Made in Spain Gourmet News

Valderrama Extra Virgin olive Oil

Posted by Hugo Blanco on

Aceites Valderrama. A byword for quality and distinction. For more than 150 years now the members of each generation of the Valderrama family have maintained their dedication to producing a unique oil which has today become a global flagship brand thanks to the outstanding reviews published in the national and international press, and its use as companion to the menus and dishes of many of the world's leading restaurants. With a wide range of types of oil (one for each purpose), the key of varieties of olive used are hojiblanca, cornicabra, picudo, ocal and arbequina. The oil production method has...

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Estancia Piedra wines in Ireland

Posted by Hugo Blanco on

Between Zamora and Tordesillas in the region of Castile-Leon lies the town of Toro. On the banks of the Ribera del Duero, this ancient municipality has a history intertwined with the wine which bears its name. With literary references to the formidable draughts pressed from the millions of grapes watered by one of the great rivers of the Iberian peninsula, the produce of the D.O. Toro Designation of Origin has always been highly prized by lovers of wines made from an early-maturing variety with a wonderful balance of flavours and nuances. It is in this region that the Bodega Estancia Piedra winery has created a true paradise...

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Terras Gauda wines in Ireland

Posted by Hugo Blanco on

Bodegas Terras Gauda in Pontevedra has now established itself as a leading name in the sector thanks to the exclusive quality of its D.O. Rías Baixas wines. The winery in fact belongs to an even greater grouping comprising Bodegas Terras Gauda itself, Viñedos y Bodegas Pittacum (of the D.O. Bierzo Designation of Origin) and Quinta Sardonia, along with A Rosaleira vegetable preserves. With a dedicated commitment to achieving the highest quality standards within a process true to tradition, the Terras Gauda Group stands firmly by its responsibility in developing new techniques at its R&D department. Through partnerships with the CSIC (the Advanced Scientific Research...

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What´s the Spanish Gourmet tasting?

Posted by Javier Calpe on

Every few months we celebrate in the Dublin Central Hotel of Dublin, a Special event that we call Spanish Gourmet tasting or "La Cata". 

But what´s exactly La Cata? 

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