Today we speak with the Zurita brothers, owners of the Abrasador Restaurante Graná, located in Campello (Alicante) and as they define themselves, "Some in love with the Mediterranean gastronomic culture".
They are Jorge and Juan Manuel, and they are in charge of running the family restaurant, who has already fulfilled the 50 years since its opening and that so many joys (also the occasional sleepless night) has given them.
A lifetime linked to the world of restoration, these two brothers have toured different hospitality establishments, although his head has always been on the family business; a restaurant that today has become a gastronomic reference in the town. Jorge and Juanma tell us how they have achieved success.
Let's talk about your restaurant. When was it created and what characteristics does it have?
Graná Restaurant was created in the year 1970 for our great-uncle, years later it passed into the hands of our parents, and now we manage it, that is to say, it has passed from generation to generation to become what it is today, Burning Graná Restaurant.
Our establishment is characterized by being on the beach, we have a terrace with sea views, where our clients enjoy a meal with great harmony of flavors and personality, as they relax looking out to sea. Our kitchen, traditional, is marked by great quality.
Your restaurant has become a success story of the Scorching Group, What can you tell me about it?
We chose Burning Ten years ago, more or less, because the quality of the products was assured and, today we can say that everything remains the same, even the quality is even better if possible. The Ramírez family has cared for us from the first moment so that everything turns out perfect and that has made us achieve success.
Why is it important to have a good quality policy in the catering sector?
The client comes, try our dishes and repeat; this can only be achieved with a good quality policy, without forgetting the room service, also very important for the experience to be perfect.
What differentiates you from other restaurants in your area?
We would highlight the following elements: we are scorching, our location is very good and the personal treatment towards clients is exceptional, thanks to the experience of more 40 years working in this sector. The sum of all these elements is what makes us different.
Do you have any upcoming goals?
Today you could say that our goal is to get ahead, since we are currently in a difficult situation for the hospitality sector, but let's get out, We have to go out! Apart of this, our main and daily objective is to improve, improve in everything we can.
Now let's talk about your relationship with the Burning Group
How many years have you been associated with the brand ABRASADOR?
Ten years, And it is said soon! (Laughs). Our experience with Abrasador is very good, they involve you in the project from minute one and it's a very nice process. I wish we could do the same or work half as well with other providers.
What do you think are the keys to success of your restaurant?
Deal with personalized customer, guaranteed product quality and 100% dedication, that is to say, for us it is not a job, It is a lifestyle.
Have you had a sales increase in recent years?
Yes, at the time we embarked on the project with Abrasador, we begin to notice an increase in sales. I believe that if you embark on a project like this, in the short or long term you will always be successful, you are not wrong.
What values would you highlight of this Group of Restaurants?
The Burning Group has a team that is very concerned, concern for improvement, both them and their product. They are people who constantly advance in what they intend.
In what position are you positioned in your city?
At Google we have a score of 4.2 on 5 and on Tripadvisor we are in the position 21 of 163 Restaurants in Campello.
¿It is important for a restaurant your online reputation and digitization? Why?
Without a doubt today. Years ago we used radio spots or paper ads, but, All that has changed! Right now everything is moving on digital platforms and that is why it is very important to be on them.
And to finish, do you think that in the world of restaurants a little more training is needed in the sector? Why?
Yes, learning is a constant path. Gastronomy and culture are two branches that are closely related and constantly change, Thus, training is always necessary.
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Charming places where you can find our grilled meats
Alcala de Henares, Madrid
This city located in the Cuenca del Henares, It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1998. World Heritage is the historic site of Alcalá, developed from the Middle Ages, and in which a Jew, Muslim and Christian lived in tolerance. So is the University, founded by Cisneros 1499.
unique archaeological sites, an excellent medieval urban fabric
and especially the perfect City of Knowledge and City of God, who designed
by the hand of Cardinal Cisneros, Today we can enjoy a unique set
magnificent buildings of Renaissance and Baroque.
