting at a Woodinville winery at which an $18 bottle of blended red absolutely mopped the floor with a $55 blend sitting three bottles away from it. Then, at that same tasting , I watched as several people came in, tasted all.
You want lots of acid for the marinade, so combine half a cup each of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar and apple juice. You can substitute white rum for the apple juice. Add several shakes of Worcestershire sauce, a quarter cup of brown sugar.
39;I had been touring for the past few years with two musician based in Spain : Xavi Muñoz and Marcos Junquera. We'd done several tours with them already, and during that time, 99% of the time we spoke Spanish , and I realized I don't get to speak Spanish  .
Makes 2 to 3 servings. A smoky Chakchouka is no easy match with its strong flavours and eggs, but give a juicy red from Spain a chance to tackle this dish. Castillo de Almansa Reserva 2012, Almansa, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, $12.29 A smooth sipping red.