Visit 5 of the Best Sherry Bodega Tours in the Sherry Triangle
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Which are the best Sherry bodega tours to visit? It is hard to choose the best Sherry bodega tours from all the bodegas (cellars), as there are so many. However as locals living in Cadiz province and as a wine certified (WSET Level 2) we will give our own opinion from among the many cellars […]

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What to visit in Cadiz if I am travelling in a cruise and only have a day
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What to do in a day in Cadiz city or in Cadiz province Are you travelling to Cadiz on a cruise or are just spending the day before you move to another place? Are you not sure which landmarks to focus on? Or on the other hand, are you thinking to skip the city and […]

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Visiting the Retinto beef Route 2019 in Cadiz province
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Retinto Beef Festival in Cadiz The gastronomical festival of Retinto beef in Cadiz is a unique experience. They take place in the fall of each year, except for Vejer de la Frontera, which is in Spring.  In Vejer they have as well a cattle competition as you can see in the photo. If you’re in […]

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What is Iberian ham? All you need to know
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What makes the Iberian pig so special? What is Iberian ham? First we have to understand where the ham comes from. It comes from the Iberian pig, a rare endemic breed of Portugal and Spain, which originated from the Mediterranean wild boar. They can be either acorn fed in the wild or grain fed.   […]

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10 Best Foods in Andalusia, Spain
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Best Food in Andalusia you have to try While on holiday in Spain, you have to try the food in Andalusia! With its stunning beaches, perfect climate and rich culture, Andalusia, is one of the best places to visit! It also has some of the tastiest food to try. Spain is the healthiest country in […]

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A History of Flamenco in Andalusia

A History of Flamenco, the Soul of Andalusia When someone comes to Andalusia, seeing a flamenco performance is usually on the top of their “Must-Do” list. It makes sense – flamenco is one of the most distinctive and impressive arts to see in Spain. Flamenco is an art of passion. It’s not just a typical […]

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Visiting the Almadraba Tuna Route 2019 in Cádiz province

Almadraba Tuna Festival  The gastronomical festival of Almadraba bluefin tuna in Cadiz is a unique experience. They take place in May and June of each year. If you’re in one of the coastal villages of Cádiz province, you will see the excitement first-hand. But many people may ask – why is tuna so important that […]

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Why do Americans confuse traditional Easter costumes in Spain with the KKK?

Easter Procession in Spain and the KKK La Semana Santa La Semana Santa (Holy Week or Easter Week) is one of the most important holidays in Spain. If you have been lucky enough to watch one of the Easter processions in Spain, you may have spotted people dressed in robes with coned hats and hoods. […]

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How to pair Sherry with each food category!
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What Sherry type pairs with each food? Pairing sherry with food is easier than people believe. The first thing you have to learn is a saying used in Spain, “If it swims use Fino/Manzanilla, if it flies Amontillado, and if it runs Oloroso.” By knowing this we can make a big assumption to help beginners […]

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