Archive for January 30th, 2009


Ribera del Duero official logo (from http://blog.mook.com.tw)

Three weeks from now, Jon and I (along with our friends at Philatraveler) are going to spend a week in the Ribera del Duero, the part of Spain that’s home to wines like Pingus and Vega Sicilia.

We’ve rented a house near Penafiel/Valladolid (for cheap because it’s low season), and we’re in the process of making appointments to visit different vineyards (bc the area’s not quite like Napa, where everyone and their mother has a tasting room that’s open every day).

So here’s the Key Question: Where should we eat?

I’m doing the usual browsing of Chowhound, Slow Trav, and on-line fora of various guidebooks, and yes, there’s always good ol’ googling. But if you’ve got fave restaurants in the Ribera del Duero, I’d love it if you shared! You can either leave a comment below or email me directly at AmericanLondon1 [at] gmail [dot] com.

We’ll have a car, and we’ve got nothing planned except to cook, eat out and drink. So bring it on.

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