How many bottle sizes are there?

We’re used to seeing and drinking the same size of wine bottle. The 75 cl (750 ml) version. It is the most commercial and standard size, but there are others. We’re not only talking about magnum (1.5 L) bottles, but other lesser-known sizes which we’ll explain in detail below. Why is the 75 cl bottle …

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Five Essential Accessories for Wine Lovers

The world of wine is much more than just wine itself; there’s also a wide variety of accessories and tools that are sure to be on the radar of any wine lover. Since some are more useful than others, in today’s post we’ll reveal which are our five must-haves. Corkscrew This is, obviously, something completely …

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Original Valentine’s Day Gifts with a Focus on Wine


You can’t escape it. It’s that time of year when everything – TV, social media, your e-mail, and even supermarket offers – revolves around the day devoted to lovers. Even this post is about Valentine’s Day.   Although at first it might seem like it’s a holiday that has its fair share of critics, recent …

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What Does 2019 Have in Store for Us?


Another year has passed and once again we’ve got some new trends for the year that’s just begun: We already know that Pantone 16-1546 will be the color of the year. Smart speakers will mean that we’ll never be alone again. And “micro-influencers” will be the ones setting the trends from now on. What about …

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What’s the Profile of a Spanish Wine Tourist?

Enoturismo en españa - perfil del enoturista español

They’re over 46 and don’t have a huge amount of wine knowledge. This is a quick way to sum up the profile of Spanish wine tourists according to the latest report from the Spanish Association of Wine Cities (ACEVIN) about the demand for wine tourism in Spain in 2018. The study also highlights that this …

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Tablafina: Top-Notch Cured Meats, Preserves, and Tapas

restaurante tablafina

When you talk about Tablafina, three things must immediately spring to mind: cured meats, preserves, and tapas. That’s because these are the three items that form the basis of the culinary offering from NH Hotel Group that is being introduced in major European cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Marseilles, and Milan. Specifically, it’s is a …

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“When times get tough, you have to keep believing that the idea and the project are worthwhile.”

Meinrad Spenger (Knittelfeld, 1974) is revolutionizing the telecommunications industry. He came to Spain 13 years ago, and in 2006, he founded MASMOVIL, a company that is challenging the leading carriers in the Spanish market. What is the reason for his success? Perseverance and tenacity. And something else. Who is Meinrad Spenger? I’m an Austrian who …

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A label that captures the spirit of Barcelona

The label for the latest vintage of our Jean Leon Vinya La Scala Cabernet Sauvignon features a new artwork, inspired by the everyday city life of Barcelona’s Park Güell. The piece is by the post-modernist painter Josep Moscardó and reflects Jean Leon’s connection to Barcelona, a city where he and his family once lived. “The …

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What are the best wine and food pairings for the holiday season?

Maridaje vino y comida

The Christmas festivities are upon us, and you’re probably debating whether to prepare a traditional meal or break with convention and go for something a little different. Like every year, at Jean Leon we’ve put together several ideas, and whatever choice you make, these excellent wines will brighten your meal and surprise your guests. Let’s …

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This Christmas, let’s bring back the meaning of sharing

Most of us eagerly await this time of year and allow ourselves to get carried away by the magic of Christmas. It’s the season when we’re more generous, more excited, and have even more desire to share good times with our nearest and dearest. After all, Christmas is traditionally the time for sharing. According to …

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