Category Archives: Local Wines

Vino Español

Chatting about Spanish wine during dinner with our guests last night it again struck me how little knowledge there is about this great product amongst people who seem to know quite a lot about it in general. Of course this … Continue reading

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Spain the world number 1 producer of oil and wine

A few of the the things that often come to the table at El Guarda is olive oil and wine, both as a product as well as a topic for talks. Almost all our guest have seen the millions of … Continue reading

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Blaufränkisch and Zweigelt, lost in Ronda?

‘After the season is over, we are going to do all these things that we hadn’t time for during the last 8 months’. This is what we often said to each other whenever guests came back from a trip with … Continue reading

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Chinchilla, lovely people, lovely wine!

As we had pleasure to receive our wine connoisseur-friends Rob (see blog on El Chantre) and family recently, visiting a bodega was a logical part of the itinerary. As we are drinking Seis + Seis from Bodega Taller Doña Felisa for some months … Continue reading

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Bodega El Chantre, proofs bankers and doctors not only drink wine

If you have someone as Rob Zey – one of the most distinguished Dutch wine connoisseurs – as a guest at El Guarda, you simply have to visit one of the bodegas in the area. So we went to one … Continue reading

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Of course: Vinos de Ronda

One of the subjects I was sure to write about when I thought about blogging was local wine, just because I like wine… However my postings should not been seen as written by a professional, just by someone who knows … Continue reading

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