Artisan stalls, Amnesty International-esque fundraising, mobile beer sellers and hippies strewn across the grass beneath billows of funny smelling smoke.
It looks like you've finally caught up, Spain. Welcome to the era of the ale. I am British. And I love a good drink. Make of those two sentences what you will. If there's something special about British pubs, it's the ale. Drinking an ale, for me, conjures up feelings of "home"; of sitting in a countryside pub in Yorkshire next to a crackling fire. A quick glance down the bar of any pub anywhere in the country is testament to just how many beers and ales call the UK home. It's common to see 3 or 4 different varieties in any standard pub, often rotating and changing in accordance to … [Read more...]
Wine! Jamón! Artisan Beers! Cheese! Cazalla! The Big Five - Ready and waiting for you in the Turia river bed from Thursday 31st March to Monday 4th April 2016 at the XXVIII Mostra de Vins, Caves i Licors in conjunction with the XXVI Mostra d'Aliments Tradicionals de la Comunitat Valenciana. Bit of a mouthful? In layman's terms that means a WINE FAIR and a FOOD FAIR. Together, side by side, living in alcohol-fuelled hungry harmony. The clientele of the Mostra de Vins is a bizarre mix of businessmen contemplating the latest bobal, groups of pensioners enjoying an all-out banquet having … [Read more...]