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Vamos wine tasting at Ibérica, Canary Wharf

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Last Saturday Ib√©rica, Canary Wharf held the first in a short series of wine tastings for Vamos. And what an experience it was. Not just because of the great wines and delicious food, but also because of what we learnt about wine and wine-making and the geography of Spain. Our ‘Wine tour around Spain’¬†took us on a virtual tour across Spanish wine-making regions Penedes, Galicia, Rueda, Rioja and Catalonia from where we tasted sparkling, white and red wines along with…


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Crisis en Venezuela

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Venezuela, en crisis pol√≠tica Juan Guaid√≥, autoproclamado presidente interino de Venezuela, se reuni√≥ ayer con el l√≠der opositor Leopoldo L√≥pez en la embajada espa√Īola en Caracas. El activista Leopoldo L√≥pez fue liberado de su arresto domiciliario a primeras horas de la ma√Īana el 30 de abril y busc√≥ refugio en la embajada espa√Īola tras comparecer con el l√≠der opositor Juan Guaid√≥ pidiendo a los venezolados una rebeli√≥n para derrocar al presidente Nicol√°s Maduro. Hablando con los periodistas, dijo que hab√≠a…


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Spain’s election 28 April 2019

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So finally 28th April arrived last Sunday! It was in all Spanish peoples’ agenda for the last month – another Spanish general election for the third time in just 3 and a half years, not great news for the stability of the country. Probably that was the reason why everybody was saying that these were the most important elections in many years. You have to bear in mind also two things to put elections in context: First, the current government…


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The Reality/La Realidad

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Cervantes Theatre’s third annual New Spanish Playwriting season has launched this month, and it is full of great opportunities for you to continue learning Spanish while you discover Spanish culture. First up, The Reality (in Spanish, La Realidad), written by Denise Despeyroux and translated by Sarah Maitland. Performances will be in English and Spanish until the 18th of May. The Reality tells the story of two twin sisters who attempt an awkward exercise of pretending to be someone else, taking…


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Ser m√°s chulo que un ocho – Misunderstood Expression of the Week

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This week’s misunderstood expression is “ser m√°s chulo que un ocho“, meaning, literally, ‘to be cooler than an eight’. The actual meaning, however, is ‘to be a show-off’. I know what you are thinking: why would number 8 (in Spanish, ocho) be related to being cool… or a show-off? Keep reading to find out! To understand this expression, we first need to understand the meaning of chulo. Chulo (or chula) is an adjective that, in Spain, can mean ‘cool’, ‘cute’…


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