There are booming thunderstorms around Barcelona and an extraordinary night sky over Sitges. From the balcony of the Dolce hotel I am looking north along the coast. Mink and cocoa-coloured clouds rise in an indigo velvet sky. The town snakes around the .
Meanwhile, Alvaro Palacios set about exploiting the potential of Priorat and its ancient Garnacha vines, in collaboration with René Barbier from Penedès and Switzerland's Daphne Glorian. ... Hell, even Pingus creator Peter Sisseck has his reservations.
Spanish winemakers have a saying: "If we have wine in the cellars, we have no problems." That sentiment holds true for visiting Spain : if you have wine in your glass, you have no problems. As one of the best wine-producing countries in the world, vino.
Soldiers stand guard a few meters from the Sensacion hotel in Matías Romero, Oaxaca, which collapsed from the powerful earthquake that struck Mexico, on Sept. 8. An altar to the Virgin of Guadalupe is covered .... 10, in Vilafranca del Penedès.
Codorniu is the oldest Cava bodega, introducing the Traditional Method to produce sparkling wine in 1872, and claims to be the second largest producer of the Spanish bubbly with over 40-45 million bottles sales annually. It lobbied hard with the.
The route starts in Sant Jaume dels Domenys, and winds its way through rolling vineyards to Cal Ruget in Rovira Roja and on to the sleepy village of Sant Llorenç d'Hortons – with stays in three rural hotels (our luggage is transferred by car.
At the end of June, the small village of Haro in the wine-growing La Rioja region of Spain , hosts La Batalla del Vino – probably the greatest, wildest wine festival and food fight that one has never heard of, only rivaled for sheer messiness by the La.
Indeed discerning oenophiles have many options to choose from, starting with Rueda in Castilla y Leon, Rias Baixas in Galicia, as well as Penedes , Somontano and Costers de Segre in the Catalunya region of northeastern Spain . And the experimentation.
As far as comestible trends, Barcelona has long been a lab for innovation both within Spain and abroad. Currently, wine world fashion dictates lists filled with natural, organic and biodynamic selections. You'll also find vermouth is not just on-point.
Please join us for a unique culinary adventure as we explore Spanish wines from the classic regions of Rioja, Navarra, Toro, Calatayud, Cava/ Penedés , Montsant, Rias Baixas, Valdeorras and Rueda. Our special guest from Spain , Victor Ordóñez, was the.
Luck and opportunity intervened, though, when his pastry teacher, who also worked at the Capitol Grille inside the Hermitage Hotel , introduced him to the new executive chef. His name was Sean Brock, who at a green 23 years old was barely older than .
The Spanish circuits of Albacete, Aragon, Jarama and Valencia have all hosted WorldSBK races and the Circuito de Jerez in the beautiful southern region of Andalusia first appeared on the calendar for a single season in 1990. In 2013 the series returned.