VÍ Vid had met with Antonio Piqueras a couple of times in 2016 when we attended some training days or `Jornadas´ organised […]
Every country in the world has its traditional Winter recipes, often hearty stews of meats and vegetables cooked in a single pot. […]
Although Murviedro are celebrating their 90th birthday their roots are a little older. In fact their celebrations relate to the period in […]
As we had anticipated we had the pleasure of attending the first edition of this new gastronomy competition on Monday 18 September, […]
Wine made in traditional terracotta amphorae.
There is a significant trend in winemaking, particularly amongst small wine-makers to avoid using chemicals in the process, including even sulphites. Only natural products are considered acceptable such as manuring the land by allowing local shepherds to let their sheep pass through the vineyards and the use of crops grown between the vines which act as a green manure. There is a total respect for the land and the natural flora and fauna, the environment as a whole and much of the […]
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 […]