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Andrew Forbes visits Samsara Wines

A morning’s tasting at Samara Wines in Ronda…

When I’m ‘home’ in Ronda it’s hard for me to stay away from one of the local bodegas! Today a …

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La Melonera Ronda Winery Andalucia Diary 3

Tasting wine, in the shade of an Holm Oak… at La Melonera

As you walk into the strikingly contemporary Ronda bodega, ‘La Melonera’ you are greeted by a large artwork – it …

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Bodega Descalzos Viejos Winery

Wine Weekend in Ronda

Escape to the mountains of the Serranía de Ronda for a long, luxurious weekend of wine tasting The late evening …

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A Taste of Ronda – a few of my favourite tapas bars

Avoid the tourist trail and instead create your own tour of discovery through wine and tapas ‘Puente Nuevo’ is Ronda’s …

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Rafael Tejado Ronda Toma Tours Andalucia Diary

Visiting ‘Reserva de Tauro’, a classic Andalusian Estate; rearing thoroughbred Horses and Fighting Bulls

Andalusian pure breed horses are truly elegent, athletic and intelligent animals, and are iconic of the culture here, so it …

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Bullfighter

‘Enganches’ and ‘Rejones’ – understanding the horse and bullfighting culture of Ronda

Yesterday I experienced the death of six staggeringly powerful bulls, slaughtered in the beautiful ‘plaza de toros’ in Ronda. I …

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The Lodge Fuente De La Higuera Ronda

Five of the best villas and cortijos in Andalucia

Contrary to perceived wisdom, Andalucia is so much more than package holidays and all-inclusive resorts. With Europe’s best climate, stunning …

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First Communion – Catholic rituals and traditions in modern Spain

Spain is so often quoted as one of the most Catholic countries in Europe. That may be true, yet this …

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