Where wine meets music


Imagine this: you get home, answer the last few Whatsapp messages, kick back and let go of the day’s stress. You settle in with a glass of good wine, great music playing in the background. Sounds like a winning plan for pretty much any day, right? So we thought we’d pitch in and help you …

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Movies and wine: a lasting relationship


A few months ago, we put together a list of TV shows that revolved around wine. Classic shows and modern shows set in or around the world of wine. Iconic regions like Napa Valley, real stories about the world’s best sommeliers, or the infamous life of Rudy Kurniawan, one of the wine world’s best-known imposters. …

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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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Five Catalan Christmas Markets You Won’t Want to Miss


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December. It’s the holiday season, time for work parties, long weekends and… Christmas markets. Once those iconic areas have been set up in the city, that’s when you know Christmas is well and truly here. In today’s post, we highlight five of the markets taking place in Catalonia. Some have been going for decades, while …

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Ideas for a Weekend with a Focus on Wine


The weekend rolls around and we’re often left thinking, “What is there to do?” That’s easy. Anything that revolves around wine! It should come as no surprise that if you leave your plans to us, then wine and the local region will most definitely be involved. So, here are five ideas for plans that are …

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5 Essential Books About Wine


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Any wine lover should have four or five books about wine in their library. Coffee table manuals you can always turn to in order to find the answers to those stumpers that have a habit of cropping up from time to time. Straightforward, useful books, full of knowledge and interesting facts. It’s not easy to …

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TV shows and documentaries for wine lovers


Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime Video… everyone knows that there are countless content streaming platforms today. Movies, shows and documentaries that everyone is talking about and, let’s be honest, can save us during awkward lulls in conversation. “So, what are you watching?” Most would say, “Game of Thrones, it’s amazing,” “Breaking Bad, the best show ever” …

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Movies, vistas and great wine


Summer is full of fun things to do. BBQs with friends, dining outdoors, weekend (or longer) getaways, family lunches, catching up on a show or starting a new one… There is something for everyone. Summer is the time when (almost) anything goes, even heading up to a hotel rooftop in Barcelona to see a classic …

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Danny and Sandy For a Day


Do you remember those old movies that featured drive-in cinemas? The first image that comes to mind is probably from the movie Grease. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, sitting in the Cadillac, waiting for the movie to start at the cinema in a small American town. Well, drive-ins have come back with a bang—and they’re …

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