Madrid and Barcelona may wow the masses with world-class museums and iconic landmarks, but to tap into Spain’s culinary nerve center, you must head north to the Basque Country, the green, hilly region that boasts the highest concentration of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, not to mention some of Spain’s most prestigious vineyards.
Basque Country Off the Beaten Path: How to Eat & Drink like a Local
Travelling to Bilbao was something that I had wanted to do for a while since I’ve been living in Spain. I’ve had a fascination with the Basque Country for a while. However, for one thing or another, I had put off visiting. What I found was an intriguing city, that combined the old with the new! It definitely need not resemble the Spain that we often see in adverts! You should visit Bilbao if you want to see a different side to Spain!
Basque Country is home to the pintxo, a spin on the Spanish tapa. Usually, this involves fresh local ingredients arranged on bread, but the only limit to pintxos are the chef's imagination and the idea that you should be able to eat one with a drink in yo. To learn more about #Bilbao | #Rioja, click here: http://www.greatwinecapitals.com/capitals/bilbao-rioja