Classical Wines of Spain Tasting Saturday, New Arrivals

Classical Wines of Spain Tasting Saturday, New Arrivals

One of the earliest to realize the potential of Spanish Wines is Seattle-based Classical Wines of Spain.  Established in the early 1980s just after Franco's passing, which unleashed decades of pent-up ambitions, winemakers in Spain began discovering their historic...

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Vermouth Tasting Saturday, Holiday Hours

Vermouth Tasting Saturday, Holiday Hours

Have a delicious and enjoyableThanksgiving holiday from all of us here at Paris-Madrid Grocery.  Looking for tapas ideas?  Some easy starters are deviled eggs topped with Fermin Iberico Sobrasada or Endive leaves with shrimp-romesco filling (pictured).  Other simple...

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Thanksgiving Foods, Wines, Cocktail Ingredients

Thanksgiving Foods, Wines, Cocktail Ingredients

The most memorable Thanksgiving trip we ever took was to Santa Fe, NM, on a flight connecting in Denver.  It was Thanksgiving morning, pre 9/11, and many of the passengers had casseroles, stuffing, pies and other deliciousness that they brought on board with them. ...

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Drool-Worthy Foods & Wines Arrive

Drool-Worthy Foods & Wines Arrive

Spanish holiday turron and cookies arrive!  Ethan, pictured here, unloaded a pallet of Spanish holiday sweets yesterday including Alfajores de Almendra, Roscos al Vino, Peladillas (candied almonds), Mantecadas and Polvorones and boxes of mixed holiday cookies.  We now...

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Sherry Tasting Friday, Celebrate International Sherry Week

Sherry Tasting Friday, November 1 from 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.   Join us at Paris-Madrid Grocery this Friday to meet special guest Carlota Gutierrez Colosia from Bodegas Gutierrez Colosia.  She will be in our shop to showcase her range of sherries, pour samples, and give...

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Port & Carcavelos Tasting Oct. 26

Port & Carcavelos Tasting Oct. 26

Join us this coming Saturday, October 26 for a free tasting of Port and Carcavelos wines, from 2-4 p.m.   We will be pouring samples of ruby and tawny port, along with carcavelos, to showcase the differences in flavor and complexity.     Carcavelhos is the smallest...

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Port Tasting, Fall Cider & Cheese

Port Tasting, Fall Cider & Cheese

Here at Paris-Madrid Grocery, we've seen the handwriting on the wall - goodbye summer, hello autumn!  Embracing the urge to eat more substantial fare on these cooler nights, we've stocked up on fall ingredients, heartier wines, and ciders.   Our dried bean selection...

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