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Drink in Sfinos

Its all about the ouzo. Early on, in Pireaus, someone insisted that we drink ouzo. We smiled politely and said, of course we will, and promptly dismissed the idea of high-octane sweetened fire water. Then we had an adventure where one thing led to another that led to a deep understanding of the pleasures of…

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Drink in Pireaus

Lolas Cocktail Bar Pireaus

Wine & Beer Of Course. But also good cocktails. Pireaus is not a pretty town, it has a real handle on gritty, but at the same time it has some very chic and fab cocktail bars going on. We opted for Lola’s Bar because who can resist a bar named Lola? Cocktails were well-made and…

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Drink in Valencia

Vermouth in Valencia

Explore the local white wine varietals. Be brave. Taste varietals you won’t taste anywhere else. Look for Merseguera, Malvasia, Pedro Ximenez, or Macebo. Although you can certainly find and enjoy a good Chardonnay, Semillon, or my absolute least favorite: Sauvignon Blanc.  Life is more fun when you taste the local stuff. If your feeling really…

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Drink in Madrid

Drink in Madrid

There are wine bars everywhere. Spanish wine is very good. White. Rose. Red. All good. Trust your waiter. Drink the house wine. Craft beer is everywhere. The bottled water isn’t salty like it is in Barcelona. But you’re here to drink vermut. Also known as vermouth and elixir of the gods. It comes on tap…

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