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History of Madrid – D.O Madrid

*COMING SOON from January 2020* – Spain de Vino will soon be hosting bi-weekly tastings in English with a maximum of 8 participants.

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The New Spain – New Wave

The face of actor Javier Bardem adorned the front cover of Time Magazine in 2004 under the title ‘Spain Rocks’. The lead article went on to proclaim the remarkable resurgence of the country in ‘the arts and architecture, business and foreign affairs, food and sports…´ But as Spain reinvented itself as a country, so too did it’s wine industry. Over the same period, new … Read More The New Spain – New Wave

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The Spanish Guitar – Rioja

The Spanish guitar – Rioja If it were possible for the sound of an instrument to distil the spirit of a people, then surely the Spanish guitar does just that. Indeed, the opening phrase of the Adagio in Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez arguably says as much about the Spanish disposition as any historian or commentator has ever managed. Having fallen into a steady decline … Read More The Spanish Guitar – Rioja

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The Expression of Wine in Art

Wine has proved a popular theme for Spanish painters over the centuries with artists such as Velazquéz, Goya and Sorolla all leaving their own take on its importance and significance to the society of their times. In this tasting we take a look at some of the paintings that are on display in Madrid’s main galleries, and discuss how the expression of wine in … Read More The Expression of Wine in Art