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Review of dinner and overnight stay in Banyalbufar

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Its name apparently means ‘vineyard by the sea’ and this couldn’t be more appropriate for the beautiful coastal village of Banyalbufar, on the northwest of Mallorca. Wine was made from grapes grown here from the time the Moors occupied the island, until the dreaded phylloxera plague devastated the island’s wine industry in the late 19th century.¬†Today¬†wine production on Mallorca and in¬†the village of Banyalbufar¬†is thriving. The wine made¬†at the latter’s bodegas¬†is from the malvasia grape […]

Mallorca’s Mesquida Mora winery

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Healthy vines lead to healthier wines. That‚Äôs not just rhetoric for the Mallorcan winemaker B√†rbara Mesquida Mora ‚Äď whose wines are the result of vineyards made healthy through¬†biodynamic cultivation.¬†Celler Mesquida Mora is a relatively new winery (started in 2012), but B√†rbara brought a barrelful of experience to her own project ‚Äď having run her family‚Äôs winery with her brother Jaume for some years. It was during that time that the siblings discovered the benefits of […]

The best way to discover Mallorca’s many wines

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If you want to discover Mallorcan wines, a visit to the Fira del Vi, held in the Cloisters of Santo Domingo¬†in Pollensa, is a must. This annual spring event usually takes place¬†two weeks after Easter, and¬†brings together around half of the island’s 70-or-so bodegas, whose wines are available for tasting by the fair’s visitors – who include¬†wine professionals as well as those who just love drinking the stuff. The Fira del Vi was first held […]