Another wine tried at the Vides Vino Bar, this red wine was one of their monthly specials. The winery is the project of Carlos Esteva and is based in the Garraf Natural Park. It exists only because the finca belonged to Carlos' grandfather well before the area became a national park. The place was in … Continue reading Pedradura 2011
Sorry for my absence everyone. As you may be aware Madrid has been in quarantine for the last two due to the Covid-19 virus. I took a break from this blog to adjust to the changes this has obviously made in my life. But fear not! I am still drinking wine and some of my … Continue reading Sorry!
The first of three wines I tried at Vinoteca Vides. A relatively new region for me, D.O. Monsant in Tarragona, and what I thought was a new grape, Samsó, but which turns out to be Carignan with yet another regional name. Still I have only tried one other Carignan red before and from a different … Continue reading Vinyes Velles de Samsó 2016
Based in the trendy Chueca barrio of Madrid this wine bar has one of the most extensive wines by the glass menus. They sell over 120 different wines from every denominación in Spain, made from 65 different grape varieties. 45 of these are sold by the glass. If you are looking to discover Spanish wines … Continue reading Vinoteca Vides