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KOSHER WINES RETURN TO SPAIN AFTER 500 YEARS

Kosher wines return to Spain after 500 years

WINE PARADISE Spain is thought to be one of the oldest wine producing countries in the world and one with deeply rooted wine making traditions. In terms of vineyard surface area it is the largest in the world and the third largest wine producer after France and Italy. These ancient traditions can be attributed to…

Nagari Health Spa Hotel Vigo

Nagari Health & Spa Hotel Vigo

It’s not often I resort to adjectives like jaw-dropping and that hoary old favourite stunning, but yesterday I found myself groping for words to do justice to a fabulous discovery in downtown Vigo, right on the Plaza de Compostela. As I walked through the main entrance, the chatter on the café terrace reminded me that…

A date with the Good Daughter

A date with the Good Daughter

Yesterday I had the good fortune to be invited to a business lunch at Fillaboa, a winery very close to the Portuguese border at Salvaterra do Miño. Fillaboa means good daughter in the Galician language. As far as vineyards in this part of the world go it’s quite a big one, seventy odd hectares enclosed…

All for a good cause…

The Cantabrian Sea in Spain covers a huge area from the Basque Country bordering France, heading west through Cantabria, Asturias and finally Galicia, where it collides head on with the Atlantic Ocean at beautiful Estaca de Bares. In the English speaking world we loosely refer to this sea as the Bay of Biscay, an English…