La Bota de Palo Cortado 92 – “Pata de Gallina”

In the 1980s a young undertheflor would watch a program on the TV called “The Day the Universe Changed”. In it, the great James Burke tells the story of the advancement of human knowledge and the humans that advanced it. Nerdy as it may be, it was absolutely outstanding, a celebration of achievement and knowledge, … Continue reading La Bota de Palo Cortado 92 – “Pata de Gallina”

The Greatest Show on Earth: the wines of el Corral de la Moreria 

Looking back at what was a pretty fun 2017 as a blogger it dawned on me that I had never properly written up what was probably the best night of the year, an absolutely unforgettable evening in Corral de la Morería. The Corral de la Morería is Madrid’s and the world’s most famous, and probably … Continue reading The Greatest Show on Earth: the wines of el Corral de la Moreria 

Lakasa

Another long awaited reopening here in Madrid – Lakasa. The new edition is bigger, brighter, sleeker, in a cosy new location and, as promised, has a super list of sherries and manzanillas.  There are 23 in total and 19 by the glass (and even 15 by the half glass, which strikes me as a fantastic idea). Some … Continue reading Lakasa