Alcala found the restaurant Scorching Casa Benito, perfect place to enjoy a good grilled meat, made in their coal furnaces, which makes the enjoyment is complete.
discovery 1954 the Comedy Corral was the starting point
our festival. Almagro and complemented its impressive architectural heritage
Building a Baroque, which they took place in the
plays in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and is, day by day, the
best preserved of all the Spanish Golden Age.
highlight its beautiful Plaza Mayor always with a cheerful atmosphere and its
arcades full of local shops where you can buy something as typical,
craft as tablecloths made of bobbin lace, wicker chairs or
Almagro famous eggplant.
The restaurant is located Scorching Almagro, a charming place, perfect place to enjoy the best grilled meats and Iberian pork beef, Come and enjoy this grill.
do not ask Juana la Loca. For the inhabitants of Tordesillas, the queen will
I always Juana. Our ancestors lived with her and handed us
I was not crazy not broken deeply in love and grief over the death of
her husband. Here he lived almost 50 first years he imprisoned his father, Ferdinand,
and then your child, Carlos I.
Come and experience the exciting and sad story of the Queen could not reign but never abdicated his title, All the more reason to believe that he was always rope.
It would be a shame to spend a great day in Tordesillas and not enjoy your food, Scorching Restaurant in Astral you can enjoy the best grilled meats, I fell in love the taste of grilled meat.
From Vetones, the first settlers in the 400 a.c., then the Romans, and later it will be a Muslim city that would last 500 years, again in the twelfth century fall into Christian hands, according to legend, by a revolt of Christians who gathered on Mount their clothes and weapons are coated with moss giving the appearance of monsters, thus allowing them reconquer the city. Today you can see them represented "Men of Moss" in the procession of Corpus Christi. Since then Muslims coexisted for centuries, Jews and Christians.
From the city we have 3 km the hamlet of "El Castañar" where in the middle of a forest of oaks and chestnuts the shrine of Our Lady of El Castañar is. And very near the Sanctuary, the bullring of Bejar is located, the oldest in the world, since 1711.
Bejar also features the ski resort of La Covatilla, a perfect place for those who love snow sports, which makes this city a great place to visit also in winter.
Abrasador A Armando Restaurant is located on the square, a perfect grill to enjoy the best grilled meats accompanied by the history of this great place.
Their 23 km of coastline, the largest of the province of Alicante, They are an oasis for the senses. In this long shore, you'll find, golden beaches such as Muchavista and Carrerlamar give way to gentle coves that appear after Illeta: from Morro Blanc, to the Carritxal. Beaches and coves, All of them, suitable for water sports, they have earned the distinction of blue flags, and the ISO 14.001 for the quality of its waters, services and infrastructure.
Muchavista Beach is a magnificent beach with an extension of 3300 meters and
80 meters wide, ideal for enjoying bath, sun and water sports
such as windsurfing, Besides having an ideal place for walking or running walk through its
more of 3 km. Notably in the northwest corner of the racó Zofra where
forms a beautiful place where we find small boats resting on the
And for eat? For lunch we find the restaurant Scorching Graná, their views of the beach and the quality of its grilled meats, They make taste the beef and Iberian pork are incredible.
Criptana field is believed to have been in the Sierra Mills where Cervantes was inspired to tell the most famous adventure of world literature, Donde Quixote against "Los Gigantes". Among the set of mills are located in the Sierra, are the only three mills in the Iberian Peninsula that retain the original structure and machinery of the XVI century, suitable for grinding grain as years back. You can also visit the cave houses that are on the slopes of the Sierra de los Molinos.
the mills is the suburb of Albaicin, manchego archetype neighborhood,
Arab house with tile and painted white and indigo.
A place of "story" could not miss a decent place to eat legend. Scorching in the saddlebag of Sancho restaurant you can enjoy the best grilled meats place.
Moorish origin, namely the eighth century. Berchules is located 1330
meters above sea level, It is the third highest village
Spain. Because of its geography, especially mountainous, this alpujarreño people
It has been adapted to uneven, why their houses are staggered
and facing south, to take advantage of the good weather mediterranean. Streets,
and winding layout cobblestone, invite you to walk, breathe, calm and
In Scorching Restaurante El Cercado, They will make you know and enjoy a good steak, tasting its Iberian pork and beef.
Located on the Guadalquivir river depression, we find this beautiful town, on which we want to emphasize one of its fairs, declared of national interest. We talk about the fair that takes place in May.
