Miquel Oliver Winery celebrates its 100th anniversary

Congratulations go out to Bodegas Miquel Oliver in Petra on their 100th anniversary.

The winery was first built in 1868 and was bought by Melchor Oliver in 1912. It was then inherited by his son Francisco and is currently run by Miquel Oliver and his daughter, the enologist, Pilar.

Pilar is constantly working on new ideas for creating new wines and then each wine is launched under its own brand name and with its own particular marketing campaign. The winery has been awarded a constant stream of national and international prizes and has been selling wine to the public since 1912.

You can visit this centenary winery on Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 14:00 and 15:30 to 18:30. The visit includes a wine tasting which can be conducted in various languages. Make sure you book in advance if there is a large group of you.

Miquel Oliver winery uses a wide range of grape varieties and their star wines include red wines Aia and Son Caló and rosé wine Alegria Rosat Miquel Oliver.

EURO 2012 at L’Arruzz Restaurant Palma Mallorca

We hope you are enjoying all the Euro 2012 football excitement.

Why not make an evening out of the next big match and enjoy a dinner whilst watching the footie on a wide screen TV at L’Arruzz Restaurant in Palma?

L’Arruzz will be showing all the Euro 2012 matches and has prepared a special snack menu for the occasion.

Enjoy 1 dish and 1 drink for the bargain price of 9.90€, including tax.

Here are the dishes on offer:
Hamburger with cheese, bacon, egg and served with fries
Club Sandwich
Fillet of chicken in breadcrumbs with egg, bacon and a steak house potato
Chicken Salad
Tagliatelle with beef ragout
Pa amb Oli with Cheese and Serrano Ham

Drinks included: Beer, Water or Soft drinks

L’Arruzz is located in the Paseo Portixol facing the bay of Palma
More info: L’Arruzz Restaurant

Wine Tastings in the Mallorcan countryside

Enjoy a country drive into the Mallorcan countryside this June or July and stop off at Galmes i Ribot winery in Santa Margalida for a wine tasting.

The beautiful Mallorcan countryside is the ideal setting for a sophisticated wine tasting.

Mallorcan winery Galmes i Ribot offers you the opportunity to learn a bit more about wine with some very affordable wine tastings this June and July.

On the 23rd of June enjoy a ‘National Wine Tasting’ of 5 different wines from mainland Spain, 2 white and 3 red with an explanation of each region and its particularities.
This tasting costs 12 € per person.

On the 7th of July enjoy a ‘Sparkling Wine Tasting’ – try 6 sparkling wines during a guided tasting session.
This tasting costs 15 € per person.

Please book your place in advance by calling: 687 789 932.
All tastings take place from 10.30 to 12.30.

For more info on Mallorca wines visit: Mallorca Wine Estates

New venture in Llubi: DaiCa by Chef Caty Pieras

We follow the best Mallorca Chefs and try to keep you up to date with all their latest news and achievements.
Someone we have been following for a while now is Chef Caty Pieras, who until very recently was head chef at Es Vi Restaurant at prestogious Castillo Hotel Son Vida.

Caty has now paired up with David Ribas to open a new restaurant and boutique hotel in the centre of Mallorca, in the village of Llubi.
They have named their new establishment DaiCa and Caty offers seasonal Mallorcan cuisine at the restaurant while the petit hotel offers 3 beautiful boutique style rooms.

These Mallorcans both come from extensive careers in the restaurant industry and strive to present customers with quality traditional and signature cuisine at affordable prices, all within a charming atmosphere.

Keep checking back for more information on this exciting new establishment in Llubi, Mallorca.