Tag Archives: Spain

The Greatest Accomplishment is to be Yourself Against All Odds

To be yourself is not such an easy task… especially considering it takes a while to get to know who the heck we are… and even that can be a lifetime process. Sometimes we rebel against what was presented in … Continue reading

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To Live a Life Worth Living

After spending the day seeing ancient artifacts, cutting edge winery techniques, and tasting the top wines from one of the most prominent and famous wineries in Spain (let alone the world), it seemed that sitting there during our typical Spanish … Continue reading

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Powerful Things Can Happen When Women Come Together

The most powerful memories I have are typically triggered by smell, and I think these important moments in our childhood are often times reflected by the images that are conjured when we smell and taste wine. Some of Marta Casas’ … Continue reading

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Better Sense of Community Over a Glass of Ribera del Duero Wine

Many people ask me why I am so obsessed with wine. How can I spend so much time researching it, talking about it, dreaming about it? Well, everything that drives us in our lives is usually connected to some unresolved … Continue reading

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Living Life on Your Own Terms with Cava Sparkling Wine

As I sat in an exquisite room with beautiful vineyards in the backdrop, in Penedès, Catalonia, Spain, eating the heaven sent Jamón Ibérico de Bellota and drinking some of the best, long-lived Cava sparkling wines, I found myself drawn into … Continue reading

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Keeping Vitality in Soil & in Our Soul with Wines from Spain

“I would like to point out the issue of vitality of the soil because usually the person who speaks about terroir does not think about the life of the soil.” This quote got me thinking about how many of us … Continue reading

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Deconstructing the Terroir (Sense of Place) of Rias Baixas, Spain with a Memorable Couple

I have to admit I often drink wine without thinking of what I am pairing it with. I am not super sensitive to wine affecting food or food affecting wine. I have a great respect for a person who has … Continue reading

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