Wine meets food
Interest in quality food and wine is a growing industry, people want to know more about the products they consume, where they come from, what’s in them and how they are made. The trend recently has been to move back towards the more traditional way of getting information, i.e. asking an expert. Within this context an interesting new delicatessen and tasting space has just opened in the Sant Gervasi neighbourhood, C. Santalo where is intersects with Travessera de Gràcia.
Marídame is a coming together of wine and selected food products, a space to either purcahse or enjoy a glass of wine on the `premises accompanied by unique gourmet products. Francesc Ortiz the head sommelier at Maridame is well qualified to give advice; a graduate of the Escuela de Restauración y Hostalatge de Barcelona, Maitre’d, Masters in Viticulture, Oenology and Wine Marketing. Over his career he has worked as Sommelier and Head Waiter at the Mil921 Restaurant, manager at Vinus&Brindis; Sommelier at Lavinia and Caelis and tater for Guía de Vinos de Catalunya.
More than 200 wine references in stock
There are three distinct zones, the Shop, the Tasting Zone and the Experience Zone. The shop stocks more than 200 wine references, beers and selected liquers, olive oils, vinagers, cheeses, hams, cold meats, conserves, foies and high end gourmet products. The Tasting Zone consists of a number of tables where customers can try different traditional or more experimental combinations; from the classic cured ham sandwich, to Cantabrian anchovies or a cheese platter complete with cold meats, all paired with a wide selection of wines by the glass and beers. There is a cutting edge technology wine cooler with a selection of 8 changing wines sold by the measure.
Marídame also hosts a variety of wine related activities, from workshops on wine tasting, a cycle of lectures on the world of wine and food combinations featuring different types of cheese, ham, sausages, foie gras and preserves, etc..
- Carrer Santaló, 1, 08021 Barcelona
- T. +34 93 624 27 57