Food & Wine

Ruth Troyano
Journalist and sommelier

“You don’t need to know about wine to get excited about it”

You say communications strategies are fundamental for incentivising wine tourism. Is it so important to know how to communicate what we have and do?Communication is fundamental for wine tourism. Many wineries...

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through La Terra del Cava

In the morning:Forns Raventós (Santa Fe del Penedès)The winery’s founder, Albert Forns Raventós, was from a family of grape farmers who also sold wine as far back as 1836, according to family documents....

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Beans from Bages

Castellfollit de Boix has been linked with the local pulses since the 16th century

Ovnew: a GALACTIC food experience

Chefs Giraldo and Lieberman, from Spoonik, open a new restaurant devoted to sensory dining in the glass dome of the Hesperia Tower hotel in Hospitalet de Llobregat

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Pla de Bages

In the morning:Heretat Oller del Mas (Manresa)The Oller del Mas winery is to be found in a privileged area amid the mountains of Montserrat and the Sant Llorenç de Munt i l’Obac natural park, located...

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through DO Empordà

In the morning:La Vinyeta (Mollet de Peralada, Alt Empordà)This young project in Alt Empordà was set up by oenologist Josep Serra and his wife in 2002. It all began with the purchase of an old vineyard,...

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Cardedeu’s borregos

Legend has it that a baker first made the hard, sweet biscuits by accident

Direkte Boqueria
(Barcelona)

Catalan cuisine with an Asian touch

We’re back with a look at another restaurant that delivers signature cuisine — or cuina d’autor in Catalan — to Barcelona, lucky us! This time it’s Arnau Muñió’s tiny establishment on a corner...

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Alt Penedès

In the morning:Celler Vilarnau (Sant Sadurní d’Anoia)The Vilarnau winery is located in exceptional surroundings. The care taken over production, which shows rigorous respect for the environment, and...

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Llavaneres peas

The pèsol garrofal is sweeter and smaller than its more conventional brethren