Visitors to Mallorca (and those of us lucky enough to live here) have a new event to enjoy this coming weekend (October, 11th and 12th), combining both contemporary art and wine (and some food). Arte & Vino CCA is the first of what will be an annual fair at CCA Andratx – one of the largest contemporary art centres on Mallorca. The venue has a superb cloistered courtyard, where the following Mallorcan wineries will have stands, presenting […]
Healthy vines lead to healthier wines. That’s not just rhetoric for the Mallorcan winemaker Bàrbara Mesquida Mora – whose wines are the result of vineyards made healthy through biodynamic cultivation. Celler Mesquida Mora is a relatively new winery (started in 2012), but Bàrbara brought a barrelful of experience to her own project – having run her family’s winery with her brother Jaume for some years. It was during that time that the siblings discovered the benefits of […]
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 […]
Tomorrow, March 1st, is Balearics Day, marking the anniversary of the Balearic Islands becoming an autonomous state (1983). The city of Palma is awash with fantastic events to enjoy this weekend – it’s also Carnival – and one of these events will be foodie heaven. Peccata Minuta is an event organized by Chefs(in) and brings together some of the island’s top chefs to create a gourmet tapas-tasting event. Peccata Minuta translates as ‘small sins’: frankly, it would […]
If you're visiting Mallorca, be sure to try a 'coca'. Find out more about it here.
How to celebrate Thanksgiving on Mallorca with private chef Ross Hutchison.