Visiting Bodegas Gutiérrez Colosia

When I first visited El Puerto de Santa María in 2009, I didn’t know the first thing about sherry wines. I still remember my first sip of my father-in-law’s manzanilla (a bone dry style of sherry with a salty and yeasty flavor); it was intense and intimidating, and I...
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A Walk through Vejer de la Frontera

In southern Spain, I often find myself visiting what I’ve deemed “ugly-pretty” cities. They are places that aren’t manicured, where there are old decaying buildings and broken sidewalks. I absolutely love these cities and had begun to think that the truly picture perfect pueblo blanco of the tourism brochures didn’t...
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