Food & Drink

Under the sea: Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars that you can visit

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process

How Spain’s Valencia region has become a coastal paradise for wine lovers

Wine tourism is taking off across the region of Valencia. Matthew Desoutter at Simply Spanish Wine takes a look at what's on offer.

Cheers to that! HEINEKEN opens the way to green distribution in Spain with fleet of eco trucks

HEINEKEN'S pints are becoming greener than ever thanks to a new fleet of eco delivery trucks launched in Sevilla.  Specially designed for the most sustainable...

Six wine-growing regions in Spain to enjoy the grape harvest this autumn

Autumn is in the air, and in Spain that means that we are moving into the best season to enjoy a spot of wine...

Spain’s Estepona to host the Andalucian ham slicing contest this Sunday

A REGIONAL jamon-cutting contest will be held this Sunday, September 26, in Estepona. There has long been a competitive element in mastering the fine art...

Being vegan in Spain: How easy is it?

Katherine Brook looks takes a look at the vegan offerings available in Spain, sharing some of the best-kept secrets of the Costa del Sol.

World Paella Day: Spain’s Valencia celebrates with an international paella tournament

WORLD Paella Day, a tribute to Valencia’s most universal dish, is celebrated every September 20— coinciding with the harvesting of its main ingredient: rice. This...

Dabiz Muñoz of Madrid’s DiverXo restaurant named ‘Best Chef in the World’ topping list dominated by Spanish talent

MADRID chef Dabiz Muñoz has scooped the top prize in The Best Chef Awards 2021 in a list dominated by Spanish talent. The 41 year-old...

David Lynch and Pharrell Williams team up to open nightclub and beach restaurant in Spain’s Ibiza

While the artsy club and cocktail bar is something to behold, these peculiarities have been teamed up by a Balearic-themed restaurant

Cerveza por favor? How to order a beer in different regions of Spain

FOR many English speakers, the very first thing they learn how to do after landing in Spain is to order a beer. While ‘una cerveza,...

10 cities in Spain where you will find the best free tapas scene

The tradition of free tapas are not only a long-standing tradition in Granada—find out where else with the Olive Press’ Tapas guide

Happy geese: Farmer produces ethical foie gras in Spain’s Extremadura

For many this buttery, rich delicacy is one of the most desired luxury food items in the culinary world, for others its method of...

Spain’s seasonal fruit & veg for September

SEPTEMBER is here and, with it, your nearest greengrocers will start showcasing new seasonal fruit and vegetables. The final stretch of summer marks a time...

Longest nougat turron made in Alicante area of Spain will take centre-stage at regional food fair

A record-sized Jijona turron will take pride of place at this month's Alicante Gastronomica fair. A 35 metre-long nougat turron is the largest to be...

Festa des Vermar: the Mallorca harvest festival where the whole village throws grapes at each other

 MOST sensible people prefer to drink a glass of wine rather than wear it, but one Mallorca village celebrates its annual grape harvest with...

Tastes of the world: Flavours abound at Foodisiac in Sotogrande on Spain’s Costa del Sol

FRESHLY baked loaves of bread, buttery croissants, coffee percolating on the counter, these are the smells that will greet you if you choose to...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Perfect Patacona on the Valencian coast

THERE are many restaurants along the wide seafront of Valencia, but Casa Patacona is definitely a case of ‘save the best for last’. Found in...

New gallery puts Caceres on the map as a destination for modern art lovers as well as foodies in...

If there was one reason alone to go to Caceres, it is to dine at the fabled restaurant Atrio, but a new modern art museum raises the stakes of a long-overlooked gem of a destination, writes Fiona Govan.

Chin-chin: Four most fattening Spanish summer drinks

IT’S still summer and sizzling hot in Southern Spain and though that means it's still time for frosty cocktails and outdoor bars, you’d be...

NICE DROP OF PORT: Spain’s Valencia leads the way in international wine exports

VALENCIA port is currently enjoying a surge in activity regarding Spanish wine exports. Over the first six months of the year, shipments leaving the regional...

Ten of the most desirable (and expensive) delicacies produced in Spain

WE ALL know Spain has good food. But look beyond the paella and tapas and you can discover some of the most expensive culinary...

Where is YOUR favourite Spanish dish on Instagram’s top 10?

ONE of Spain’s most endearing attractions is the fantastic range of beautiful dishes on offer at bars, cafes and restaurants throughout the country. But which,...

International fast food chain comes to Spain to give KFC a fried chicken challenge

A Filipino-based international fast food chain is opening its first store in Spain this autumn. Jollibee is considered one of the fastest-growing restaurant companies in...

Cancerous pesticide found recently in ice creams also detected in wide range of food products

And India is not the only producing country where these ingredients have been sourced, as they have also been traced to the Dominican Republic, Uganda, Turkey, Ethiopia… and the UK.

The Sevilla-themed tapas bar you can find in the middle of Dubai

FROM skyscrapers to luxury shopping, glitzy nightlife, and top of the range cars, Dubai does an incredible job celebrating the things it loves. And believe...

What a corker! This Spanish bodega has just been crowned best in world to visit

A SPANISH vineyard has beaten the world’s finest to be named the best in the world to visit. Herederos Marques de Riscal in Spain's La...

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