Category: Spain

Live from the Wine Bloggers Conference

Live from the Wine Bloggers Conference
Hello from Charlottesville, Virginia! Home of the current North American Wine Bloggers Conference–yes, there is such a thing. This is our first trip to a WBC–and we are looking forward to meeting other bloggers, tasting new wines, and learning more about wine from Virginia. The festivities began last night at an international wine tasting event,... Read more »

What to Drink This Summer Part 3: Tinto de Verano Recipe

What to Drink This Summer Part 3: Tinto de Verano Recipe
As summer temperatures continue to soar, avid red wine drinkers such as myself are sweating bullets trying to find an icy alternative to our favorite vino. While traditional sangria can be a tasty treat at barbeques and pool parties, young adults who frequent wine bars in Spain have created a lighter, cheaper option equally pleasing... Read more »

Bottle Review: Segura Viudas Brut Reserva

Some of my girlfriends and I have started a monthly poker night. Usually this consists of lots of gossip and food–and of course wine! Last Friday, I brought along a sample bottle we received–and my friends and I really liked it. Retailing at $10, Segura Viudas Brut Reserva is a perfect bottle of cava (Spanish sparkling... Read more »
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Bottle Review: Freixenet Cordon Rosado; the Perfect New Years' Wine

Bottle Review: Freixenet Cordon Rosado; the Perfect New Years' Wine
Search no further. I’ve found the perfect, cheap bottle of festive sparkling wine for your New Year’s Eve delight and debauchery: Freixenet Cordon Rosado or a Brut Rose Cava, in short. Retailing anywhere from $7-13, this bottle is a perfect for New Years. It’s cheap. It’s good. It’ll go down easy. And it’s pink and... Read more »