Tuesday, May 21, 2019

It’s the season for saffron

The arrival of autumn means only one thing for many of the inhabitants of Castilla-La-Mancha – time to harvest its ever precious saffron

Pints while pregnant

A shocking 45 per cent of pregnant women in Spain have admitted to drinking alcohol during pregnancy

The sweet smell of success

Jon Clarke on the fall and rise of the sweet Moscatel wines from the Axarquia

The Pearls of Aphrodite

Andalucian firm first in Spain to produce white caviar

Goat and raisin cook off

Top chefs in Andalucia are to go head-to-head in a 2000 euro goat recipe challenge

Andalucia wine: 20 reasons to go local

In the fourth of our Buen Vino columns, Sara Wallace gives you a taste of the 20 wine regions of Andalucia

Top price for elegance

Unlike its famous neighbour from Jerez, Montilla’s reputation has not travelled far outside Spain, even Cordoba. That is until now, writes Jon Clarke

Comeback King!

In the second installment of new wine column Buen Vino on Andalucian wines, Jon Clarke discovers how sherry could be on the cusp of a dramatic return to fashion

Living the high life in Andalucia

Spain's highest vineyard scoops top marks from Parker - and gets the top politicians circling

It all began with a German!

How the ruthless efficiency of organic winemaker Federico Shatz made Ronda wines great again

Cherries that cost three euros a pop

A Catalonian farmer is causing a retail battle in Britain

Jamie’s silly Spanish spoof

Celebrity chef Oliver dons prawn costume in wacky advert to promote Andalucia cooking show

My sherry amor

Robert Friedlander takes a tour around the sherry-steeped history of Jerez, where he has lived for the last five years

Holy guacamole

Police arrest two over record avocado thefts

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
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