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New York Eats Spain Up!

New York Eats Spain Up!

If you happen to find yourself in New York City this week  you should be sure to stop by for any of the fantastic events organized as part of the 2016 Eat Spain Up! program. Spanish gastronomy, as we all know by now, is enjoying a heyday, and Spanish chefs, ingredients, regions, and even design, all play … Continue reading

PDO Queso Majorero

PDO Queso Majorero

One of the articles featured on the current home page of Foods and Wines from Spain tells the story of Grupo Ganaderos de Fuerteventura S.L., a company that has made a name for itself both in Spain and abroad as producers of Maxorata, a brand of top-quality PDO Queso Majorero, a traditional goat’s cheese from … Continue reading

Verdú Cantó Saffron Spain

Verdú Cantó Saffron Spain

In the nearly two decades I’ve lived in Spain, I don’t think I’ve ever traveled back to the United States without bringing a small box of Spanish saffron with me for someone or other: my parents, my friends, my brother’s neighbor, my niece’s teacher… there’s just something so evocative about giving someone the gift of … Continue reading

Crisp Spanish Cucumbers

Crisp Spanish Cucumbers

Unsung heroes in a wide variety of dishes, Spanish cucumbers (pepinos) are wonderfully flavorful, crisp and refreshing. Also, thanks to the mild climate in Andalusia (where the vast majority of Spanish cucumbers are cultivated) and innovative growing techniques, cucumbers are available nearly year-round in Spain, resulting in an annual cucumber harvest of around 740 thousand tons, or more than 25% of all European … Continue reading

The wide world of Spanish wines

The wide world of Spanish wines

Foods and Wines from Spain home page, including a look at two Spanish wineries that seem to be at near opposite ends of the wine industry spectrum – a fact that once again confirms how diverse the world of Spanish wines truly is. Founded in 1729, Bodegas Alvear is a stalwart symbol of traditional Andalusian wine producing region DO … Continue reading

Tapas in Barcelona: Part I

Tapas in Barcelona: Part I

With Alimentaria right around the corner, people are getting their ducks in a row for spending a few days in the beautiful city of Barcelona (Catalonia). This massive Spanish and international gourmet trade fair takes place in this city every two years, with the next event scheduled for this coming April 25th through April 28th. … Continue reading

Olive Oil in Castile-León

Olive Oil in Castile-León

Spanish olive oil is famous all over the world – there’s no surprise there – but many consumers (both in Spain and abroad) associate this top product with regions like Andalusia, Extremadura, Castile-La Mancha, and even parts of Catalonia, and with good reason. But northwestern Spanish region Castile-León is also starting to make a name … Continue reading

Gourmet Fair Flavors Madrid!

Gourmet Fair Flavors Madrid!

The Salón de Gourmets is well under way in Madrid this week, capping off its four-day run tomorrow. Organized annually by Grupo Gourmets, this has been a special year for this prestigious trade fair, which is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary. Year after year this massive event entices visitors from all over the globe in search … Continue reading

The Best Resource for Doing Business

The Best Resource for Doing Business

It’s no secret that Foods and Wines from Spain is an incredible resource for all things related to Spanish gastronomy, including product information, recipes, guides to restaurants and gourmet stores selling Spanish goods around the world, links to fantastic videos about Spanish gastronomy on the site’s YouTube channel, information about wines, regions, food history, features, … Continue reading

Choosing Halal!

Choosing Halal!

It’s no surprise that Spanish food is renowned for its quality and diversity around the world. In addition to its universal appeal, Spanish food is also a popular choice among more specific consumer groups with diverse dietary needs. These include Muslim consumers both in and out of Spain who turn to this country’s growing range … Continue reading

Almond Time!

Almond Time!

I caught a glimpse of the first sign of spring this morning as I rounded a corner in my neighborhood and ran right into a blooming almond tree. Recent sunny skies, rain and mild temperatures may have contributed to this magical springtime moment, but whatever the case it’s always a welcome surprise and reminder of … Continue reading

Bodegas AALTO soars!

Bodegas AALTO soars!

Can you imagine what it might feel like to have you wine named the sixth best wine in the world? The sixth!!! I honestly can’t, and that’s not because I don’t actually have a wine of my own, but because it just seems like it would be such an incredible and validating achievement. In any … Continue reading

Tasting Spain in Mexico City!

Tasting Spain in Mexico City!

Though for some the holidays are a time for enjoying the company of family and friends, for others they provide the perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping and everyday life, and go on a trip to discover a new and wonderful destination somewhere else in the world. However, holiday traditions … Continue reading

Traveling Persimmons!

Traveling Persimmons!

Last month Madrid once again hosted international produce fair, Fruit Attraction, an annual event that brings Spanish producers and vendors in touch with buyers from all over the world. This year, “Kaki Attraction, the International Persimmon Symposium” was held within the framework of this fair, as a coming together of representatives from the thriving Spanish … Continue reading

Our Home has a New Look!!!

Our Home has a New Look!!!

If you still haven’t had the chance to check out the new look of Foods and Wines from Spain, then now would be the perfect time to do so! The site’s vibrant new design incorporates a clean look that is extremely user-friendly and that (we hope) will encourage people to delve even further into the … Continue reading