Food & Wine

A Catalan Christmas

How different can the festive celebrations be between England and Catalonia? A long-term resident from the UK gives his impressions of what separates the two traditions

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Tarragona

In the morning:Mas del Botó (Alforja, Tarragona)The winery is located at the source of the river Cortiella, which gives its name to the valley and the parish of Santa Maria de Cortiella. Of the the property’s...

BASKET. TEXT. CUINA magazine. PHOTO

Bitter but versatile

A winter salad green from head to toe

Wine as an experience to remember

Increasingly more wineries around Catalonia are offering wine tourism activities as a way of promoting their products as well as adding more value to the consumer experience

eating out. BARNEY GRIFFITHS

Cal Cuc

Catalonia Today goes in search of eateries with a difference

SEPTEMBER FOOD PROGRAMME. CUINA magazine

Signs of change on the horizon

Figs, the grape harvest, truffles, almonds, rice and snails are all indications that the hot summer season is coming to an end and autumn is beginning with its many gastronomic delights

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Garlic from Belltall

Tradition counts in choosing the right garlic

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Priorat

In the morning:Clos Figueras (Gratallops, Tarragona)Given that Priorat is so close to Tarraco (now Tarragona), the ancient Roman capital of the Iberian Peninsula, it is not surprising that vineyards have...

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Penedès

In the morning:Raventós Rosell (Masquefa)The Raventós Rosell winery began operations in 1985 with the marriage of Joan Raventos Rosell and Maria Carmen Ferrer Vallverdú. But Joan’s connection to wine...

Food for thought

Chef Albert Adrià has recently opened the restaurant Enigma to add to the five other establishments in his ambitious elBarri project in Barcelona