Entries by Laura & Erik Burgess

Erik experiences “Tasty Andalucia”

My journey through Andalucia started in September 2014 when my wife Laura and I visited Montilla-Moriles and then the Sherry Triangle. Between us we have now clocked up 11 trips to Andalucia, visited 38 bodegas and lagars to date and have had too many culinary experiences to mention. Visits to Sevilla, Jaen, Granada, Montilla, Moriles, […]

Bodegas Alvear 3 Miradas – Tasting the Range

We thought that it would be interesting to provide the following background information on the “3 Miradas” range from Bodegas Alvear to supplement our tasting notes. This is the latest collaboration between Envínate and Bodegas Alvear. “The 3 Miradas project represents a search for the expression of a terroir historically known as Sierra de Montilla – […]

Bodegas Robles – January 2018

Our first visit to Montilla-Moriles in 2018 was in January.  We had never visited at this time of year before. It is always important to catch up with people and bodegas that have supported and educated us during our journey through Montilla-Moriles. So we arranged to drop in and see Francisco Robles at Bodegas Robles […]

Taberna Bolero – January 2018

One of our favourite restaurants in Montilla is Taberna Bolero. The food and accompanying wines, notably the house Amontillado which is over 90 years old,  are fantastic so we always make a point of dining here on every visit to Montilla. Sometimes with friends but on this ocassion it was just us, sitting at the […]