Posts Tagged ‘Wine’

Food Inspiration from Basque Spain

For today’s featured photo, I thought I’d share with you one of my favorite pinxsos (tapas) from a recent wine and food tour of the Rioja region of Spain.

Rainy Day Blues and Red Wines

On a day plagued by persistent showers, and swirling winds, I was caught in the worst of it. Dripping wet, my bag heavy from food shopping, I sought the shelter of the most favorable place I could think of. I happened to be only steps away from Sheridan’s Wine Bar. Nearly five pm on a rain soaked walk home. What a better reason for enjoying a sneaky glass?

Poor Colorado Snowfall inspires Spanish Wine Adventure

Marginal ski conditions and lingering injuries precipitated a last minute change in travel plans. Off to Spain to explore the famed wine regions of La Rioja and Ribera del Duero, where in between blustery showers and frigid gales, we sipped and savored the local fare, and gained great appreciation for one of the world’s top culinary destinations.

Travels in Languedoc

Highlights of a week traveling through Languedoc region of France during autumn of 2009, a highly relaxed and inspired journey, punctuated with frequent visits to the region’s myriad of wineries.