Tag Archives: Toro

¡Vamos España! The Semi-Final Celebration

I watched with the world today (well, at least ALL of Spain) as the final seconds of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Semi-Final game ticked away and Spain emerged victorious over Germany with a score of 1-0. A momentous feat it was; and one reminiscent of the 2008 Euro Cup finals when they beat the…
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Vino y Chocolate (Wine and Chocolate)

Valentine's Day is just three days away and multitudes of people are scrambling for just the right dinner reservation, dozen of roses, chocolate, and/or wine. Well, let me make this easy for you - at least in part! This week's Wine of the Week just happens to be the perfect match for you and your…
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The Adventure Begins…

I'm sitting in the British Airways lounge at LAX. Thank God for lounges!!! Unfortunately, they don't have any Spanish wine or cava available, but there will be plenty of time for that. There is nothing like having five TVs to watch with daytime soaps, Divorce Court, and Martha Stewart. UGH! So... I pulled out the…
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Happy Anniversary – ¡Ole!

We celebrated our 8-year anniversary today and I decided to make a nice dinner and bust open a nice wine. A beatiful filet, some quinoa, and some (more than usually spicy) padrón peppers constitued the accompaniments to tonight's "main course" - a 2001 Quinta Quieted from the Toro region in Castilla-Leon (in north central Spain).…
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