• Popular Festivals
    The Grape Harvest Festival in ‘Cheste’ from September 24th to October 18th!

    The Cheste Grape Harvest Festival, scheduled from  September 24th to 18 October 18th, is already in the process of being declared a Festival of Regional Tourist Interest! With this celebration, which marks the beginning of autumn each year, the municipality pays homage to its patron saint, Saint Luke the Evangelist, since time immemorial, and commemorates […]

  • Food
    ‘BAR LA MURTA’ VINS i TAPES …THE HOT SPOT FOR SPANISH TAPAS

    Situated in Benimaclet Plaza, ‘Bar La Murta’ (Vins i Tapes) is like no other, and your time spent here will be full of life and accompanied by an exciting buzz all round. Despite sitting in the heart of a student hub, Bar Murta manages to be both truly family-friendly and serve mouth-wateringly delicious homemade tapas […]

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    TASTING FRENCH WINES IN VALENCIA

    For some time VÍ Vid has maintained an interest in the wines of the Languedoc Roussillon in Southern France. The problem has been the availability of the wines in Spain but the last two to three years has seen a number of new importers and distributors adding French wines in general and wines from the […]

  • Food
    WINE TASTING  IS BACK

    VÍ Vid is very happy to say that tastings have resumed and there are almost too many to go, as both distributors and DO (Denominación de Origen) organisations are keen to start showing their wines… after nearly three years in some cases! We have two sets of wines we can report on, following a visit […]

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    VALENCIAN WINES AT ‘MI CUB’ IN THE EMBLEMATIC  ‘MERCADO DE COLÓN’

    #Aside from being an iconic example of art nouveau architecture in Valencia, and a national monument, Mercado de Colón is best known for its many fine restaurants. One of Mercado Colón’s fine eateries is ‘Mi Cub’, an open-air tapas bar and restaurant. Located on the first floor of the market, the gastronomic terrace serves high-quality […]

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    SIX WINES FROM VALENCIA AND SEVEN CHAMPAGNES

    This month we look at six wines from DO Valencia and seven Champagnes from Taittinger. DO Valencia. DO Valencia covers the parts of the province not covered by DO Utiel-Requena and DO Cava. Alicante and Castellon have their own controlling bodies. It is split into a number of sub-zones which cover the area from Xativa […]

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    AWARD-WINNING ECOLOGICAL VALENCIAN WINES & SPARKLING WINES

    ##To say 2020 has been unusual in the wine community would be an understatement. With barely a decent tasting to be had since the end of March, Proava are to be congratulated on keeping the competitions going on the Government’s behalf! This year has seen the introduction of a new competition for wine with Certification […]

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    VALENCIA WINES, VERMUTS AND CAVAS OVER THE HOLIDAYS

    IN THIS ARTICLE WE LOOK AT SOME WINES, VERMUT AND CAVA RECOMMENDED FOR XMAS CELEBRATIONS Vermut ‘Secret Thing’ Bodegas Sebiran, DO Utiel-Requena 14.5% ABV. From the Campo Arcis bodega Sebiran. This is a new Vermut, another experiment turned ‘reality’ from Ken Wagener. Described as a ‘German Vermut’ in one newspaper, it uses white, rosado and […]

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    VALENCIA WINES ‘FINCA COLLADO’

    ##For this month’s article we have chosen to look at the current vintages available from Finca Collado, http://www.fincacollado.com, a bodega of reference in DOP Alicante and specifically in the Vinapolo town of Salinas in the interior. The bodega was re-launched under the ownership of Agro-Castello in 2008 and initially produced a white from Chardonnay and […]

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