Our 100th The Sommelier’s Palate – Isabelle Brunet, Sommelier & Wine-Buyer at Monvinic, Barcelona

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 and has just been nominated in the “Premios Nacionales de Gastronomia” in the category  ‘Mejor Sumiller’. She recently left Monvinic to embark on an exciting new project of her on.

The Sommelier’s Palate continues to grow in popularity and many readers have commented on how valuable the restaurant and wine bar recommendations are, as well as the excellent wine insights. So, onwards and forwards…to our next target 200 Sommelier’s Palate. Read More >

The Sommelier’s Palate – 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 >

The Sommelier’s Palate – 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

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Barcelona Bed and Breakfast – Salsas & Co

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 curry, sending this picture as evidence, now known as the “Barcelona Chicken Curry”.

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Migeul's “Barcelona Chicken Curry”.