Tag: Spain

A Taxi to El Pison

I had the great pleasure of accepting an invitation to one of my favourite producers in Rioja, Artadi. A whistle stop tour that would give a huge insight into the extremely passionate and informative world of Juan Carlos Lopez, the proprietor of Artadi. I have been fortunate enough to have met many producers in my […]

From Rioja to Basingstoke

Last week saw a winemaking legend visit our Basingstoke HQ. Alvaró Palacios came to show us a fantastic selection of his (quite frankly astounding) wines and talk to us (all too briefly in the hour time-slot) about his wine making history. Starting at his family’s vineyard, Bodega Palacios Remondo (in Rioja), Alvaro trained for a […]

El Bulli; El Sexto Sentido

El Bulli was awarded its third Michelin star in 1997, and has ever since been fêted as the most original, most adventurous and most fabulous restaurant in the world, its owner Ferran Adrià (in us in the picture, further down) seen as the father of a style of cooking that has been imitated throughout the […]

Prophet of Priorat

Alvaro Palacios (left) has been at the forefront of the Spanish wine scene for some 20 years now so we at Berry Bros. were delighted that he could join us and guests at No. 3 St James’s for our ‘Prophet of Priorat’ dinner on 3rd July.