Its onset is marked by what he called the dinner "fish", Wednesday night event that takes place before the famous lighting fair, and where attendees tend to show off their finery.
This act is only reserved for members of each house as a twinning, welcome to the show a year. Even though, noteworthy, the fair Dos Hermanas is distinguished precisely by being open character in its hundred booths, and with streets of Albero, more of 40 attractions and stalls 80 horse hitches.
Daily free performances by musical artists of national reputation enjoyed in the Municipal Caseta and, during the weekend, prizes are also awarded to the best booth, best horsewoman and caballista, etc.
also excel in Dos Hermanas other parties like the Pilgrimage of Valme and Easter, both also declared of national tourist interest.
And to finish with a flourish a visit to this beautiful city Sevillana, it is essential to enjoy a good grilled meat at the Restaurante Casa Pedro Abrasador, reference from 1979 in offering a typical cuisine and extensive land.
This celebration takes place on Easter Sunday, If we had to highlight something she would pregón, since it is ironic satirical proclamation of the events in Carcabuey that are what make modern life in the village.
The name of the festival comes from an ancient brotherhood, that the days of Lent were fasting and penance, so from Easter Sunday organized large parties that could last even three days, this is what we now call the Passover of the Moraos, since they wore purple robe.
Notably, the feast of the Aurora, with the election of the queen of the festivities and traditional bull rope during the day 22, 23, 24 Y 25 August and the celebrations of the patron, the Virgen del Castillo, with lunch and popular verbena and the traditional release of heifers through the streets of the village day 6, 7 Y 8 of September.
With all the activities proposed Carcabuey we have to regain strength, the best way is to visit the Scorching Restaurante La Ronda and enjoy one of the best grilled meats.
At nightfall, the city is transformed. Toledo artistic lighting to discover details impossible to see in daylight, while it is representing a strong and firm commitment to the city with sustainability, respect for the environment and energy saving. such iconic buildings as the Cathedral, City Hall, the door hinge or the Castile-La Mancha (XVII century former convent) show its beauty and splendor centenary.
The panoramic view of the city from the area “Valley” It gives the visitor an unforgettable memory of Toledo.
In the cradle of Abrasador, We find two restaurant to enjoy the best Iberian pork and beef, one located on Avenida Europe and one in the street Tendillas, Located in the historic center of Toledo. Enjoy this magnificent city full.
Would highlight two holidays, such as the Moors and Christians and the Mystery of Elche. It is also very visited the vast palm grove, with more than two hundred thousand copies becomes the largest in Europe, which together with the care of ilicitanos, He has managed to be declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
The holiday Moor and Christian born as a commemoration to a stage of Muslim power in the Iberian Peninsula and battles alternated power Muslim-Christian. This event takes place opposite the Palace of Altamira and consists of a theatrical performance with several parts that perfectly represent all this historical stage.
The mystery of Elche is a theatrical performance, held in the Basilica of Santa Maria, in which disclosed death, Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin Mary. This work is unique in its genre, since it is the only one preserved until today, Surviving ban Concillo of Trento to represent works in the church and its scenic and musical values.
If we delve a little we found the Scorching Restaurante El Raco de Mama Lola, a perfect grill to enjoy one of the best Iberian pork and beef.
Declared of national tourist interest, It is a complete representation of huertanas traditions linked to the history of the city.
We can highlight the Bando de la Huerta, an explosion of color and joy with their parades of giants and big heads, floats and dancers and marching bands, in this typical work and elements shown Murcia orchard.
Burial of the Sardine, party dating from the nineteenth century, which it is basically a parody of a burial of a sardine, a step for the people. This festival was born as a complaint with the prohibition against eating meat during Lent and burial symbolizes the passage to a period of freedom, where you could do all that was normally prohibited.
But to eat, better than visit the restaurant Scorching Canovas to enjoy the best roast Murcia, enjoy your meat, you will leave happy.
With great weather, beach zones over 2 km and all the forests surrounding the town, is Canet de Mar, a modernist place on the coast.
