An Introduction to the Spanish Wine Region of Penedés


Our journey through Catalonia takes a brief pause to admire the Catalan wine region of Penedés. This area is applauded as one of the most exciting and privileged Spanish wine territories. Recognized worldwide for its exceptional white wines and cava, this area enjoys the esteemed DO (Denominación de Origen) accreditation. Tucked away between coastal hills, enjoying a serene…

Recipe to eat like a local: Crema Catalana


The quintessential Catalan dessert of all times: Crema Catalana or crema cremada (“Burnt cream”) is a refreshing citrus-infused cream, with a hint of cinnamon and a crunchy layer of caramelized sugar. It is made following a recipe that is pretty similar to the French crème brûlée. Crema Catalana is traditionally served on Saint Joseph’s Day (March the 19th…