Aceiroga - Aceite Gallego en Quiroga

ACEIROGA – GALICIAN OLIVE OIL

Galician Olive Oil     While most people associate Spanish olive oil with the south of Spain, particularly Andalucía, people here in Galicia have been quietly making the stuff for centuries now, though admittedly in minute quantities. Once one of the most prolific Spanish olive oil producing regions, catastrophe struck in the late fifteenth century…

A Emoción dos Vinhos

QUINTA DE SANTA LUZIA VALENÇA DO MINHO PORTUGAL 2 & 3 JULY 2016 The 6th edition of A Emoción dos Vinhos is moving just across the border to a beautiful ‘quinta’ or manor house in Valença do Minho in Portugal. The fair had previously been held in the cloister of the Gothic cathedral in Tui…

Can ideas be bottled?

“For me freedom isn’t about what I want to do but about knowing whether I can do it or not. The starting point was “Can I bottle an idea?”. Eulogio Pomares.  Five years ago, D.O. Rías Baixas Val do Salnés sub-region winemaker Eulogio Pomares embarked on one of his ‘Can I bottle an idea?’ adventures…