It notes that in this population lived architect, Teacher, cartoonist, political and humanist Lluis Domenech i Montaner, which he gave life to such important works as the Palau de la Musica Catalana and the Palau de Sant Pau and Santa Creu. It is a perfect place to enjoy its architecture.
We can not forget the Castillo de Santa Florentina, dating from the eleventh century and in the sixteenth century joined the lineage “Montaner” It is restored in the late nineteenth century by Luis Domenech i Montaner.
And for modernism, Scorching restaurant dishes La Graella, It is a perfect place to enjoy grilled meat offering Abrasador.
High tops, springs, archaeological sites and monuments together with history and traditions to make this place a charming site.
It holds the peaks of Veleta and Mulhacén, Also note that one can see beautiful places following “The sidewalk star”, from this route we can see the “Rope tresmiles” which they are the highest peaks of Granada, peak Alcazaba, Mulhacen, an old mining and to complete the way we enter the secret cave, which it is an artificial cave made on a large rock.
Also the restaurant we present Scorching Las Lomas, wonderful place to enjoy magnificent views while enjoying the Iberian pork and beef grilled.
The history, the legend of highwaymen, where bullfighters and artists are forged…Ronda make an amazing place.
You can enjoy the Arab medina still retains some of its walls, cross the new bridge and walk around the mall Tajo. It covers part of the Sierra de las Nieves and Sierra de Grazalema. These parks are home to a large wildlife, even with some details that make them unique, as it is the pinsapoo and mountain quejigo.
It also features a theme park dedicated to Mediterranean pasture breeding bull and Andalusian horse.
In a place he could not miss a good place to eat grilled meat, this is found in the Scorching La Carreta Restaurant, Enjoy this perfect grill.
Muela Castle began to be built in the tenth century in the splendor of the Caliphate of Córdoba, It is finished in the thirteenth century by the Knights of the Knights Hospitaller. Today you can visit in one building the remains of three different castles.
This castle was transferred in the year 1183 knights by Alfonso VII, After the fort was lost several times between Christians and Muslims to lie with the Kingdom of Castile.
In this great place we found the Scorching Restaurante La fireplace Turleque, great place to enjoy the best grilled meats.
This small coastal town is La Costa Tropical Granada, located between the Costa del Sol of Malaga and the Costa de Almería, perfect to enjoy the tranquility and relaxation that offers this beach and lets us know close places and charming towns:
A few minutes from Carchuna, you can not miss the cliff Calahonda.
Granada, Nazari City only 60 minutes Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, you can visit the Alhambra, know every corner as the Generalife, Cathedral,... and lose yourself in the streets of the Albaicín.
Sierra Nevada, in less than an hour you can change the towel by skis, and enjoy the mountain's altitude of the Iberian Peninsula.
La Alpujarra, Poqueira Gorge, Pampaneira, Bubión, Capileira, Fuente Agria, Board of Rivers, Trevélez, are some of the towns that compose. Ideal to learn the customs of yesteryear Grenadine saw and lose yourself in the trails enjoying nature.
Salobreña, The main population center is nestled in a rock topped by a Moorish castle.
Almuñécar, worth visiting tropical bird park, Park Majuelo Botanical Garden, old town, etc.
And lunchtime arrival, we want to know the best grilled meats hand Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, where you will enjoy the best grill area.
Located in the Valle del Jerte, we find the town of Navaconcejo, a place surrounded by nature, precious nooks and crannies where you can lose.
Formerly it was also composed of people of Peñahorcada, but a rise of Rio Jerte destroyed the town and the inhabitants moved to Navaconcejo. We can visit several gorges and several natural areas, among them we can highlight the throat of hell and throat of Nogaleas.
We navaconcejo have to eat at the restaurant Scorching Rio Jerte, wonderful place to enjoy grilled meat while relaxing with nature.
In this suburb we can enjoy a myriad of leisure and culture.
We can find for sightseeing Castle Villaviciosa, its construction dates from the fifteenth century by the counts of chinchón, was downing 1521 and in 1538 He turned rebuild changing one of the towers and making it different from the others. Can visit, but in order group subscriptions.
We can also enjoy large parks such as the regional park Soto and the middle course of the Guadarrama river and its surroundings, perfect places to walk around and have a good time.
