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Galicia, a land of water and wine…

It is not just rivers, green meadows and leafy forests, rocky shores and endless beaches. Galicia is also a gastronomic culture that has been appreciated for thousands of years. Its natural conditions lend themselves to the cultivation or growth of vegetable and animal species that are highly valued at the table, from the Romans to our days. Today we bring to this window of the natural life of Galicia one of the Galician elements with more strength and development inside and outside Spain: the wines of Galicia. Following this link, you will find a Galician liquid delicacy. ©Photo: https://www.galiciaenvinos.es/

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THE KINGS ARE BACK

  A living and wild being that represents the quality, the life of those waters: the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). And it not only represents it, but is a perfect scientific indicator of the level of purity of the rivers by which it come up, coming from the sea to spawn. Including Galician rivers, like Eo River a natural border between Galicia and Asturias. This photograph, taken on last day of 2016, shows a dozen salmon going upstream in River Eo as it passes though Pontenova, Lugo.  This means that the kings of the river are back, as every year, in the most...

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HEROIC VITICULTURE, PLEASURE FOR THE GODS

                          Romans planted the vineyards thousands of years ago. Since then, the River Sil Canyon takes care of their green properties without rest. Since then, people of Ribeira Sacra, in the South of Galicia, practices an incredible way of producing wine: heroic viticulture is the official name in all the world. And in this area of Galicia it has the qualification of being the most risky of all. Working on more than 30% slopes. No machinery, not even animals to help. Hours of selecting grapes and carrying them on...

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Let’s go to the fair!

  This is a country that still has strong agricultural and livestock producing roots, so the fair is the genuine market for the farmers. They existed long before the large commercial centers, the stock markets and the general stores. The markets are held in the open air and have old fashioned flavors, medieval, comparable to the most traditional fairground food pulpo a feira, that with a good glass of wine helps one to continue through the fair looking for opportunities, haggling prices and seeing natural life and people in front of your eyes. We have fairs in almost all the...

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SECONDARY ROADS

Second to none in nature enjoyment. Full of surprises. Contrasts. The secret and natural life of Galicia, its genuine spirit, runs alongside these roads like veins in a living body made of earth and water. Use them as much as you can.

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TURNING THE CORNER

Gothic and flowers. It's any morning in any of the Galician cities . Walking down the street, just around any corner, you stumble upon a sight that you find unusual : almost millenary stone Gothic arches next to the fragrant , tender and colorful freshness of flowers. An everyday image, natural, eternal coexistence: something that does not change. And that other changing only in a few hours. Pure Galician lifestyle.

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