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
As some of you may know this blog is written by a Brit, and unless you've been in a coma for the last two years, you're probably aware that these are confusing times for your average Brit in Spain as the UK government fails over and over again to come to any agreement on leaving … Continue reading Some Upcoming Wine Tastings
Last week I went to one of Lavinia's wine tasting classes in Madrid run by Anna Harris Noble from tasteexchange.com. I'd signed up to this on a whim a week earlier because I know of Anna from other groups in Madrid and was curious to see her in action. So this write up is about … Continue reading Lavinia Tasting Classes by Anna Harris Noble
Last week I went to one of the regular wine tastings at Vino Premier on Calle de Francisco Silvela 25. I probably go to Vino Premier at least once a month and could do so more regularly if I just had the time. Their tastings are all in Spanish and cost between 5€ to 15€ … Continue reading Vino Premier, Madrid
A useful article by Spanish Sabores on their 6 favourite wine shops in Madrid.