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Some snaps. Of food. In Spain. Specifically in a little shack I know deep in the heart of Vina Pomol vineyards in Rioja. Chorizo cooked over vine cuttings, some delicious cheese thangs, ickle triangle sandwich’s with the crusts removed, the freshest fish… on bits of bread… you may surmise that the lashings of bubbly and Vina Pomol Crianza had an effect on the accurate recording of the specifics… We even had our own private chef to prepare everything. His name was Dave.

The chef wasn’t called Dave; I made that up. More photos of the visit to Vina Pomol and the other wine estates visited on flickr.


  1. OMG where was I?! That spicy sausage (oooeer missus!) looks like the Spanich version of boerewors and I LOVE the cheesy thingies on bread… Awesome shots.

  2. I recall that they were rather pleasant – I seem to think that they had some sort of honey on top… goats cheese probably…

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  4. […] A simple flower arrangement in the ‘hut’ located in the Vina Pomal vineyards, Rioja, Spain. Brings back memories of a fabulous lunch held there with freshly cooked chorizo and other tapas dishes. […]

  5. […] and final tapas dish in a short series. To accompany serve with a decent Spanish red wine – a Vina Pomol Rioja perhaps or the delicious and stylish Valdubon Reserva from the Ribera del Duero. chorizotapas […]

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