Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Spain says adios to the Med diet

Study casts doubt on life-preserving Spanish diet

Golden trotters

World's "most expensive" Iberico ham has gone on sale in London

So sweet a Spanish Christmas

Forget Lapland... Andalucians all head for Rute, where even the world's sweetest tooth can be satisfied. Here, the three chocolate kings arrive in time to meet marzipan Jesus

How times change

Paul O’Connell re-visits a town of growth and prosperity

Wild goose chase to Extremadura

Andrew Pearce explains why these geese are by foie the happiest in the world... just ask President Barack Obama!

Don’t be naïve (Evian spelt backwards) – give up the bottle

Since the Olive Press launched a campaign to cut back on plastic two years ago, plenty of town councils, companies and individuals around Andalucia have got the message, at least with plastic bags. But when it comes to plastic bottles not everyone has, writes Josephine Quintero

The world’s healthiest pork

Thirsty, acorn-feeding black pigs produce Spain’s most famous gourmet product which is also good for your health, writes Anne Manson

Let’s speed up the slow food movement

The Olive Press appeals for new Slow Food groups in Andalucia

Jamie Oliver feeds the 500

Jamie Oliver makes a massive paella, while the Olive Press gives the background to the TV chef's top secret trip to Andalucia

Visit Jerez’s other international airport

Collette Bardell discovers how a colony of bees resembles a busy air terminal on bank holiday Monday

I aim to make the best wine in the World, says Andaluz winemaker

Geoff Garvey visits Cadiz bodega Huerta de Albala

King of Sushi on the critical list

EU’s fishing industry on ‘brink of suicide’ as Bluefin tuna face extinction in just three years

Malaga’s finest

A clever union between Malaga’s best wines and ten top-rated local artists has created a unique and very collectable addition to your wine cellar

Heaven’s Kitchen

Spain proves - once again - that its chefs are by far the best in the world

Don’t take the bait!

Greenpeace is taking on the Spanish supermarkets over their continuing sale of endangered fish

Grand Cru Andaluz

Wine extravaganza will be an assault on the taste buds (as well as the wallet)

That most precious of black golds

The Olive Press sent David Baird to Riofrio for a lunch of fresh trout and... award winning, eco-friendly local caviar? We kid you not

The food fight begins

As the Slow Food Movement starts to make inroads in northern Spain, Dick Handscombe travels to Italy to find out how to spread its message in Andalucia

From Jete to El Bulli

It is classed as one of the best wines in Spain and is served in some of the nation's top restaurants. MARK ROULSTON heads to the modest village of Jete to revisit the even more modest bodega of Calvente

Law threatens Albariño wine

Draft law proposed by the region's health authority could effectively outlaw wine production.

Shhhh! Dining Secrets

Launching Andalucia’s first and most discerning restaurant guide, The Olive Press presents first serialisation of editor Jon Clarke’s new book Dining Secrets of Andalucia

Granada top of the table for wines

Despite the heavy storms in May that battered La Alpujarra, laying waste to hundreds of hectares of vines, two of that region’s signature bodegas had a bumper end to the year.

Ribera del Duero winemakers face Madrid “vine grab”

Major producers appeal to Brussels to stop “vital” road construction

A great way tapas the weekend

Granada: home to the Alhambra palace, the Albaicín and thousands of tapas bars. In the name of research, Mark Roulston visits just a few...

Sun, Sea and Sabrina at El Chambao de Joaquín

SOMETIMES dining out can be all about timing. Choose a restaurant where the regular chef has just quit - and they are placing ads...

Bueno, Vino, Victory

Ronda's complex wines are starting to catch up with the Romans.
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