Gastronomy

VÍ Vid Reviews the forthcoming Gastronomy Competitions.

We have reflected before on the growing number of Gastronomy Competitions in the Valencian Community being introduced as a means of publicising both local traditional dishes and maximising tourism from it, something supported by the Valencian Government and local town halls….and popular with tourists, 73% of whom come to Valencia for the local food and wine.   We have already reported on two `Concursos´held earlier this year which were in their second editions, in Cullera and Betera. During September there are two []

VÍ Vid Returns to Kiko Port, Oliva.

Back in February we visited Kiko Port restaurant during their Jornadas del Arroz, a month dedicated to traditional rice dishes  from La Safor. We were very impressed with the dedication to producing food with a Km.0 philosophy, sourcing the ingredients  and only choosing the best, artesan products such as olive oil, rice, embutidos, fish and vegetables from local quality producers. We reported then on one of the many varied menus available. On Wednesday 19th July,  as we had a nearby bodega visit []

Bodegas Vegamar enter the Premium Gin Market….A VÍ Vid report.

  Bodegas Vegamar have launched two new premium Gins onto the market this week and gin drinkers are going to love them both! The launch took place in Valencia´s iconic Umbracle on Monday evening 26 June with a packed audience enjoying a celebratory light buffet accompanied by wines from the bodega before the main event, a presentation and tasting of the new products. The event is part of a series of such events launching `Gin City-Valencia´and `Gin City-London´onto the National market. Although []