Category Archives: Spain

Bohigas Brut Cava Reserva
Spain
December 17, 2016

Bohigas Brut Cava Reserva

The holidays are here and therefore it is time to celebrate with bubbly!  I love to serve any type of sparkling wine for Christmas, New Years, and birthdays.  It feels festive and to me is sophistication and elegance in a glass.  Last night we opened Read More >>

Wines of Spain Tasting
Spain
May 17, 2015

Wines of Spain Tasting

As many of you know I love nothing more than to head to Court Street Restaurant in Hoboken, NJ on a Saturday afternoon for a themed wine tasting.  The most recent that I attended was Wines of Spain.  Since these wines tend to be favorites Read More >>

Time for Bubbly-Casas del Mar Blanc de Blancs Cava Brut
Spain
December 31, 2012

Time for Bubbly-Casas del Mar Blanc de Blancs Cava Brut

Happy New Year everyone!  In anticipation of tonight’s festivities I think it is only appropriate that my last blog of 2012 be about bubbly.  We always hear so much about Champagne and even Prosecco but Cava from Spain needs more recognition.  This particular gem was Read More >>

Murray’s Cheese Bar & Abando Rioja
Spain
August 28, 2012

Murray’s Cheese Bar & Abando Rioja

I can’t help it-I am obsessed with cheese.  It is by far my favorite food.  If I suddenly became lactose intolerant this would be a problem.  I could exist solely on cheese and would be happy to do so (provided I had plenty of wine Read More >>

Ergo Tempranillo at Ventanas
Spain
December 11, 2011

Ergo Tempranillo at Ventanas

Last night I was surprised with dinner at Ventanas in NYC.  Ventanas is a new Spanish tapas restaurant located in the very fashionable Meatpacking district underneath the Highline.   Following in the footsteps of it’s two sister restaurants that I also love to frequent, Flor Read More >>

Malbec
June 30, 2011

Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar

In May I had the pleasure of visiting Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar for the first time.  I first heard of Ayza via Twitter and was immediately intrigued.  What could be better than an establishment that specializes in my three favorite things to savor: wine, Read More >>

Spain
September 8, 2010

La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi Reserva 2003

Last night I took my boyfriend to STK  in the Meatpacking District to celebrate his birthday with a melt in your mouth steak and some fabulous red wine.  Being that his all time favorite wine is rioja,  I was very pleased to see a selection Read More >>

Spain
November 8, 2009

Red, White, and Rioja

Spanish Rioja is quickly gaining popularity here in the United States.  This past week I went to my favorite wine bar Riposo 46 located on 9th Avenue at 46th Street.  On every visit I choose a Rioja since these bottles are extremely well priced and you Read More >>

Spain
November 2, 2009

Wined Up!

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Wined Up which is one of my favorite wine bars in NYC.  It is located above Punch Restaurant on Broadway and 21st Street.  The spot is quiet, cozy, and romantic with an impressive suspended wine wall holding Read More >>