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Tenerife Wine
« on: September 01, 2012 »
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  • Any ideas on what the best red wine available

    Too buy or local restaurants

    Offline Jodie

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    « Reply #1 on: September 01, 2012 »
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  • Mercado has the best red wine and prices, we buy one at 1.15 which is very good

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    « Reply #2 on: September 02, 2012 »
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  • Lidle at adeje have brilliant wine a gran reservation at 2.89 is superb

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    « Reply #3 on: September 02, 2012 »
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  • Mercado has the best red wine and prices, we buy one at 1.15 which is very good

    Think that should read Mercadona.......you can also use the same wine for jobs around the home such as unblocking sinks and paint stripping ;) ;)

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    « Reply #4 on: September 02, 2012 »
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  • Lidle at adeje have brilliant wine a gran reservation at 2.89 is superb

    That'll be the RED INDIAN wine then ;) ;)

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    « Reply #5 on: September 13, 2012 »
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  • I see that there are few vineyards in the north of the island. Has anyone visited them before.

    Also I do recall a restaurant in the LG that has wine tasting evenings. What are they like

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    « Reply #6 on: September 13, 2012 »
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  • There's a place just outside Chio on the road to Mt Teide that produces and sells wine, worth a visit, a very nice Afrutada. There's also some good leaflets in the local tourist offices about Tenerife and Canarian wines and where to go to try them. The weekend market at Santiago del Teide will have some local wines for sale. A local once told me La Palma wines are very strong. A long time to go I know but the Fiesta of Tenerife food and drink held in Los Cristianos in April has some good stuff. Also heard stories of small bodegas that  provide meals, tapas, to have while sampling their wines. There's a name for these, but I forget what it is. there was a good article about them in on of the glossy magazines that are available in the area just before last easter, because a new one was opening in the El Tanque area.

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    « Reply #7 on: September 13, 2012 »
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  • They are called Bodegas

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  • This is why we need to post comments

    I always like to taste the local wine


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  • On Saturday 22 September Playa de la Arena is staging Santiago del Teide & Wines of Tenerife along the beach road from 8pm to midnight. Local bars and restaurants will be offering tapas for 2 euros and a small beer or wine for one euro. Mix in some live music and you have a great night that you may even remember.

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  • They did one last March/April, thoroughly enjoyed it. Go and enjoy.

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  • Will be there!  Over a few years Canarian dancers have appeared around El Sombrero pool - absolutely superb! 

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  •  I wonder if Ewan will have a stall displaying his legendary haggis and pipe playing and will he be  kitted out in his kilt ?

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    « Reply #13 on: September 16, 2012 »
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  • If you get a chance to go to the North of the island there are lots of Bodegas here is a suggestion for a couple. Walk the Bodegas

    You could also try Flor de Chasna which have excellent local wines mainly whites but some reds and of course Cumbres de Abona who do lots of reds you can visit their Bodega at Arico.  Of course they cost more than €1 or €2 (generally around €6) but excellent quality.

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  • Chiquita fortunately Flor de Chasna is a little difficult to find.Their Rosado is wonderful. Must not tell too many folk about it though.

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  • Chiquita fortunately Flor de Chasna is a little difficult to find.Their Rosado is wonderful. Must not tell too many folk about it though.

    You can buy it in HyperTrebol in Adeje  ;)

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  • We have emptied Mercadona in Varadero. We will have to travel to Adeje.

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    « Reply #17 on: September 17, 2012 »
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  • Not many restauants do Flor de Chasna but one that does is the Fisherman's in PS. Goes very well with their excellent Fisherman's Pie or baked Cod with a herb crust mmmmmmmmm!

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    « Reply #18 on: September 17, 2012 »
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  • Whilst I cannot remember the names of our favourite wines - mine being Red and my wife goes for the rose.

    Sounds very English but also what are the local cheeses like. My wife always goes for the desert but again apart from some goats cheese no one seems to sell cheese.

    (or Port)

    But I could be mistaken.

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  • Whilst I cannot remember the names of our favourite wines - mine being Red and my wife goes for the rose.

    Sounds very English but also what are the local cheeses like. My wife always goes for the desert but again apart from some goats cheese no one seems to sell cheese.

    (or Port)

    But I could be mistaken.

    You can get Manchego in any supermarket it comes in mild, medium and mature the darker the colour of the skin the stronger the flavour. I always go for the medium (I actually like the strong one better but OH thinks it is just too strong).

    As a special treat and I don´t see it very often you sometimes find Benijos Medium Smoked - it has won worldclass prizes but of course that is reflected in the price.  Tenerfeños like to serve fried Camembert with a sweet jam as a starter - bit ordinary but they seem to think it is special.


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    « Reply #20 on: September 25, 2012 »
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  • I was reading in the Canarian Weekly that Tenerife has a bumper wine crop this year.

    Hopefully by the time I visit in December the prices would have dropped  ;)