Sommelier Isabelle Brunet, Sommelier Isabelle Brunet is our 100th Sommelier's Palate interview, which is most fitting as she is the sister of Christophe Brunet, the first Sommelier featured to launch this column. Isabelle is a highly respected Sommelier at the top of her game having spent the last 10 years at the legendary Monvinic wine bar in Barcelona as Sommelier and Wine Buyer ... read more >
Carlos Alvarez, Sommelier and Blogger, Barcelona, Spain Do you have a favourite wine bar? “Monvínic in Barcelona. Thousands of references in a cozy space served for very good wine waiters.” Sommelier Carlos Alvarez ... read more >
Sommelier Enrique Ávila Hernández from Barcelona, Spain "Monvinic in Barcelona ​​is a wine bar that leaves you impressed by their extensive wine, cuisine and high quality service together with their very professional staff. Highly recommended." Sommelier Enrique Ávila Hernández ... read more >
Tapas My very good friend, Christophe Brunet, just sent a communiqué from Barcelona informing us of his partner’s new Bed and Breakfast in Barcelona, Salsas & Co. Actually, looking at the website, http://www.salsasandco.com it is clearly more than just a Bed & Breakfast and also has Cookery Classes and a Workshop - all in the heart of Barcelona. ... read more >
Migeul's “Barcelona Chicken Curry”. Our man in Spain, that is at ‘A Taste of Spain’, Miguel Ullibarri, has an inexhaustible passion for food which appears to extend and “Loves curry and Asian food in general”. Having received a jar of the famous Duck Run Nonya curry, Miguel could not wait to track down a Chinese lacquered roast duck and plunged straight into a chicken ... read more >