Gastro&Enology
Time To Get Some Tasty And Slow Cooking Done

Time To Get Some Tasty And Slow Cooking Done

In this new, calmer, more mindful chapter of your life, where you enjoy every single moment, the art of slow cooking becomes more meaningful. Although you have always been fond of cooking, the truth is that you rarely had the time to enjoy it. But now, in the comfort...

New Ways To Turn Your Wine Into A Cocktail

New Ways To Turn Your Wine Into A Cocktail

Sangria aside, wine cocktails are a critically endangered species. Although there is no one recipe for Sangria, and bartenders love riffing on the classic wine punch, its freshness and sweetness make it an uber popular option, especially in high summer. But there is...

Top Tips For Storing Your Wine

Top Tips For Storing Your Wine

And so you have finally gathered in your very first harvest. You chose the wine grape variety and looked after the vine during growing season and throughout quality control. You were also personally involved in the classification, destemming, crushing, fermentation...

Is Ronda the Spanish Napa Valley?

Is Ronda the Spanish Napa Valley?

The interesting fact here is that a country with a wine-making tradition dating back to ancient times such as Spain, does not have only one 'Napa Valley'; it has many worldwide celebrated wine regions. In 2004, the movie Sideways won an Oscar for Best Adapted...

The History Of La Melonera

The History Of La Melonera

La Melonera is synonymous with effort, ambition, love and hope.La Melonera winery is the heart of The Wine & Country Club. As with everything in this project, the winery is pure emotion, grand passion for a prime life plan, and heartfelt gratitude for the native...

Malaga’s Eight Michelin Stars

Malaga’s Eight Michelin Stars

One thing us Spaniards can be proud of is our gastronomy. Spanish haute cuisine—which was born under the creativity and hard work of big names such as Jose Mari Arzak, Ferran Adria and Martin Berasategui, among others—has earned a good name and taken centre stage in...

Wine Tourism – Sierras de Malaga DO

Wine Tourism – Sierras de Malaga DO

"Spain, that beautiful country of wine and songs" as Goethe said in Faust. Initially, there was only one designation of origin – the Malaga DO, with its particular 'criaderas y solera' ageing system (i.e. young—'criaderas'—wines and older—'solera'—wines) famous for...

Wine Tasting – A Fundamental Process

Wine Tasting – A Fundamental Process

“He who knows how to taste does not drink wine but savours secrets” Salvador DalíDali's words resonated in your head when you first got started in the world of wine tasting. And it was all thanks to your new life at The Wine & Country Club. Little did the expert...

Bring Out The Winemaker In You

Bring Out The Winemaker In You

"You hold the glass in your hand and tilt it ever so slightly—as wine connoisseurs have instructed you to do—to observe that bright cherry colour so typical of a young wine like the one you are about to savour". A hard day's work draws to a close. Last minute meetings...