Browsing all posts tagged with spain.

Toro, DO and Bodegas Numanthia

1 Comment
Toro, DO and Bodegas Numanthia

It’s a rainy Monday morning. In lieu of the grind, would you fancy taking a virtual whirlwind visit to the wine region of Toro, Spain, along with sampling slivers of melt-in-your-mouth Pata Negra, Spanish cheese, and then, topping off your experience with some of your favorite champers? Um, hello, happy Monday to me… A little […]

Continue reading...

Ribera del Duero: “Life is too Short to Drink Bad Wine”

4 Comments
Ribera del Duero: “Life is too Short to Drink Bad Wine”

Ribera del Duero Grand tasting, New York February 23, 2010 With two ballrooms full of purple stained teeth as far as the eye could see, I set out to taste some of the beautiful wines of Ribera del Duero at the recent Grand Tasting event in New York. At my count, there were 85 Vineyards […]

Continue reading...

Treats to Blast that Funkytown Feel

Leave a Comment
Treats to Blast that Funkytown Feel

I thought about posting this piece right before the holidays as a gift guide, but I decided it would be better to hold off until January. I live in New York, and it has been bloody cold and nasty. A recent NY Times article, Feeling that Winter Cold? Here’s Why by Stephen Chang, stated that […]

Continue reading...

Madrid

Leave a Comment
Madrid

Une petite pause entre deux articles sur le vin… June 2009 Santceloni Paseso de la Castellana 57 +34-91-210-8840 www.restaurantesantceloni.com With 2 Michelin stars and worth every sparkle, this restaurant is for your fancy, blow-the-bank night in Madrid. They do DE-lish with seafood and tend to showcase their amazing Spanish almonds whenever they can.¬†We had Cigal […]

Continue reading...