“I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.” said Nikos Kazantzakis in 1946 in his novel Zorba the Greek (I haven’t read it yet, but after I stumbled upon this quote, I assure… Read More Barcelona: the land of sea and cava
Organic wine from the Penedès region A few days before our visit to Albet i Noya, a friend of mine told me that she visited this winery a few years ago, in 2005, and back then she was totally baffled by the concept of “organic wine” (find out more about organic wine here)🍷. From the people… Read More Organic is the new black: Albet i Noya
Cava needs time to become a Great Cava. This is Cava Guilera‘s motto and I guess you all will agree with this statement. A lot has been written about cava and its quality🏅. One of the points which many tried to bring out, was how cava wasn’t ready to compete with products like champagne. People have been dismissive about it… Read More Premium cava: Cava Guilera
and for the New Year’s Eve or anytime you feel like having a glass (or two)🥂. We have picked 10 Penedès wines and cavas that we loved the most this year to get you inspired for the upcoming holidays season! Gift them, drink them, love them. Ready, steady, go! 1. Blanca Cusiné by Parés Baltà. Price:… Read More Top 10 best wines for Christmas
Who said that Rosé is only to be consumed in summer? 🏖 It’s true that in summer we don’t really fancy reds, we prefer lighter wines such as white wine or rosé, but it doesn’t mean that rosé can’t cover 12 months in a row. Conclusion: it can be as delicious in winter as it… Read More Vilarnau Ecological Brut Rosé
A few years ago “blue wine” would sound like a joke. Even now, when I mention to my friends that I have a bottle of a blue wine at home, they were like “Blue what?!”. (I guess many of you just said the same 😂). Yes, blue wine. The first wine of this kind appeared on… Read More Blue wine: fiction or reality?
Did you miss small wineries by any chance? Here we go with our tasting at Eudald Massana Noya that we attended last month. Sorry, mistake. It was much more than just a tasting. It was a breathtaking voyage through the vineyards, where we had the chance to savour grapes picked by ourselves and pair Massana Noya… Read More Eudald Massana Noya
So how much do you know about Spanish wine🇪🇸? The thing is, people often stick to one kind of wine or one brand that they have tried and liked. Not many dare to explore and try other things out there🍷. Torres Wineries (Bodegas Torres in Spanish) is a good option to discover Spanish wines as the… Read More Torres: how much do you know about Spanish wine?