Tag Archives: Cava

Tasting Spain with Campos de España

      Spanish wine has been in the news off and on over the past few years. The quality of wines coming out of Spain for the price point is virtually still unequalled in the world of wine today.  Some would argue with this statement; but when you add the tremendous breadth of varietals…
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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Bubbly!

I love the holidays. People smile more and are generally a little nicer; the weather starts to cool down (that is, unless you live in Southern California); and the bubbles flow more freely and more often. Pour me some Champagne, right? No! I say, “Keep your Champagne and give me Cava!” For those who have never…
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Codorníu-Raventós/Aveníu Brands Winemaker Tour

Recently seven of the world’s finest winemakers converged for the first time in the United States. New York City and Washington, D.C. played host to the first-ever Codorníu-Raventós/Aveníu Brands Winemaker Tour which aimed to bring together the eight winemakers which make up the Codorníu Raventós portfolio. Representing ten wine regions in three countries these winemakers…
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Fetured Wine: Castillo Perelada (Cava)

Cava. It's not just for breakfast anymore! I am a huge fan of Cava. I find it more flavorful and approachable than Champagne. It is less pretentious and less expensive than it's northern sibling as well. It has also become a daily part of my food preparation experience. Yes, food preparation. Ever since my trip…
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Move Over Champagne – Here Comes Cava!

Well, I figured it was time to do a video post. So, I thought I would start with cava. With the holidays right around the corner, what better subject to post on than cava - Spain's champagne. The three Cavas displayed on the table are Segura Viudas Brut Reserva, Freixenet Extra Brut, and Poema Brut.…
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