Spain... On the Road Again on WXXI-TV

Spain... On the Road Again on WXXI-TV

Sat, 07/10/2010 - 5:00pm

Pictured: Gwyneth Paltrow and Mario Batali on the Mediterranean coast of Mallorca.


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The famous foursome explores Basque Country.

Gwyneth and Mario greet the day at the astonishing Marqués de Riscal Hotel with a behind the scenes vineyard tour. Feeling peckish, Mark joins Gwyneth for some vine-side grilling. Mark and Claudia set out for San Sebastián, where Claudia takes the wheel in the kitchen learning from the master, Chef Juan Mari Arzak.

Spain... On the Road Again airs Saturdays at 5 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011).

Ride along with Oscar-winner Gwyneth Paltrow, chef Mario Batali, author/journalist Mark Bittman and Spanish actress Claudia Bassols on the unscripted, anything-goes, cross-country road-trip, Spain...on the road Again.Their fun and spontaneous journey showcases the culinary pleasures of Spain, along with the country’s art, history, culture and music. Follow the foursome on their travels through Spain's countryside and historic towns, often going where few tourists can. Paltrow and Batali tour the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao with its architect, Frank Gehry, and enjoy dinner with REM frontman Michael Stipe, while Bittman and Bassols spend the evening with one of Spain’s most famous chefs and bon vivants, Juan Marie Arzac.