New menus for a new beginning.
Bocopa, the Petrer based bodega, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. 1987 was the year that saw several small bodegas in DO Alicante pool their resources to improve their marketing prospects and production techniques and volumes. The new bodega brought together some 8000 hectares of vines, mostly in the Vinalopó and La Marina Alta together with 1800 vineyard owners. Today the bodega is one of Alicantes reference bodegas, producing more than 60% of the wine from the DO. But, right from the […]
Review of the weeks major food and wine events in Valencia
Sergio Peris is one of Valencia´s young `rising star´ chefs. He learnt his craft at Torrijos ( Valencia) and Abac (Barcelona) , […]
It was Jancis Robinson MW, who first identified Spain had a difficulty with marketing wines from regions other than Ribera del Duero, […]
An eclectic mix of activity for VÍ vid this last week! Firstly a seminar on three of the rice varieties which […]
The summer holidays seem but a distant memory and VÍ vid have started October at a fast pace. September had finished with our course reported in our last blog. Valencia is currently halfway through the 3rd Jornadas Gastronómicas de Arroces Marineros, a now well established fortnight where restaurants from the Association of Restaurants by the Las Arenas beach show their best traditional and modern seafood rice dishes, accompanied by wines from the Valencian Region and using DO Valencia rice varieties. 18 […]