Talking with Spain: Edu the Wine Shop Owner

Wine shop in Spain

We continue with our Talking with Spain series which focuses on personalities from all walks of life in Spain. This week we talked to Edu who is the owner of an excellent wine shop in Xativa, called “Un Vinet? “. His shop … Continue reading

The Joys of Discovering in the South East of Spain

Typical salad

“Amazing, stunning, beautiful, awesome”……..nowadays these words have lost much of their descriptive value as we bloggers/writers(not all!) overuse them to exhausting excess and  look for adequate vocab to impress upon our readers the beauty or uniqueness of something we are … Continue reading

Three Bottles of Maduresa

Food and Wine tours in Spain

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

Discovering the interior of Spain: The Iberos and their Ipads.

Mountains and history

The vast majority of the  fifty five million visitors who come to Spain each year  come to visit the country for the sun and sea  or to  visit one or  more of the big cities. Very few actually go inland … Continue reading

The Traditional Bodega was Something Different in Spain before “the Wine Tour”.

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