Iberian ham tour to the Sierra of Aracena

Yesterday I took some clients from Thailand on my Iberian ham tour to the Sierra of Aracena, a mountainous area to the northwest of Seville. Even though it was 11 April, it was 6ºC when we got to the Iberian pig farm! This is not normal for the month of April. In...
Cheese tasting in Seville

Cheese tasting in Seville

Very shortly I will be adding a new activity to what is offered by A Question of Taste. We will be giving people who visit Seville a chance to attend a cheese tasting. The tasting will be held at a great location that is very close to the centre of the city. In the...
Food and wine tours Seville 2018

Food and wine tours Seville 2018

The year has started very well with quite a lot of food and wine tours already. There have been quite a few tapas tours and wine tastings in Seville as well as tours to Jerez de la Frontera, to Sanlúcar de Barrameda, to the Sierra of Grazalema, to Ronda and to the...
A Week in San Sebastian Part 4

A Week in San Sebastian Part 4

Another of our one-day tours was to the Rioja wine region. This is Spain’s most famous area for red wine with the Tempranillo grape being the most widely planted variety. The other principal red grapes are Garnache, Mazuelo or Carignan, and Graciano. We visited...
A Week in San Sebastian Part 3

A Week in San Sebastian Part 3

On one of our day trips out of San Sebastian we started with a visit to a cider mill. CIder is very popular along the northen Spanish coast, often in places that are not suitable for producing grapes. Most of the cider that is produced is still and to produce some...
A Week in San Sebastian Part 2

A Week in San Sebastian Part 2

On three of the days of the San Sebastian trip we ventured outside the city. The first visit was to a cheese producer not far from the city. They produce a cheese calle Idiazabal which has its own Denominación de Origen or Appelation, located in both the Basque...