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Unusual Sightings in Rioja

My favorite time to travel to wine regions is the spring; its not too hot, not too cold, and not too frenetic …

Rias Baixas

You may not realize it yet, but you love this wine!  The U.S. is the #1 export market, by a wide margin, …

Sherry pairings in Jerez

One could spend days in Jerez being amazed by the infinite pairings of dry sherry with food, if mostly to satisfy a curiosity of …

Destination Ribera del Duero

Barnyard rooster with chocolate scent Ribera del Duero is about 70 miles wide along the banks of the Duero River, with the …

Ribera del Duero

From the eastern part of Rioja to the heart of Ribera del Duero, it is only 125 miles or an easy 2 …

What to eat in Rioja

One of the many reasons why I love Spanish food is that it suits my lifestyle and diet, which includes small plates …

Destination Rioja

Rioja, like the rest of Spain, is a contrast in traditional and cutting-edge.  It’s reflected in the historic bodegas of Haro to the modern architectural …

A Night in Seville

This photo recalls a dreamy evening in Seville on a warm October night.  We flew in late, around midnight, from the cool …