Some great moments in restaurants and eating houses. Recalling 2014.

Some great moments in restaurants and eating houses. Recalling 2014.

The best memory of 2014 The last meal with Jean Luc Figueras. Flores de calabacín y "espardenyes" de mar The best dish of Spanish ham in the world Restaurante Jaylu. Sevilla Peas Jean Luc Figueras Jean Luc Figueras Nandu Jubany. Calldetenes Koy Shunka. Barcelona Restaurante Askua. Valencia Disfrutar. Barcelona Guisantes con trompetas amarillas y trufa from Tickets Restaurante Alameda. Fuenmayor   Tomatoes Quique Dacosta. Denia Casa Escartín. Calatayud Restaurante El Padre. Madrid Els Casals. Sagàs   The best fries & Co. Restaurant Cal Tallón. Olesa de Montserrat Chez L’Ami Louis. París El Passadís…Read more
The fall and rise of Garnacha in Aragon?

The fall and rise of Garnacha in Aragon?

By Norrel Robertson  As I write the 2014 harvest in Aragon is drawing to a close for what has been an up and down vintage where we have seen possibly the largest quantity of Garnacha in Spain since the 2004 vintage. Quality is likely to be determined by those who were brave enough to drop crops before veraison and to avoid the risk of disease, especially botrytis, which attacks over cropped, tight and compact bunches that Garnacha produces when intervention is eschewed in favour of kilos. For many producers, growers and wineries this has…Read more