Cava – you’ll get exactly what you pay for

We love Cava   Naturally we love Cava and we are proud of it. Cava is an integral part of Catalan wine culture as well as being synonymous with friendship and family; there will always be a bottle of Cava on a Catalan dinner table! La Cuina is lucky to have access to some of Catalunya’s

Cava – a very versatile wine

As you probably know we are huge fans of quality Cava, we work directly with artisan producers and bring their delicious wines to La Cuina. With Christmas fast approaching we are looking forward to celebrating with Cava. There is something really special about Cava, it’s more of an experience than simply a drink. It brings

Laia chooses Ingenius

Laia tells me this week’s selection was easy, a firm La Cuina favourite! Ingenius, made by micro winery Julia Bernet in the Penedes region of Catalunya.   I love this Cava, it’s clean, crisp, dry, fruity and really easy to drink. I also like it because it has nothing added to it, no sulphites, no

Laia chooses Carles Andreu Barrica

Summer in Catalunya is a lot about Cava! It’s so refreshing when the temperatures are high. It unites people in the evenings, friends meet in an air conditioned bar to share a bottle of Cava and relax after a day at the office. This week Laia has chosen Carles Andreu Barrica for you to taste

Laia chooses Olivera Brut Nature

This week has been a very joyous one at La Cuina, we’ve been hosting wedding celebrations. The pop of a great Cava sealed the couple’s future! Laia chooses L’Olivera Reserva Brut Nature. This Cava brought happiness this week to our guests on such a special occasion. For me this Cava brings hope, equality and a

Laia chooses Carles Andreu Rosat!

I think Laia is missing the Catalan summer weather, this week she chooses Carles Andreu Rosat. A pink Cava from the talented producer Carles Andreu based in the wine region Conca de Barbera (province of Tarragona). Why did she choose it? There’s something very summer about a rose Cava, and I’m missing summer! This dry Reserva

Laia chooses … Exsum!

Throughout the summer Laia, our Catalan team member, will be choosing her favourite Cavas. Each week you’ll be able to taste her selection by the glass! In Catalunya there’s nothing nicer than dropping into the local wine bar for a glass of Cava after a day at the office. This week Laia chooses Exsum. Why?

Cava – find your style

Cava, not only is it incredibly versatile, it can be enjoyed alone or with a wide range of dishes, it is thoroughly pleasurable. Cava is very much a part of Catalan culture, its heritage dates back to 1872 when the first bottle was made. Josep Raventos returned from the Champagne region of France and asked himself