The 10 Best Rooftops in Barcelona and Madrid

0 No tags 0

The days are getting longer and evenings are becoming one of the best times of day. We feel like leaving work and going for a drink on a terrace somewhere. So, in today’s post we’re going to share with you the 10 best hotel terraces – in our opinion – in Barcelona and Madrid, where ...

Food Markets’ Keys to Success

0 No tags 0

Street food is in fashion. Maybe it’s the Mediterranean climate, the hustle and bustle of the daily routine that makes us want to reduce the number of stops during the workday to a minimum, or maybe it’s just because we have a thing for eating “fast food.” OK, it’s usually calorific, but we love it. Food ...

Casa Joan: Unbroken Tradition with a Taste of Today

0 No tags 0

Their challenge was to carry on the old owners’ long tradition. To take up the baton of the high-quality service customers were used to, many of whom have been loyal for years. A huge challenge, but also one that served as great motivation. For the past two and a half years, Ivan Batlle, Raúl Castellanos, ...

Layover 02: PORTUGAL

0 No tags 0

The second stop on our trip around the Wine World brings us to Portugal. The country has an immense vinicultural tradition that spans over 2500 years, and it leads the world in wine consumption. According to the OIV (International Organization of Vine and Wine), Portugal consumes 54 liters per person per year. That is more ...

10 popular sayings inspired by wine

0 No tags 0

We're always talking about wine. It comes up every day, far more than we might even realize—whether we prefer white or organic wines, whether the 2009 vintage of such-and-such wine is better than the 2011... Everyone talks about wine. Philosophers, thinkers, writers and politicians all have a few famous wine quotes up their sleeve. But ...

Layover 1: JAPAN

0 No tags 2

We kick off our very own vineyard world tour with an exploration of Japan at its most enological, contemporary and ancestral to discover the country's current relationship with the wine world, which isn’t well known, but strong. Winegrowing despite all odds Based on the statements above, it might seem like Japan has everything in its favor to ...

Cal Xim: Grilling at its Greatest

0 No tags 0

The restaurant Cal Xim in Sant Pau d'Ordal is known for its skills at the grill. Top-notch skills. A lot of thought goes into these charcoal-grilled delicacies, as well as taste, care and passion for great food. “We do everything with a lot of love,” says Santi Amigó, who, along with his brother, owns the ...

United States of Wineland

0 No tags 0

Despite being relatively young in the “wine universe,” the United States is the world’s fourth largest wine producer – behind only countries as characteristic as France, Italy, and Spain – and is top in terms of wine consumption (with 339.5 million 12-bottle boxes in 2015, a figure that is expected to grow by 2.1% up ...

Remember Their Names

0 No tags 0

Everyone knows Ferran Adrià, Martín Berasategui, Juan María Arzak, Carme Ruscalleda, and the Roca brothers. They are some of the best chefs in the world. Proven at international level. There are many we’ve left out, but in this article we’re not going to talk about the tried-and-tested chefs. We’re going to talk about promising young ...