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Paula Mourenza

Paula Mourenza

Paula, CB’s chief Barcelona correspondent and its operations manager, is a writer who cannot understand life without the pleasure and the power of food and wine. Born in northwest Spain’s Vigo (excellent seafood, home of the Albariño wine region), she has lived and worked in Barcelona since 2000. After a stint in the world of advertising, Paula became a versatile freelancer working as writer, designer and creative-consultant for Barcelona Media Culture Lab. A wine enthusiast, she has also worked as wine writer and wine labels design manager for the wine club VinoE. Paula has contributed to online media in Spanish, including Yelp Barcelona, covering bars, restaurants and places to see in Barcelona and has worked for one of the world’s top tea connoisseurs, Inés Berton, in her showroom Tealosophy BCN, supplier to numerous restaurants and hotels. She also served as the Barcelona researcher to the National Geographic show “Top Tables Top Cities.” She has been a part of the CB team since 2012.

Recent stories by Paula Mourenza

Discover the city’s most iconic bodegas on our culinary walk!
May 10, 2018

Drinks With a Side of History: Barcelona’s Top 5 Bodegas

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Barcelona -- The easiest way to pick out a bodega in Barcelona is to look for big wooden wine barrels – they always, and we mean always, feature prominently in these taverns. Locals frequent their neighborhood bodega for myriad reasons: some come to buy affordable bulk wine from the barrels to take home, others to have a vermut (vermouth) with anchovies, or other drinks and tapas, for an aperitif. Read more
Discover Barcelona’s urban wine culture on our Bodega walk.
May 1, 2018

Cal Siscu: Seafood Takes the Crown

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Barcelona -- Despite the big wooden casks on the wall and the creaky shelves crowded with bottles behind the bar, wine is no longer king at Cal Siscu, an old bodega (wine store and tavern) in the Hospitalet neighborhood. Read more