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Wine Tourism at the edge: hunting the Rufete in northern Spain


By Andrew C Ferguson Describing my day job as Chief Ninja in the Council’s Democratic Services Black Ops Division, as I sometimes do, probably gives it a veneer of glamour that’s slightly misleading, if I were being honest. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy it, and try to give 100%. But like most people, […]


What´s Up in May in the Wineries of Txakolí


While strolling through the charming streets of Bilbao or San Sebastián, you probably noticed impressive rows of cider-like green bottles lining up in almost every pintxo bar. Once you get inside, you can witness the extraordinary process of serving this magic potion from a great height, which for a lot of foreigners can be quite […]


Wines in and around Ronda: bright and stunning


After visiting Andalusia, our wanderlust could only grow and the list of places to explore got longer. At this point, we were enthused by virtually everything, we were wondering what else could surprise us.. We went to beautiful Ronda. Why Ronda? Actually, because we were looking for a combination of wines and unspoiled places, not […]


Wine tourism around the cathedral-like wineries in Catalonia

Wine tourism in Catalonia: where it all begins


Catalonia is a wine tourism and foodies destination highlight. We all agree that Barcelona is worth all the hype, but it won’t just stop there. There is a plentiful of experiences in the rest of Catalonia, all well designed for wine lovers. It goes well beyond the simple wine and cava tasting, as participating in […]


Where wines best reveal their character


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