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The Porrón, a basis of the Spanish wine culture

Porron. Is een uniek drinkvat dat lijkt op een kruising tussen een karaf en een gieter. De hals is smal als die van een fles wijn en de bodem is breed als die van een wijnkaraf met een lange en dunne tuit. Velen die de porrón voor het eerst tegenkomen, vragen zich af: “Is dit…

Catalonia’s 12 wine DOs

Catalan wine: the 12 DOs you need to know A vineyard | photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash Did you know that Spain has 96 individually recognized wine regions, and 12 of those are in Cataluña alone? They are called DO’s, Designations of origin. The reason they were created is because each area has a…

Rioja vs Priorat

Wine tasting | Picture by: Laurel Widdoss Spain is well known for its huge number of wine regions, so it might not surprise you that Spain is the second largest wine producing country in the world. With famous wine regions such as Andalucia, Castilla y León, Rioja and Priorat there is plenty of choice for…

A must read food guide for Barcelona

  Barcelona is full of traditional and non-traditional food throughout the city. When first travelling to a new place, typically a tourist’s first goal is to get as local as possible and taste the food of the region. In Barcelona there is definitely no shortage of amazing spots for brunches, tapas, or cava filled dinners…