Things are growing at Juvé y Camps

One of my friends in Penedès is one of the winemakers at Juvé y Camps, and he is so kind as to keep me posted on what is going on in the vine yards. This gives me a chance to keep up to date with how everything is going and what they think about the coming harvest. This spring…

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New Cava at the Raventós i blanc family

Last October we had the pleasure to stay some nights at the producer Raventós i Blanc. Any of you following the blog also know that their De Nit is one of my favourites right now. We had a lovely time there, and walking the vineyards in the misty morning is more beautiful than words can explain. Today I got…

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Cava on swedish web-tv

This weekend I had the chance to participate in a cooking show on UNT web tv. I was there to talk about Cava, since Liselotte (the chef) was making tapas. We had a wonderful time, and the tapas that Liselotte cooked was absolutely wonderful, with one of my favourite tapas, padrones. But also Manchego, marinated olives and patatas con…

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A reserva with Royal heritage.

Now we are in June, and none is happier than I, because this means official summer! One good thing with summer is that even “un-bubbly people” understand that it is time to put some sparkling in the fridge. And I start June off with a recommendation that I came across on my first visit to Penedès and Freixenet. Reserva…

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A perfect wine for a Saturday

This week I had the great pleasure to host a cava tasting for a fantastic wine tasting group in Stockholm. So many wonderful and interested wine loving people. One of the wines I had with me to present was Recaredo´s Brut Nature 2007. A wonderful Cava that I have talked about earlier here on the blog. Recaredo is a…

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