Tag: vermú

bodegas casas madrid

Madrid’s temple of vermouth: Bodegas Casas

‘Laterio’ is a big thing in Spain.  We’re talking bars, yes, but bars that specialize in preserves – usually seafood including treats like cockles, scallops, mussels and clams.  And, yes, we understand that going to a bar to eat canned goods…

antigua casa de guardia

Sweet sweet wine at Bodega Casa Antigua de Guardia (Malaga)

Malaga‘s old town has a ridiculously high concentration of good tapas bars, serving some of the best seafood in the country as well as a great selection of the region’s famous sweet wines. Bodega Casa Antigua de Guardia, almost unmissable thanks…

Vermouth in Barcelona

Barcelona: vermouth city

Vermouth, known in Spanish as vermut or vermú, has been out of fashion in recent years with the same kind of image that Bristol Cream has in the UK. This traditional drink has fallen so far from the national consciousness that there is…

Barra de Cala del Vermut

Home brew at Cala del Vermut, Barcelona

Family-run vermuteria in central Barcelona with a hole-in-the-wall sister bar (standing room only) just a few doors down.  All are crammed with memorabilia and vintage bits and bobs to gaze at while sipping a glass of the good stuff.  Both of the…

Vermuteria el Tano (Barcelona)

Home brew and tapas at La Vermutería del Tano, Barcelona

When our awesome photographer friend invited us over for lunch at the weekend and insisted we went out for a Vermouth apéritif, well, who were we to object? And so, we ended up in Gracia’s La Vermutería del Tano sipping…