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For the casual fan of Spanish wines, it has been all about the Rioja. There are plenty of reasons why the rich reds of the region in the northeast of the country have conquered the ...
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In the middle of the 20th century, Spain built a tourist industry and an economy on the allure of its coasts, or costas. The attraction of Mediterranean beaches and long stretches of golden sand was ...
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When wine-lovers reach for a robust Spanish red, the province of La Rioja is the name that has global brand recognition. So successful is the reach of the north-eastern Spanish province that Rioja has become ...
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The classic images of Spanish culture usually come back to two notable creatures, the pig and the fighting bull. From Cervantes to Hemingway, Bunuel to Almodovar, references abound of dodging toros in the corrida or ...
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Catalunya remains prominent on the preference list of any visitor to Spain. Dali, Gaudi, and Messi may no longer be around but their influence lingers everywhere from the Camp Nou to the beaches around Figueres. ...
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Christmas markets in Spain and their traditions are long-established and family-oriented. Street markets offer traditional sweets and Nativity figurines, while cities vie to provide the most elaborate light shows. Seasonal fiestas and markets get into ...
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If you’re anything like the team here at Winetraveler, you love wine, food, Europe, and a trip to the beach. Believe it or not, it is possible to combine all your favorite things into one ...
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Sarah Phillips recommends some of her favorite unique wine experiences and asks other #Winetravelers to share theirs. Let us know the most interesting moments you’ve encountered at wineries in the comment section at the end ...
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Thinking of traveling to Madrid? If you feel Spain’s wine and tapas calling to you, the next step is booking that hotel. Madrid’s hotel scene is growing rapidly, with more options to stay in the Spanish ...
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One of Spain’s most famous Balearic Islands, Ibiza was once known as a party destination perfect for hedonists dancing the night away. While its animated atmosphere certainly remains in some areas, this Spanish island offers ...