The San Isidro Bullfights 2024

Every year for about a month, the most important bullfighting tournament in the world takes place in Madrid’s Las Ventas bullring. There was an event almost every day. This year the arena filled to the brim almost every day, but the bullfights themselves were generally subpar, compared to last year. We went to one and happened to be there fir the best day. Listen and learn more. WARNING: This podcast is about bullfighting, which is a subject that some people may find upsetting.

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Let’s Open a Bottle: Godello White Wines

Up until recently, the Godello white grape variety was generally unknown in most parts of Spain, let alone the rest of the world. These wines are made in the northwest of the Spain, but the most celebrated versions come a small region in Galicia called Valdeorras. You can also find Godellos from Bierzo and Monterrei. In the last couple of years, their popularity has soared in cities like Madrid. Listen and learn more.

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