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Did you know the optimum serving temperature for CAVA is between 6º and 10º C Tasting Cava at the right temperature is one of the keys to full enjoyment. Cava must be served between 6ºC - 10ºC, the young, light cavas being served the coldest. For young Cavas ...read more
Mussels with white wine The stairway to heaven ! Mussels are an important product in Dutch shellfish cultivation. Approximately 200 million kg are produce worldwide each year, of which 57 million kilograms in the Netherlands. The majority of the mussels are...read more
Xarel·lo Grape Xarel·lo, the iconic indigenous variety of the Penedès, is a light-skinned grape from Catalonia and one of the most widely planted. The clusters are medium-sized and not too compact. Xarel·lo grapes adapt well to most soil types up to an...read more
One of the most enjoyables Catalonia food fest. Calçotades What is a Calçot? It looks like a leek and tastes like a mild onion.It actually is a green onion but milder and less bulbous than the normal one. Traditionally grown in certain areas of Tarragona,...read more
The Porrón The porrón has a sort of ballon shape with a open fluted throat which allows the server to fill it with either wine, bubbles, sangria, beer .... and once filled can be closed with a cork lid. It has too spout in one side, upward at 45º angle and with...read more
Cava Masterclass with Demos Bertran It is Sunday 9.30 and I have an appointment with Demos Bertran for a Cava Masterclass. I arrived about 30 minutes earlier and found him preparing everything for the taste. It's going to be a great day, 11 Cavas, sounds...read more