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Canary Wine from Tenerife

Dienstag, Mai 31st, 2022

Shakespeare’s Tenerife tipple making a comeback

Tenerife wines have performed well in the international stage in recent years, featuring prominently among the gold winners at a number of important wine fairs.

But tenerife wines in the past look back to a dramatic history. Grape varieties used in wine making in Tenerife are among the few survivors of a disaster that struck the European wine industry nearly 150 years ago.

An aphid from America was accidentally imported into France in 1860, … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife

Brits just love Tenerife

Mittwoch, Mai 25th, 2016

The British love affair with the island of Tenerife continues unabated.

Round about two million Britons fly to this „island of eternal spring“ every year. Most of them are in pursuit of summer sun or winter warmth in the playgrounds of the south, though increasing numbers are discovering the quieter side of the island in the greener north.

Adeje Tenerife
Many Brits spend their vacation at Costa Adeje / South of Tenerife

Tourism is the mainstay of the economy here … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife

Wrinkly Canarian Potatoes with mojo

Dienstag, Januar 7th, 2014

Canarian Potatoes – How to make them?

Culinary skills on the island of Tenerife stand comparison with anywhere in the world.

Thanks to the history of tenerife and the canary islands. An eclectic collection of dishes now claim a place on the menus of Tenerife’s diverse restaurant, because centuries of influences stirred into the mix by the island’s location along the busy trade routes down the coast of Africa.

However, there is one speciality certain to be found in … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Culture, History

Traditional canary specialities

Dienstag, September 20th, 2011

ropa vieja fish mealIf you visit the isle of Tenerife, at least you should taste something from the traditional cuisine. The small idyllic restaurants offer a varied and palatable kitchen with lots of specialties. Ingredients are the local fish, seafood, meat, potatoes, sweet potatoes and other kinds of vegetables combined with exquisite spices and fresh herbs.

Canarian Cuisine in Tenerife

Primarily fish, the paella, the different Tapas, the goat’s cheese, canarian otatoes with a salt crust are very … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Excursions, Nature

Nightlife & Party Vacation on Tenerife

Freitag, Juli 15th, 2011

If you look for a place where to spend your next party vacation, do not hesitate and a book a flight to Tenerife – it is a real nightlife paradise.

Tenerife is a fantastic vacation place for lively nightlife in general. We liked the evening programs in our hotel in Playa de las Americas a lot. In the week after Carnival there was a karaoke show for everyone, and me and my friends sang a song, too.

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Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Playa Las Americas
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