Palma de Mallorca, 20th Feb 06
MALLORCA'S WINE & FOOD COMING TO THE FORE
A round up of some food and wine news...
Mallorca, remains the best selling overseas destination for the British travelling public. Now, British visitors among others, are realising that this Mediterranean island is fast becoming a magnet for great food and quality new wines.
“Mostra Cuina” Exhibition, March 8 – 17th
Next month, many of the traditional and new Mallorcan dishes can be sampled at the “Mostra Cuina” food exhibition in Palma’s exhibition halls where 20 restaurants and top chefs will be showcooking their signature dishes using the very best of Mallorcan home grown produce. For more information contact the Mallorcan Restaurant Association, Tel: (+ 34) 971 71 33 48.
New – Wine Tasting Tours
Award winning British sommelier, Carol Forrest, is organising new wine tours of the island for visitors. The tour starts in Palma’s Placa Cort, where a minibus transports the visitor to two bodegas in the morning followed by a traditional Mallorcan lunch. The tour, which lasts approximately 5 hours, is aimed at anyone with an interest in wine, you don’t have to be an expert. The price of 70 Euros + VAT per person includes, transport, wine sampling and lunch.
Further information: www.majorcawinetour.com or Tel: + 34 971 495 422
Pollensa Wine Fair – April 21 – 23rd
The third Pollensa Wine Fair will be held in the town’s historic Cloisters of the Santo Domingo Convent. On the first day the fair is open to professional buyers from 17.00 – 21.00. On the 22nd the fair will be open to the public from 10.00 – 13.30 and from 17.00 to 21.00. On the final day it will be open from 10.00 – 13.30. The fair was started with the objective of promoting the regional wine produce of the island and the interest and demand from visitors, particularly foreign visitors, grows each year. Further information: HMC.Consulting@telefonica.net
For further information, please contact:
Mallorca Tourist Board, Dominique Carroll / Anna Skidmore,
Tel:(+34) 971 725 396 Fax: (+34) 971 713 540
Further Press Releases:
FIVE NEW HOTEL OPENINGS IN MALLORCA SPRING – SUMMER 2013 (31st May 13)
GOOD NEWS FOR MALLORCA IN 2012 (09th Feb 12)
THREE KINGS - THE FESTIVITIES CONTINUE! (05th Jan 12)