Sip Southern Spain at These 5 Essential Sherry Bars in Madrid

Three different varieties of sherry wine

Amongst wine connoisseurs, craft cocktail drinkers, and just the curious wine drinkers, a great deal of interest in sherry wines has been generated in recent years throughout Europe and North America alike.  It’s no wonder that so many curious travelers are looking to satiate their interest and drink sherry while on vacation in Spain. And […]

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 […]