Tagged with Cava

Let the harvest festival begin!

Let the harvest festival begin!

The wine grape harvest has gotten underway in some regions of Spain, and it stands poised to begin in others.   Apart from the obvious importance of this time of year to the incredible and varied wines made throughout this country, the harvest, or vendimia, is also really important for another reason: harvest festivals! Yes, it … Continue reading

Cheers! with Juvé&Camps

Cheers! with Juvé&Camps

Every year when the winter holiday season rolls around, I find myself eagerly looking forward to the prospect of consuming large amounts of Spanish Cava. Delighted with, frankly, everything about this Spanish bubbly, I invariably ask myself why I don’t make a point of consuming copious amounts of this quality sparkling wine year-round. Well, this … Continue reading

Tasting Spain in Toronto!

Tasting Spain in Toronto!

The Toronto International Film Festival has been going on in this Canadian city since September 10th and will last until September 20th, 2015. This prestigious international festival, which is currently celebrating its 40th edition, is not only drawing scores of film stars to this cosmopolitan city, but also filling its favorite gastronomic destinations with food … Continue reading

Toasting 2015!

Toasting 2015!

Spanish grapes are a New Year’s tradition in Spain in more ways than one. In addition to the millions of table grapes that are consumed every year at midnight, the clinking of glasses as the clock strikes twelve represents the ringing in of the new year with Spanish wine. All across the world, people turn … Continue reading

Spanish Cava Makers, Bubbling with Tradition

Spanish Cava Makers, Bubbling with Tradition

With the holidays approaching, it’s a good time to start thinking about stocking up on Spanish Cava. Of course there are many brands and types of Cava to choose from, ranging from those made by small winemakers to internationally operating large-scale wineries. Don’t know where to start? The following three Spanish wineries will most certainly … Continue reading

Say Happy Holidays with Cava!

Say Happy Holidays with Cava!

We talk a lot about Spanish Cava on this site and on Foods and Wines from Spain. And why not? This fine sparkling wine is unrivaled in many circles and enjoys acclaim both on a national and international scale. And with reason. Cava is as top quality as it is varied in terms of styles … Continue reading

Cava and Food, a Perfect Match!

Cava and Food, a Perfect Match!

Everyone knows that with so many different styles of Cava to choose from, this Spanish sparkling wine is perfect for drinking on its own, as an aperitivo (before a meal), an after dinner treat, or whenever the mood strikes or there’s something to celebrate. But Cava is also a fantastic match for a wide variety … Continue reading

Toasting International Women’s Day!

Toasting International Women’s Day!

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and what better excuse is there to celebrate women all over the world? Originally called International Working Women’s Day, this annual March 8th celebration began in Russia and Eastern Europe as a tribute to women’s economic, political and social achievements. These early political connotations carried over to the recognition of … Continue reading

Chee Kok Sen Receives Cava Honor

Chee Kok Sen Receives Cava Honor

In addition to teaching a Master Class at the Escuela de Hosteleria CETT(University of Barcelona) last week, Chee Kok Sen (Terry Jiro), the winner of this year’s ICEX “Flavors of Spain” Cooking Competition for Young International Chefs in Spanish Cuisine also received the honor of being named a member of the Joven Cofradía del Cava … Continue reading

Award Winning Recipe Revealed

Award Winning Recipe Revealed

“Sea Envelope” The winner of this year’s ICEX “Flavors of Spain” Cooking Competition for Young International Chefs in Spanish Cuisine, Chee Kok Sen (also known by the name Terry Jiro) is on his way back to Spain from Singapore this week to claim his prize. In a seven-day tour packed with visits to several iconic … Continue reading

Interview with Ivan

Interview with Ivan

Ivan Berezutskiy visited Barcelona a few days ago to enjoy part of his prize for winning the 4th annual ICEX International Spanish Cuisine Contest. He and his girlfriend had dinner at El Celler de Can Roca, where he was attended by Joan and Jordi Roca top Spanish chefs. The rest of the weekend they traveled … Continue reading