Clipping grape clusters from the vines in the morning. Lunching with friends around a big table under the trees in the afternoon. Sipping wine on a terrace with views out over the vineyards. I admit it. My vision of living in Spain included scenes like this, bumping more […]
With the arrival of autumn comes the desire to flee the city for the fresh air of the countryside. For us, that means heading to wine country. We went north out of Valencia to visit Bodega Flors, a small family winery that is a beautiful place to experience […]
Two days ago we boarded a train to the wine village of Requena for the Feria Requenense del Vino – the Requena Wine Fair. Requena is part of the Utiel-Requena D.O. (Denomination of Origin), the most extensive wine producing region of the Valencian community. The native red […]
As the third largest wine producing country in the world, Spain produces a lot of excellent wines at reasonable prices. A great way to learn about the different regions and grape varietals is through experience; in other words, tasting lots of Spanish wine. There are plenty of places […]
Walking into Bodega Albarizas is like walking into a barrel of wine. During our research for an upcoming post on wine bars in Valencia, we discovered this new little gem and couldn’t wait to share it. Bodega Albarizas has just about everything we’re looking for in a wine […]
Wherever we travel, we try to experience the local wine culture. We recently spent some time in our hometown of Washington DC and took a day to see what’s going on with Maryland wines these days. An excellent recommendation from the host of our B&B in Frederick Maryland […]
We love visiting wineries, particularly older historic ones. The Utiel-Requena wine making region in Valencia has over 100 wineries. We recently joined a small tour of the historic caves and bodega of Vera de Estenas.