Tag Archive for Spain

Craving cava

A lot of us view bubbles as bipartisan _ there’s French Champagne and then there’s all the rest. But a little exploration can open up whole new worlds of sparkling sensations from German Sekt to Italian Asti and Prosecco to Hungarian Pezsgo. OK, I haven’t actually tried that last but I could not resist the…

Temperate tempranillo

Happy Bastille Day from sunny Spain, where it has, in fact, been cool and damp, at least in the north. Travel tip: The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain stupid visitor who didn’t think she needed to pack a rain jacket. But I digress. Day Two of my trip to Spain took me…

Making a meal of Madrid

Paris may be a moveable feast, but Madrid is the place to satisfy a literary appetite, Why do I say that, you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. I’m in Spain this week visiting Frexeinet wineries with a group of wine writers and in honor of the occasion, I downloaded “The Sun Also Rises,” on my…