NOT ONLY a GASTRONOMIC BLOG BY ELENA FERNÁNDEZ AND DIEGO ARÉVALO

Almavid: organic wines in the heart of Spain

A few months ago, I visited Fenavin, the most important Spanish wine fair in the world. I have always liked Mentrida PDO wines, so I decided to stop and try Almavid, a small family winery located in Valmojado (Toledo) and one of the few of the PDO that produces 100%...

Lakasa by Cesar Martin: seasonal and personal cuisine

I have never seen a restaurant that more clearly reflects the personality of its creator. After a long career in the hospitality world, Cesar Martin shaped his dream, Lakasa, a decade ago. Now, he has reconfigured your way to understand Italian cuisine with Mola Pizza...

Casa Marcial: a gastronomic journey from sea to sky

It is said that in many experiences the journey is an especially important part. When you visit Casa Marcial, this trip becomes a fundamental part. The 25 minutes that separate Ribadesella, a coastal town in Asturias in the North of Spain from La Salgar become a...

Harmony and diversity in the land of 1,000 wines

Bodegas familiares de Rioja has spent more than three decades trying to escape the long shadow of Rioja wine success. And trying to show that the best known Spanish wine region is simultaneously the most unknown They arrived in Madrid and put on the beret. And they...

Fenavin 10 X 10: a list of interesting and affordable Spanish wines

I had the opportunity to visit a few weeks ago the most important Spanish wine fair in the country (Fenavin) and one of the most relevants in Europe. I set myself the challenge of choosing the ten more interesting wines for 10 euros or less that I tasted. Or almost,...
Almavid: organic wines in the heart of Spain

Almavid: organic wines in the heart of Spain

A few months ago, I visited Fenavin, the most important Spanish wine fair in the world. I have always liked Mentrida PDO wines, so I decided to stop and try Almavid, a small family winery located in Valmojado (Toledo) and one of the few of the PDO that produces 100%...

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Lakasa by Cesar Martin:  seasonal and personal cuisine

Lakasa by Cesar Martin: seasonal and personal cuisine

I have never seen a restaurant that more clearly reflects the personality of its creator. After a long career in the hospitality world, Cesar Martin shaped his dream, Lakasa, a decade ago. Now, he has reconfigured your way to understand Italian cuisine with Mola Pizza...

read more
Casa Marcial: a gastronomic journey from  sea to  sky

Casa Marcial: a gastronomic journey from sea to sky

It is said that in many experiences the journey is an especially important part. When you visit Casa Marcial, this trip becomes a fundamental part. The 25 minutes that separate Ribadesella, a coastal town in Asturias in the North of Spain from La Salgar become a...

read more
Harmony and diversity in the land of 1,000 wines

Harmony and diversity in the land of 1,000 wines

Bodegas familiares de Rioja has spent more than three decades trying to escape the long shadow of Rioja wine success. And trying to show that the best known Spanish wine region is simultaneously the most unknown They arrived in Madrid and put on the beret. And they...

read more
Almudena de Llaguno: a pioneer journey

Almudena de Llaguno: a pioneer journey

We look at the moment that Spanish wineries are living in the US through the eyes of a true pioneer: Almudena de Llaguno. Almudena founded in 1985 with Steve Metzler Classical Wines from Spain, the first Spanish wine importing company in the country. Since then they...

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