All posts tagged: Manacor

Mallorcan Olive Oil Named One of the World’s Best

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Eat / Food / Mallorca extra virgin olive oil

An extra virgin olive oil produced in the Manacor area has been named one of the best in the world. Llàgrima Verda (which means ‘green tear’) won a Silver Award in the New York International Olive Oil Competition 2014 – repeating the success they enjoyed in last  year’s competition. Spain leads the world in quality virgin olive oils The annual competition brings together a panel of international experts who taste nearly 700 extra virgin olive […]

The Best Way to Discover Mallorca’s Many Wines

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Bodegas / Drink / Wine / Wineries

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 […]

Asian Food Par Excellence in Palma

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Food / Restaurants

I don’t make a point of writing general restaurant reviews on this site. If you’re looking for a restaurant on Mallorca you’ll find that the best are featured in Mallorca’s 101 Top Restaurants 2014-2015, just published by abcMallorca. Having said that, we had such a great experience on Friday evening at Arume – a Japanese/fusion restaurant in Palma de Mallorca – that I thought I’d share details with you. (It’s also in the aforementioned guide). Turning […]