Restaurante Venta Moncalvillo La Rioja’ Spain
Chef Ignacio Echapresto and his sommelier brother, Carlos Echapresto opened Venta Moncalvillo restaurant 25 years ago in their home town of Daroca de Rioja.
The rustic farmhouse was renovated to accommodate the first-class kitchen and has a fantastic selection of wines in its cellar of over 600 labels and over 20,000 bottles. It is a must-eat/drink destination in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
Chef Igamcio’s beautiful creations have garnered a well-deserved Michelin star. Sourcing from his garden surrounding the restaurant, his food is fresh and innovative.
Small bites; Bay leaf with green pepper and anchovy, Radish with trout. Then: Beet, truffle radish, and purslane with currants. Cod baked in a clay pot.Roots and almonds. Cauliflower, boletus, and broccoli. Red mullet and leek. Lamb neck and roasted onion. Greenpepper , apple and oxalis, spinach and pinenuts. So good.