Here we find the restaurant Scorching Rainbow, Wonderful place to eat a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We arrived at the lagoons of Ruidera, the turquoise paradise, a place where you fall in love instantly see, a place you always want to return.
It has several waterfalls, many gaps, Rochafrida apart Castle and reservoir Peñarroya Castle and the Cave of Montesinos. This great place has many activities that make a day in the lagoons of Ruidera is something great and fun.
Within this great place we found the restaurant Scorching Los Batanes, to complete this great experience it is best to enjoy a good grilled meat in this lovely Abrasador.
His good demographic situation, climate that offers its ancient villas and beautiful gardens filled, make Navajas receive tourists from the eighteenth century, which it is not surprising given the charm of this small town in the region of Alto Palancia Castellonense.
We can highlight the Parish Church Virgen de la Luz, built in the eighteenth century dedicated to Immaculate Conception and has a nice dressing room dedicated to the Virgen de la Luz, patron of the place. Tower of Altomira, 5 building plants ending with battlements that make the shape of a crown.
If we refer to nature, We can not leave without visiting the famous Olmo, a tree planted in 1636 with 14 meters high or jumping bride, a wonderful place located in the Palancia river where the waterfall is also Armband, a waterfall of 60 meters high.
This beautiful Torre takes its name Scorching Restaurant Altomira, a perfect grill to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat Navajas.
Our next stop is Villacañas, a place with a lot of architectural interest, which can not miss if we are in this beautiful place.
It has several hermitages, each more interesting, we can highlight the chapel of Christ the eighteenth century in neoclassical style, the hermitage of San Roque built in 1835 in style of folk architecture and the hermitage of the virgin conception dating from the sixteenth century, with a popular style.
It should also enhance the ethnographic museum silo, a house dug into the ground, due to lack of financial resources in the eighteenth century, this property emerges, dug by hand by a journeyman, which only needed a peak, a shovel and lime to build a place to live.
In this pretty village, Scorching we find the Restaurante El Capricho de los Torres, a wonderful place to enjoy a great grilled meat.
We stop along the way in this beautiful land of Ciudad Real, which gets the name of the blonde color Villarrubia terrain. Place after the reconquest stand and where Sanchez-Jijon brothers founded the oldest cattle ranch fighting bulls in Spain, thus creating, the “caste jijona”.
It is a place to get lost among all its hermitages and parishes, each more charming, Noteworthy in this place the clock tower and the Museum of Agriculture, where we can see and farming tools and everyday objects, some with more than 300 years old that are conserved in perfect condition.
We are in this place with the Scorching Mirador Restaurant de la Mancha, a wonderful place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We can say it is a place with a long history, since the first known site dating from the Bronze Age and attached to the Argaric, which is considered the first metallurgical civilization of the Iberian Peninsula.
With a large number of places to visit, in highlighting their hermitages and churches, some of which are from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. We should also mention the Castle of Callosa, known as “the Castillico”, which is located in the Sierra de Callosa, It is from the Islamic period and is listed as cultural interest.
One of the things you can not miss is the living representation of the Passion of Christ. And as a curiosity we can tell, the protagonist who plays Christ is Javier Amoros, Scorching Niagara's restaurant owner and Restaurante Morote.
To enjoy a good grilled meat, We found the restaurant Scorching Nigara's, a magnificent steakhouse that does not disappoint.
This magnificent village has a special charm, thanks to its mills and castle, antiquity showing that counts Consuegra.
Castle building is located in the tenth century, during the Caliphate of Córdoba. In the year 1097 Diego Rodriguez dies, son of El Cid, during the Battle of Consuegra, happened to be Muslim two years until these, in 1099 They were finally withdrawn from Consuegra.
Mills from the nineteenth century, although there is one that comes from the sixteenth century, There are some who still have all the original machinery, Another is an exhibition of wines , one of them has an exhibition of handicrafts Toledana, which makes them all something worth visiting for leisure and history of Consuegra.
In the square of Spain, We found the restaurant Scorching cinnamon and lemon, a great place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We have come to the land of conquerors, place from where Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of Peru, which we see honored in the town square with a statue and Francisco Orellana, discoverer of the Amazon.
