Tuesday, February 20, 2018

BREAKING: Rescue effort needed to save kitten trapped in pipe for two weeks in Cadiz

The huge Cadiz bodega Barbadillo is not allowing local residents to save the cat that has been trapped for up to two weeks in a drainage pipe six metres high, they claim. 

DEBUNKED: The 10 biggest myths about wine

FOR some of us, navigating our way around the wine section can be a daunting task. How are we supposed to know which is the...

Special spa day raises hundreds for food kitchen for the homeless in Malaga

The event was held at Las Orquideas hotel in Los Romanes offering massages and other relaxing treatments to raise money for food kitchen Los Angeles de la Noche.

Spanish winemaker pushes for all wineries to be carbon neutral in 10 years

Climate change poses stark risks for vineyards, which may be exposed to more extreme weather that will see traditional grape varieties struggle.

Malaga olive oil named ‘Best in Spain’ fourth year in a row

The Finca La Torre received the Food Award of Spain for the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Double-Michelin Spanish chef helps feed THOUSANDS of Puerto Ricans following Hurricane

He was shocked when other organisations he assumed had things under control were asking him for help.

Hairy Bikers release new book and cooking show to focus on Spanish cuisine

The Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure includes ‘hearty and healthy’ recipes celebrating the culinary delights of Spain, France, and Italy.

Remorseless Spanish fishermen refuse to acknowledge Gibraltarian waters as they continue to fish

A SPANISH fisherman was unrepentant today about fishing illegally in British waters. He and two other fishing captains from the Puerto de La Atunara port...

Popular Marbella restaurant relaunches with Michelin Star manager

Barry Akalley and wife Louise have given their Fuel Brasserie eatery in Nueva Andalucia a whole new menu as the restaurant enters its third year in business.

Popular Benalmadena hotel celebrates 30 years of success on Costa del Sol

The popular four-star resort on the Benalmadena coast has been the industry gold standard for those looking for a quick break.

Olive Press judges Málaga’s new five star Miramar Hotel that was previously a court

It has been 12 years since Jon Clarke first step through the doors at the Palacio de Miramar and since then a lot has changed.

Costa del Sol rugby lads begin monthly charity work in Malaga

Club de Rugby Malaga has teamed up with local NGOs to help the homeless and disadvantaged as well as teaching the love of the game.

‘Tis the Season: Sweet offers at Marbella Corte Ingles

CHRISTMAS has come early for all of us who shop at Corte Ingles in the Costa Marbella Shopping Centre. The department store is offering 20%...

Finca Cortesin among top 50 in the WORLD in prestigious ranking

Located in the rolling hills between Marbella and Sotogrande the exclusive hotel ranked 42nd in the prestigious list.

León chosen as centre of gastronomy for Spain in 2018

A new city has been selected as the event moves into it's seventh year.

DUTCH COURAGE: We speak better Spanish after an alcoholic drink, study confirms

IT’S something we have all known for a long time… our language skills improve dramatically after a drink or two. Now’s it's been scientifically...

Operation Smurfs uproots criminal gang in Valencia after 100 burglaries were reported

Police raid uncovers hundreds of weapons and goods in excess of €60,000.

Former teenage soldier Abdel Djeebet has become something of a trooper in the kitchen

IT is fair to say that Abdel Djeebet was destined for life as a restaurateur. With an uncle who teaches at Spain’s top cookery school,...

Spain ranked in top ten destinations for expats, UK falls 21 places

  A RECENT survey by the Expat Insider ranks Spain tenth in the top destinations for expats in 2017. It rose six places from last year...

Spanish food company launches ‘diet avocados’

A SPANISH company has launched ‘diet avocados’. Food giant Isla Bonita claims its new green-skinned fruits are slower to turn brown and contain only 70%...

Balsamic vinegar prices to soar by up to 50% following poor harvests

THE price of balsamic vinegar could rocket by almost 50% due to poor harvests. The popular dressing is made from grape ‘must’, the cooked juice...

Yorkshire lads’ pub beats out Spain’s best to become NUMBER ONE restaurant in the world

A PUB in Yorkshire has been named the best restaurant in the world by TripAdvisor. The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire, shot straight to...

Mallorca ‘boycott’ of Catalan goods set to harm Christmas food and drink sales

Cava companies report worsening sales as independence crisis intensifies

Lidl is rolling out ‘HANGOVER FREE’ Prossecco in Spain just in time for Christmas, but does it work?

WE'VE all been there: waking up with a mouth drier than a worn-out flip flop while wrestling with a somersaulting stomach. It could be worse, we...

SIPS GOING DOWN: Worst grape harvest in Spain for DECADES could see wine shortages and price increases

SPAIN, Italy and France are bracing for their worst grape harvest in decades. Farmers in the three countries, which together produce over half the world's...

Addams family spring to mind in Halloween themed meals at award-winning restaurant

As Halloween approaches, a particular family comes to Steven Saunders’ mind as they dig into a hearty meal at The Little Geranium, Marbella.
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