Tag: wine tasting

Sant Jordi Festival in Barcelona

A day of Books, Wine & Gastronomy in Tours, Tapas & Friends – Gastronomic Center in Barcelona Roses, books and love: Barcelona is full of them on 23 April. In Catalonia the Book Day is an especially romantic festivity.  People in Catalonia celebrate the day of their patron saint, Sant Jordi, with a curious tradition.… Read more »

Art & Wine

Blanc Grande

An Experience at Mas Blanc i Jove Winery, Lleida An excerpt from Manel Colmenero’s award winning book Rutas del Vino, Bodegas de España para visitar y recomendar. Very close to the monasteries of Poblet and Santes Creus, in the Conca de Barbera, near the olive groves of Les Garrigues in the last town of the… Read more »

Spanish Wine and Food pairings

Cheese tasting

The Mystery of Wine Pairings, Uncovered in Barcelona Wine has been a stable element of Spanish gastronomy since Roman times. Winemaking and culinary traditions have hence evolved together. However, the art of food and wine pairings is a relatively recent phenomenon, which seeks to enhance gastronomic experiences by understanding that texture and flavor in both… Read more »

A Unique Experience for Wine Lovers

Representatives from Burgundy Wine Region

Representatives from Burgundy Wine Region in France visit FoodWineTours Just before the San Femin festivities, we encountered some truly brave bulls of the wine industry. Representatives from the Maconnaise district of the Burgundy Wine region in France wanted us to explain our company´s project and the virtues and inconveniences of the experiences market in Catalonia.… Read more »