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
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?
During our Instagram trips around Penedès I think I gave you enough reasons to visit us (also I’m super glad some of you emailed me asking for recommendations😄) but hopefully, today’s guest will give you one more reason.🍷😋 Jean Leon is not a Frenchman from Bordeaux 🇫🇷 as many people think (even some locals do so),… Read More Jean Leon: Penedès is the place to be
If you haven’t heard about Vardon Kennett before, it’s about time you have. Especially if you want to be surprised, either by the drink or by the winery. So, Vardon Kennett is a new brand, launched by Torres Wineries (Bodegas Torres) last October, which produces sparkling wine and, attention, it is NOT cava. The story behind… Read More Who is Vardon Kennett?
I bet that if you are a young wine lover you have been to at least one wine tasting. Or maybe even to a wine pairing. Whatsoever have you attended and whoever was your guide, I bet you have never had such a cool guide as they have at Cellers Carol Vallès: a dog. A german… Read More Cellers Carol Vallès: wine tasting accompanied by the best dog ever
Or the smallest cellar ever. I actually had a few potential headlines for this post and it wasn’t easy to choose. Despite being small, I could talk about Marquès Rigol for ages, which I won’t do because it would be such a long post (and no one has time for that! 😳). A small reminder of… Read More Marquès Rigol: the charm of exclusivity