The Literary Quarter was once home to Spain’s illustrious writers of the 16th and 17th centuries. Today, the charming pedestrian district is a popular area teeming with interesting bars, cafes, pastry shops and the best old taverns. According to tradition, Madrid is the place to taste Tapas, drink wine or small beers accompainied by calamari  sandwich, mojama with toasted almond, olives and wine  indeed ! These traditional establishments have been in operation for more than 100 years. This tour focuses in the time period of the famous writer Cervantes! On this walking tour of Old Madrid, you will discover an area

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Madrid Red Wines…Be local

There is nothing like a relaxing wine time We are passionate about wine and the flavors of our land! The centenarian grapes of Madrid are illustrated by their deep cherry color, their explosion of floral scents, their elegance and Mediterranean berry-herb combinations, including only a hint of orange citrus. Alnd  at the same time, your mouth is filled with a light , even crunchy sensation, with the acidic vertebral spines of the grapes, flavorful, almost saline, and with a reminder of when rain falls lightly on natural slabs granite. Wines full of excitement, elegance and  complexity.           Let us take you

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Architecture, food, wine & fine living

I am delighted to introduce a guest post today by our colleague Aitor Delgado from the Basque Country and La Rioja, amazing regions in the north of Spain, where you can find fine tapas (pintxos), great wines, and impressive old and contemporary architecture. Our favorites: the Frank Gehry buildings. If you are heading to Bilbao after touring the Modern Architecture in Madrid , and taste our Tapas , make sure to read his post to be inspired! The traditions and ancient culture of the Basque Country have in the last years evolved with the work of new artists in the

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