Inside Devour: How a Bottle of Wine Changed Luke’s Life

This post is part of our Inside Devour series. We work with some of the most passionate and talented guides in the country—make that the world!—and we’re thrilled to tell you their stories. He didn’t become the next James Bond (as was his original plan), but UK native Luke Darracott discovered a whole new adventure […]

Spain for Everyone: The Wine Lover’s Guide to Spain

Top tip in our guide to Spanish wine: head to Madrid and discover amazing wine bars!

This post is a part of our Spain for Everyone series. The information below was curated by our expert guides across the country. They are wine lovers too, and this is their bucket list for you! Here in Spain, we’ve always been all about the wine! It’s true that beer is making a comeback, but […]

The Art of Tapas in Spain, Region by Region

Tapas in Spain are simple, fresh dishes best shared among friends.

The popularity of tapas has skyrocketed on the international gastronomic scene in recent years. Ask any self-proclaimed foodie to define “tapas,” and they’ll probably tell you something along the lines of “Spanish small plates.” That answer is correct in some cases, but not always! Yes, tapas are undoubtedly Spain’s most iconic contribution to world cuisine, […]

7 Spectacular Madrid Wineries Worth a Visit

Why just drink D.O. Vinos de Madrid at a bar when you can taste it straight from the source? That’s right—one of the most unique wines you can order in the Spanish capital is produced right here in the region of Madrid! We can’t imagine a better day trip than a visit to a local […]

Where to Buy Jamón Ibérico in Madrid (And Where to Eat It, Too!)

There are so many great places to buy jamón ibérico in Madrid. Pay attention to their professional slicing techniques!

If Spain had one national gastronomic treasure, it would undoubtedly be jamón ibérico. The country’s cured-to-perfection ham is unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before. When it comes from the pigs that are native to the Iberian peninsula, it’s even better. Of course, that probably means you’ll want to stock up! Here are our favorite places […]

Late Night Bites: Restaurants Open Late in Madrid

With its always-flowing vermouth and tasty tapas, Bodega La Ardosa is one of our favorite restaurants open late in Madrid.

Most visitors to Spain quickly become familiar with locals’ much-later mealtimes. Madrileños don’t sit down for lunch until 2 p.m. at the earliest, and don’t even think about eating dinner until at least 9 or 10! But what if you’re looking to eat even later than the standard Spanish mealtime? Here are some of our favorite […]

Cook Like a Local at These Fascinating Cooking Classes in Madrid

Cooking classes in Madrid will teach you everything you need to know about how to make paella and other classics!

You’ve fallen in love with Spanish cuisine over the course of your trip—now learn to recreate your favorite foods at home! Luckily, it’s easy to find cooking classes in Madrid that fit anyone’s taste, schedule and budget. Once you’re back home, you’ll be able to wow your guests as you whip up Spain’s most famous […]

5 Underrated Wines to Order in Madrid

One of our favorite wines to order in Madrid is classic white Verdejo!

Everyone loves Ribera and Rioja, but step outside the box next time you’re ordering wine! We love the classics, but sometimes it’s good to try something new. Luckily, that’s easy considering the area surrounding Madrid is home to some seriously incredible wine! While not as well-known as some of the big name vintages, it’s just […]

Drink Up at Our 8 Favorite Wine Bars in Madrid

Drinking a glass of wine (or several) in Chueca is essential during your 7 days in Madrid!

Spain is home to some of the best wine in the world, and there’s no better place than Madrid to try it. Whether you prefer Ribera, Rioja or anything in between, you’ll be able to find your vino of choice in Spain’s capital. Sipping on wine with the locals is an essential Madrid experience, but where exactly […]

Why You HAVE To Do a Teambuilding Activity in Madrid

After your teambuilding activity in Madrid, head out on the town! Try a local favorite like vermouth.

From historic architecture to modern, cosmopolitan culture to peaceful green spaces, Madrid just about has it all. And with the added touch of Spain’s famously friendly, personable culture, it becomes the perfect place for your team to get to know each other a little better. There are endless reasons why you should consider doing a […]