Devour Madrid is tour company that provide a variety of Spanish food and drink focused tours. They also run tours in Barcelona, Seville, San Sebastián Lisbon, Paris and Rome. I have not been on any of their tours but I'm told they're very good and support local businesses. What I have attended is their monthly … Continue reading Devour Madrid: Uncorked Wine Tastings
One of the great things about living in Madrid is the plethora of wine tastings available here. I could be out every night and have to stop myself for the sake of my liver. Most of the tastings I go to are of Spanish wines. We are after all in Spain and there are 70 … Continue reading DOC Enoteca Italiana
Congratulations to Tomevinos Barrio Salamanca two years old this week. One of my favourite wine shops.
Last month I went to an Italian Wine Tasting organised by Club De Vinos Madrid. This group is run off Meet-up and arranges monthly wine tastings at various wine bars around Madrid. The tasting I went too was done by the bar itself rather than a member of the club, so it was professionally done. … Continue reading Club de Vinos Madrid
A great article by Anna Harris-Noble on her favourite wine haunts in Madrid. This article is one of ten that have been short listed in the jancisrobinson.com travel writing competition. If you are a subscriber to the page please vote for Anna. I will now have to check out the places Anna recommends as her … Continue reading Madrid for Wine Lovers
This week I have been writing up wines from the last wine tasting at Tomevinos.com. Tome Vinos is in fact a chain of shops with 10 outlets in Madrid. However I always go to Tomevinos Salamanca in Calle Ortega y Gasset. You would never know this place is part of a chain as it comes … Continue reading Tome Vinos Salamanca
Another event I’m hoping to attend in May to update myself on the Madrid D.O wines. Colmenar de Oreja is such a cute old town and well worth a visit.
Vallodolid is slap bang in the middle of several of Spain’s key wine regions. Each year they put on a train doing day trips to this area from Madrid so the Madrid residents can enjoy the region’s rich wine selection. The next train is tomorrow but they also have dates in May and June.
The other week I went to my first wine tasting by Eat Out Madrid hosted at The One Wine a boutique shop in Chamberi, Madrid. Eat Out Madrid is an English speaking social group on facebook and Meetup where we residents compare notes on the best places to eat in the city. They also do … Continue reading Eat Out Madrid – One Wine
Madrid & Darracott is a small boutique wine store in Calle Duque de Rivas, close to Plaza Mayor in Madrid. It was opened late last year, 2018, by Roque Madrid and Luke Darracott. Both had worked in promoting wines and the wine industry for many years and decided to open a shop to showcase their … Continue reading Madrid & Darracott