If it is worth noting a time Trujillo, we highlight the average age, leaving us in this population the castle, Arabas as they built the fortress in the ninth and tenth centuries, the castle was built in the thirteenth century. It was a walled city, which we can still see four of the seven gates that had: Gate of Triumph, from Santiago, de la Vera Cruz and Coria.
We also have the house museum and the palace Pizarro Pizarro Orellana, in honor of these two discoverers of which we spoke earlier .
In the Plaza Mayor, Scorching have the restaurant Corral Del Rey, a spectacular place in which to enjoy a good grilled meat is something you can not miss.
Júcar riverside and Huecar, we found this beautiful city, declared world heritage, It is a place where getting lost is incredible.
We can enjoy the cathedral, the hanging houses and ancient stone streets are calling to enjoy all the history that counts here.
The story begins in terraced houses 1565, since this year the painter Anton van den Wyngaerde onto its box “Cuenca from east”. Today only remains a small part of them, But it is more than enough to drop by and contemplate why Cuenca.
And after tourism, better than taste good grilled meat in Embid Finca Restaurant located next to Cuenca.
Located in the valley of Valderredible, we find Polientes, a place flowing with nature at every step, the Ebro to its passage by the municipality, make stroll along its paths is something unique, To which we add that we can enjoy the Ebro River Park.
The town is around the Plaza de la Olmeda, which it is the nineteenth century, We add to this the house of José Casado and entnográfico Museum Polientes, in which traits that make us know better the culture of this wonderful place are preserved.
In nature we find the restaurant Scorching Cantabria, a quiet place to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat.
Pozuelo known as a place in which to spend a great day, If we talk about entertainment, as it has many places to spend a pleasant and entertaining time, such are cinemas, restaurants, parks, bares…
We do not know is that it is a place where life remains the oldest in the world found, I pass the average age being home to great personages of the time and which owes its name to, in 1632 It was sold to the Alarcon family, giving this name to the municipality.
After many economic progress, the passage of the civil war was devastating Pozuelo de Alarcon and returned to an era of poverty as he had earlier centuries, which he got out and today is one of the cities with the highest per capita income in Spain.
And great place there must always be a great restaurant, I speak of the Scorching Restaurante El Abuelito, where you can eat a wonderful grilled meat Iberian pork and beef.
"Alicantinos Wines, good ones
wines ". Thus describe tourists and residents of the city of light wines
of the Alicante province. Being enrolled in the D. O. Alicante from
1932, these wines have become a benchmark for other provinces
Spanish thanks to its large production center. In fact it was during Years
wine capitals of the Iberian Peninsula, because of its remarkable and
Variable production. With the help of the seaport, Its wines have been
touring every corner of the peninsula and even bear the name of
Alicante outside the Spanish borders. One of the flagship wines
province is the muscatel, a highly aromatic white variety allowing
draw from muscat grapes a dry wine, very aromatic; While it may
undergo partial alcoholic fermentation to obtain a semisweet wine
DO. Alicante, a guarantee
Alicante wines are
endorsed by the many awards they are getting nationwide
and international, as well as the recognition of industry professionals
wine. Over time, the various settlements íberos,
Greek, Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs and Christians have finally given this Do Kyung-soo.
a historical backing and experience of thousands of years. Archaeological remains
They confirmed the presence of large Villa is, amphorae, tinajas, Utensils..
In the province of Alicante
White varieties are produced: Chardonnay, Macabeo, Meseguera, Muscat of Alexandria, Sauvignon
White, Airén, Verdil, Sauvignon Blanc, Fine Ground Pedralba and Subirat
Parent. In the group of red varieties are the Monastrell, Garnacha Tinta, Garnacha Tintorera, Tempranillo, Bobal,
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Black Pinor, Petit Verdot y Syrah.
The wines produced in
Alicante are young, whites, pink and red, indicating their add in
labeling, vintage wines, wines, reserva and gran reserva, aged,
liqueur wines and famed developed and internationally recognized Fondillón
with grapes Monastrell, sobremature in stock with the minimum 10
years of breeding.
the Alicante wine
During the Renaissance, Fernando
Catholic, in 1510 He banned the distribution of wines from Alicante
from other lands. This century virtually all nations had
surfaces seaweed farming, and is created in the first Cocentaina
Spain enological station to try to stop the arrival of phylloxera
these areas. The highlight of the wine
Starts in the nineteenth century. In the middle of this century and the first Oidium
after phylloxera devastate the French vineyards. It signed a treaty
preferential trade with this country which is an incredible launching pad for
our wines. At the end of this century to have 93.000 hectares and a
over production 1.200.000 hectoliters.
