Spain

Beyond Tapas: Catalan Cuisine as Food Heritage

The culture of tapas is well known around the world, and very popular in Barcelona, the city with most tourists in Spain. But Catalan cuisine has much more to offer.

Jun. 24 2019

World breakfasts, Spain: pan y tomate, churros, ensaimada

Bread and tomato in the morning is one of the best ways to start the day with gusto. A meal that, together with famous fritters dipped in chocolate and other specialties of the Balearic Islands, characterize the Spanish breakfast. Typical ...Leggi altro

Jun. 22 2018

Spain. The new DOP Rioja takes shape in the wine market

After an overhaul of the Reserva and Gran Reserva categories, which will go into effect in 2019, the denomination’s control board approved a second step in its 2020 strategic plan, introducing the option for producers to indicate a single vineyard ...Leggi altro

Aug. 24 2017

Spain. The new DOP Rioja takes shape in the wine market

After an overhaul of the Reserva and Gran Reserva categories, which will go into effect in 2019, the denomination’s control board approved a second step in its 2020 strategic plan, introducing the option for producers to indicate a single vineyard ...Leggi altro

Aug. 24 2017

Competition. And finally, a Spanish Prosecco, produced by Freixnet

Sooner or later, it was bound to happen. Freixenet, the Catalan winery, one of the top 10 producers in the world and leader in exports of Cava to over 150 countries, recently addedProsecco DOC and Prosecco Superiore DOCG to its ...Leggi altro

May. 28 2017

In Spain, rules tighten to fight alcohol abuse among youths

They call it the “anti-botellón” law. It will regulate in a single piece of legislation the use and abuse of alcohol among under-age Spanish youth.

Feb. 21 2017

Spain increases wine spending

The year 2015 was a banner year for Spanish exports, (2.6 billion euros), and the country’s overall wine sales brought encouraging news. At an average price of 1.05 euros per liter, 4,36 billion liters of wine brought in a total ...Leggi altro

Jan. 02 2017

Travel. Castilla-León: the mushroom tradition and nature of Soria

Enchanting views, timeless places, fertile lands. In northwestern Spain region Castilla-León, generous nature bars delectable fruits that characterize the local cuisine: mushrooms and truffles.

Nov. 18 2016

Haute cuisine and creativity: design serves the chef at Arzak through a window

Arzak in San Sebastian is one of Spain’s finest restaurants. Passion for design is of paramount importance. The latest invention changes the relationship between kitchen and dining room, and between chef and patron thanks to the genius of visionary Izaskun ...Leggi altro

Nov. 03 2016
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