Wine Tour to Galicia Part 4

Wine Tour to Galicia Part 4

On Saturday 30th September we made our last winery visit to Adegas Algueira which is within the Ribeira Sacra appelation. However, before going to the winery itself we took a trip on a boat owned by the winery on the river Sil. It was just amazing looking up the...
Wine Tour to Galicia Part 3

Wine Tour to Galicia Part 3

On the third day of winery visits we drove to the Valdeorras appelation which is famous for wines made with the Godello grape which have become popular over the last few years. It’s not as aromatic as the Albariño grape but has good acidity, often with aromas of...
Wine Tour to Galicia Part 2

Wine Tour to Galicia Part 2

On leaving Pontevedra we headed south to the second most important sub-divsion of the Rias Baixas wine region, Condado de Tea. This area is just across the border fron Portugal. We visited a winery called Bodegas La Val where as everywhere in Rias Baixas the principal...
Wine tour to Galicia Part 1

Wine tour to Galicia Part 1

At the end of September I ran a five-day wine tour to Galica in north west Spain. This is the third tour I have run for a group of 3 British men who I now consider to be friends rather than clients. We started and finished in the beautiful town of Santiago de...
Iberico Ham Tour

Iberico Ham Tour

Yesterday, I took a group of British people on my Iberian/iberico ham tour. At the farm we visited most of the pigs that are destined for hams this year have gone on their final journey! There was a group left though that will leave the farm next Wednesday. Some of...