Thursday, July 18, 2019

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

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
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