Pairing food and wine can be a little tricky if you don’t quite know what you’re doing, but if you are planning a Spanish feast over the next few weeks, you could certainly do an awful lot worse than filling your guests’ glasses with Sangria de Vino La Petarda.

This is a red wine-based drink made from tempranillo and cabernet sauvignon grapes, going perfectly with appetisers and cocktails, as well as tapas, meat and rice dishes. Here are a few ideas to help you impress your friends and family with the food as well as the Spanish cava.

Partridge in chocolate

Game is regularly enjoyed in the Navarra region of Spain and partridge in chocolate sauce is a very traditional recipe, one that’s sure to see you showered with compliments at the end of your supper party.

La Mancha shepherd’s stew

With winter just around the corner, you’re sure to be searching for all sorts of hearty stew recipes and this dish from Castilla La Mancha is an absolute must to make at this time of year. Enjoy!

Simmered squid

This calamari dish can be served as a tapa or with rice or new potatoes. It really is a yummy one, with red wine, fennel, tomatoes and rosemary… perfect for the terrible weather!

Chicken wings, agrodolce-style

Looking for something sticky and sweet? This chicken wing dish ticks all the boxes and more. Because it’s a simple dish with very big flavours, serve it with some sliced pickled onions and griddled bruschetta, so Jamie Oliver says.