At Whistlestop Restaurant Spanish dinner w VB winery. Zarangollo with Serano ham and cheese sauce, first course:

This first course consisted of strips of roasted tomato and sweet red pepper topped with a soft pungent cream sauce with serano ham, imported from Spain, on the side. Piedad and Maria from VB Winery in Spain guided us through the courses and paired wines. Paired WINE: VB Syrah Rosé (Extremadura – Spain) – PostedContinue reading “At Whistlestop Restaurant Spanish dinner w VB winery. Zarangollo with Serano ham and cheese sauce, first course:”

How excellent would lunch have to be to wow seasoned foodies? Read on.

I lunched with Maria (L) and Piedad (R) from VB winery, visiting from Spain, at Ancaster Old Mill. We agreed without a doubt that this meal wowed us. We had Lake Erie Pickerel, Rack of Lamb, and a creative Pasta with mixed vegetables. Paired beautifully with Vineland Riesling & VB Vizana Tempranillo. Super experience. –Continue reading “How excellent would lunch have to be to wow seasoned foodies? Read on.”

Winemakers from VB in Spain visiting all week for events & tastings. Here we are after decadent lunch at Treadwell, Port Dalhousie, Niagara.

VB Is short for Viticultores de Barros. The winery is in Ribera del Guadiana, Extremadura, Spain. Piedad and Maria Angeles handle their exports and work closely with head winemaker Francisco Esteves. We have a whirlwind week ahead. – Posted using MobyPicture.com

Bodegas Viticultores de Barros – Extremadura, Spain

Almendralejo, Spain, July 2010. Revised April, 2012 I had the pleasure to visit this fine winery in the Extremadura of Spain. The DO (Wine Region) is called Ribera del Guadiana. These charming, talented people make superb wines. And they are surprisingly affordable. This crazy world needs more good news! The white wines are called “EmperadorContinue reading “Bodegas Viticultores de Barros – Extremadura, Spain”