Collected by Cynthia Moxness
Lugar Bulnes, 22A, 33554 Bulnes, Asturias, Spain
There are no roads to the small village of Bulnes, located in the Asturias region of northern Spain. To reach the village, locals and wandering visitors must either ride the funicular (cable railway running through the mountain) or hike about an...
Carretera Nacional 232, 26330 Briones, La Rioja, Spain
To tour a fully state of the art winery is an unforgettable experience. Understanding the journey that happens from grape to glass is one of the key steps to enjoying every last drop and Vivanco winery does just that. This is one of my favorite...
Carretera Nacional, 232, 26330 Briones, La Rioja, Spain
For wine connoisseurs and amateurs alike, Vivanco has created one of the greatest privately owned homages to the culture of wine ever. You are submerged into the world of wine: vines, barrels, presses, bottles and corks. No detail is left out, and...
Carrer de la Diputació, 249, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
This ultramodern space—part wine bar, part restaurant—has a daunting wine list with more than 3,000 labels, plus a rotating list of 50 that you can try by the glass before committing to a full bottle. Skip the iPad and put yourself...
BAJO, Prim Kalea, 16, 20006 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Vinos Ezeiza is a store of a dying breed. A knowledgeable owner stands among dusty wine bottles, able to answer any question you might have about his collection. Headed out to a fiesta? Bring your wineskin and fill it by volume. Buying Rioja wine...
Calle Mayor, 4 - Bajo, 01330 Bastida, Álava, Spain
As we motored through the Rioja Alavesa wine country in northern Spain, a golden landscape dotted with hilltop monasteries, sweeping vineyards, and walled towns with window boxes overflowing with red geraniums, I reflected on what we had absorbed...
08720 Vilafranca del Penedès, Barcelona, Spain
A perfect day trip if you're in Barcelona and are looking to see more. Take the train out to Penedès and visit the vineyards in the historic region of Catalunya. This shot was taken while touring the Torres Vineyards, world-renowned for their...