Tasting & Tapas: Oh My GODello!

Oh my GODELLO! Everyone loves a good underdog story and in September ’21, our favorite wine expert, Raúl, was back to reveal the story of Spain’s underdog grape, Godello. Godello used to be an overlooked, undervalued variety and is now the best white grape on the peninsula, according to Raúl. The wine world now sings Godello’s praise, referring […]

Tasting & Tapas: My Virtual Wine Tasting Experience

My Virtual Wine Tasting Experience Hey, it’s Emily ! Okay, I know what you’re thinking- the only thing worse than a family Zoom is one with complete strangers. The bad connections, delays and the endless shouting “YOU’RE ON MUTE”: surely that’s heightened with strangers from around the world? Allow me to humor you into thinking […]

Tapa Recipe: Mojeteo Extremeño

Tapa Recipe: Mojeteo Extremeño may 11, 2020 A unique, savory summer salad… This is a typical dish from the north of Cáceres, in Extremadura, set within the Sierra de Gata, a beautiful land of orange and olive trees. Prep time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 3 peeled oranges (remove all the pith) 1 hard boiled egg and/or flaked cod 6-10 […]

Spanish Rosé, you say?

Spanish Rosé, you say? may 11, 2020 Who doesn’t love a cold glass of refreshing rosé on a hot, summer’s day?  Or even “rosé all day”, as the catchy phrase of many social media influencers and celebrities suggests? Though many people are familiar with this visually whimsical wine and its recent surge in popularity, they […]

Tapa Recipe: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Manchego Cheese

Tapa: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Manchego Cheese april 6, 2020 On the last Saturday of April (on the 24th!  12pm PST, 3pm EST, 8pm UK, 9pm Spain), we will be hosting a comparative wine tasting online of Spain’s biggest contenders, Rioja vs Ribera del Duero – Crianzas. We have chosen this easy tapa with big […]

NOW is the time to drink Spain’s Garnacha

NOW is the time to drink Spain’s Garnacha (Grenache)! march 11, 2020 A Grape Called Garnacha We take a closer look at one of the world’s most widespread grape varieties, garnacha, growing in almost every major wine region across the globe. We discussed this “super spreader” grape with our favorite wine tipster, Raúl Orantes, and he intoxicated […]

Tasting & Tapas: Sherry’s Rich History, The tale of Spain’s fortified wine

Sherry’s Rich History: The Tale of Spain’s Fortified Wine february 12, 2021 To be hosted again soon, we had our Spanish Saturdays wine tasting to debunk the notion that sherry is a cooking wine and little more.Here in Spain, we celebrate this complex wine, with its many layers of flavor and aroma, and enjoy it alongside some of our favorite […]

Fashion, Art & Flamenco: an interview with Cristina Cazorla

Fashion, Art & Flamenco: an interview with Cristina Cazorla february 8, 2021 Back in October, with our enthusiasm to expand our virtual offerings and create experiences that would bring a bit of Spain into people’s living rooms, we sat down with Cristina Cazorla, one of Madrid’s most prominent dancers from the bolera school, to ask […]

Spain v California Part 2

Spain vs California Part 2 January 14, 2021 CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE JANUARY 31st TASTING IF YOU LIVE IN THE US! If you are in EUROPE, click here!  In preparation for our Spain vs California wine tasting coming up on January 31st, we had the privilege of speaking with Sonoma winemaker, Palmer Emmitt, to learn a […]

Spain vs California Part 1

Spain vs California Part 1 January 11, 2021 (Click HERE for Part 2 to this post!) To get ready for our Spain vs California tasting on January 31st, we had a chat with Raúl Orantes (our wine expert who leads out Tasting & Tapas sessions!) and he laid out some basic information essential to understanding these two, complex regions that […]