Padron Peppers, Bandol Roses Arrive

FINALLY.  Fresh Padrón peppers are here!    Grown locally in our cool evening temperatures which is similar to Spain's Galicia, the origin of these peppers.  Our local Padróns taste completely different from the grocery store offering which is grown in Mexico.   The...

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Sizzling French weekend

It's a full-on French weekend coming up!  Grab your beret and celebrate Bastille Day tomorrow (Saturday July 14) with a traditional communal meal.   Since the weather will be scorching, we suggest a French picnic near a lake or Elliott Bay.  On Sunday (July 15), watch...

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Jamon Special, Loire Valley Cheese & Wine

The centerpiece to any Spanish-theme gathering is Jamon Serrano.   If you've ever dreamed of having your own leg of Jamon, we are offering a 13.65 lb leg of bone-in Jamon Serrano for $100.00.   Normally, a jamon of this size would sell for $250.00 or more. This Jamon...

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Open July 4, Madeira Tasting, Making Fideua

We will be open on Wednesday, July 4th from 10 AM - 4 PM.  Did you know that the signing of the Declaration of Independence was toasted with glasses of Madeira?  It was the drink of choice in the 1800's. According to Noel Cossart, in his book "Madeira, The Island...

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Ybarra Olives Arrive & More

A pallet of deliciousness arrived today, including Ybarra piquillo stuffed manzanilla olives and Ybarra plain, pitted manzanilla olives.  And if that wasn't enough, we have some new products as well: Ferrer Black Olive Tapenade and Dip.  A mix of black olives and...

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Summer Cheeses, Reverdy Sancerre Rose

Happy Solstice!   Pick up a selection of our fantastic new cheeses that absolutely transform the flavor of light summer salads, sandwiches, and pizza.   Of course one can serve the cheese with crackers on a cheese board or on a gorgeous ceramic plate.   We've got...

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Open Father’s Day, Gifts for Dad

We will be open Father's Day, Sunday, June 17 from 11 AM - 5 PM.    Stop in for meats to barbeque with Dad, wine, or other essentials! Are you looking for a Father's Day gift?    We've got great options for culinary Dads and memorable bottles for wine-loving Fathers:...

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Muga Rosado, Commando G, Book Sale

Eric Asimov's report "Reviving Ancient Spanish Vineyards"  (New York Times 5/30/18) spotlights one of Spain's most intriguing wine regions.   The stunning Sierra de Gredos mountain range near Madrid is a vast granite mass rising to 2592 meters (8500 feet) with rugged...

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