Since many people, including the worldwide-known sommelier Josep Roca, had enjoyed the pairing that I’ve made with Manzanilla and Nova Scotia lobster, I’ve decided to create another pairing to unite Jerez region with Nova Scotia. I believe that the key point of creating a dish is to use the local ingredients and try to combine… Continue reading FINO WITH ATLANTIC SALMON & VEGGIES
Today, I am celebrating the first anniversary of my arrival to Nova Scotia. Last year on December 7th,Nova Scotia welcomed us in our new address and since then, as well as being a part of the wine sector, I have been discovering the landscape, the culture, the cuisine and everything that comes with it. In this… Continue reading THE GEM OF EAST COAST: NOVA SCOTIA
Do you know what I did last summer? I’ve visited the wine region that I admire the most: Champagne. I was already in love with everything about Champagne before the trip. As a winemaker, it’s the production method that I’ve studied and admired the most; as a wine drinker, it’s the wine that I enjoy… Continue reading THE SMILING ANGEL
Happy International Sherry Week 2017 to everyone! According to good news, this year more than 25 countries are celebrating Sherry week with special events and tastings. Me, being lucky, I am celebrating it by creating a pour & pair blog. Since I am currently living in Nova Scotia, I’ve decided to create a dish with… Continue reading MANZANILLA & NOVA SCOTIA LOBSTER ON HARVEST TIME
Some memories are so special that it bothers me not having enough tools to remember or enough time to share them. The technical trip that we’ve made to Andalucía with my professors and classmates from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is one of them. We’ve made this trip in October 2014, so these photos on my… Continue reading SHERRYLANDIA
Aglianico is a special variety for me. It’s a grape variety that I’ve first met in the vineyard, before drinking any wine from it. When I saw it in the vineyard for the first time, it didn’t even have the grapes on it, just some young leaves and inflorescence. I was very curious about the… Continue reading HOW I MET AGLIANICO?
Nobody can stop the growth of sparkling wines! They are tasty, they are fresh, they are elegant; they go well before meal, with the meal and even after the meal… And they have already got rid of the “celebration drink” tag and started to be consumed daily. Well done bubblies! So, me focused on sparkling… Continue reading MY RECENT SPARKLING MEMO