A blog about Spain; its culture, gastronomy and people. Basically I write about my experiences in Spain and try to share the best of this magnificent and varied country with those who have an interest in all things Spanish. Anything from recipes,fiestas,photos,birds of prey,walks,wine,bodegas, meals,mountains and .visits to new places. My name is Paddy Waller and I have lived in Spain for more than 25 years. I hope you enjoy the blog. Disfruta!
Wine is the lifeblood of Spain. Pure and simple. It is tradition, culture, gastronomy, family and an intricate part of life here.There’s hardly a region that doesn’t produce the noble fermented juice. It’s three thousand year old industry, which since Phoenician … Continue reading →
This is the first of a series(Talking with Spain) of short interviews with local people to give you a window into the lives and/or businesses of local people in Valencia and Teruel. This first one is with Pablo Calatayud, who owns … Continue reading →
Today the draw took place for the excellent Valenciano wine! The three bottles of “Maduresa” wine produced by Celler del Roure, a prestigious wine producer from Mogente in Valencia, have been won by: DAVE CRONIN of Hertfordshire, Congratulations to Dave … Continue reading →
Want to win some great Spanish wine from Valencia? At The Spanish Thyme Traveller we visit some of the most interesting wineries in Valencia on our food and wine tours. Our tours are about experiencing local food and coming in … Continue reading →
Not far from the inland town of Utiel, in Valencia, there is a large basin for treading grapes which has a canal connecting it to a holding tank. Oooh! Wow! So? Well, the interesting thing about this ‘production unit’ is … Continue reading →
Even if you have only visited Spain once or twice on holidays you could not have helped noticing that wine is central to Spanish culture and gastronomy. Every region of Spain cultivates,produces and consumes wine.You cant say that it literally … Continue reading →