by Charlotte Marmonier
1. Vineyard Tours in Rioja
2. San Sebastian
The province of La Rioja is not only a wine region but also a home to splendid gastronomy –an impeccable match. Whilst the province offers a range of wine tasting tours, it embodies all aspects of food, culture and landscapes, making it a great destination to explore.
Enjoy the many recipes offered and food experiences in San Sebastian, by plunging into the city’s changing cuisine. Encounter a diverse selection of food ranging from traditional dishes to elegant and nouveau.
3. The Extremadura Region’s Cold Cuts
Enjoy this slightly salty, finely cut ham, in the Extremadura region. The ham is strictly obtained from pure Iberian pigs or crosses with 75% of Iberian origins. The ham is prepared through a long and careful process, where it is cured and aged for a year resulting in its delicious aroma.
4. The City of Zaragoza
Chocolate was first introduced to Spain in a village close to Zaragoza. The Choco tour, on Saturdays from 11A.M., offers participants a visit some of the city’s many traditional handmade chocolate shops, allowing tourists to observe chocolate artisan makers at work.
5. Mercado de Maravillas
The Mercado de Maravillas, located in Madrid’s Cuatro Caminos district, contains over 200 stalls selling fresh fruit, meat, cheese, fish, crustaceans, and more. Open five days a week, the market encompasses a variety of Spanish culture and food, with vendors coming from all parts of the region with cultural as well as foreign products.