At present does not exceed or
10.000 hectares and production is about 400.000 hectoliters. In 1892 he
He ended the French treaty and begin the leave and overproduction to be a
Alicante cancer in viticulture. Notably archiconocido Fondillón,
Alicante wine that has occupied in its history the best tables in the world. The
It must be true Alicante Monastrell grapes, and those results
that wine, thick, a sweet taste, with some asperity, so dear in
all nations. Its main virtues are coming from the on maturity
of grape Monastrell in strain (and as such is typified). Something that can
do in Alicante in certain vintages thanks to the long summer and a little
moisture and cleaning environment that occurs between October and November that
You can lengthen the life cycle of the Monastrell grape (and late-cycle) until
these dates. Another of its peculiarities is that alcohol comes
exclusively from grapes, so its biological fermentation: not receive
The twentieth century is a time of
certain braking culture, it changes the productive and economic model
Alicante Province, opting for the tourist and industrial model and
other more profitable crops for the time.
All these changes mature
in the early years 90 when they start to reach new warehouses totaling
innovation to traditional and back again to speak Wine
DOP Alicante, up to the time of maturity that today live with new
facilities, new wine, young winemakers and grape growers, awards, recognition
and improved dissemination of this whole wide wine culture.
designation of origin
The wineries that produce this type of wine are very few alicantino, although many wineries are keen to recover this product so historic and emblematic. Some of the wineries with designation of origin are as follows: Algueña wines, Bodegas Monovar, Bodegas Alejandro.
This restaurant on the beach of Muchavista in the town of "El Campello" has an excellent and varying letter in which you can enjoy specialties such as rice dishes and meats own parenting Scorching such as the Iberian pork and veal Anoja bait field. further, It features a variety of wines D. O. Alicante to enjoy with dinner or lunch and are specialists in rice.
This restaurant on the beach of Muchavista in the town of "El Campello" has an excellent and varying letter in which you can enjoy specialties such as rice dishes and meats own parenting Scorching such as the Iberian pork and veal Anoja bait field. further, It features a variety of wines D. O. Alicante to enjoy with dinner or lunch.
The Moors and Christians in the Alicante town of El Campello is a marked date for all alicantinos, because it is perceived as one of the most authentic celebrations of Valencia. This proclamation came as a remembrance of the stage of Muslim power in the Iberian Peninsula and the battles that were alternating power between Muslims and Christians. In this coastal town, as in almost all border towns with the sea these parties fighting Barbary pirates of centuries XV recalls, XVI or XVII.
Moors and Christians in El Campello (Alicante)
The date of celebration proclaimed due to the fishing history of the fishing village. The day of the patron saint of El Campello, the Virgin of the Forsaken , season coincided with dates for sailors who were at sea. We had to find an alternative date, so it was decided that the festivities in honor of the patron would be held on 15 October, Santa Teresa Day, head of the municipal parish. El Campello streets were decorated with lanterns, and he had dances, music, parades and processions, there in 1976, which they were gradually leading to the Moors and Christians as we now know.
picture patron saint santa teresa el campello
The coincidence of the approaching day of Valencia (9 October) further lengthens the festive atmosphere in El Campello. Institutional and civic celebrations merge with festive events, creating a unique atmosphere that transports us to another time. Child Moor and Christian parade culminates with the staging at Castle festivities taking Valencia by King Jaume I, and then the civic procession accompanies the Valencian flag through the streets of El Campello. In one of the oldest streets of the town, Pal Street, couples dressed in their traditional costumes dance like yesteryear, WELCOMING the "handkerchief of St. Dionysius".
El Campello landing Moors and Christians fiestas
But the real kick start the festivities is marked by the lighting of artistic lighting and the opening night party 11 October. It's a long night, the hosts prepare their camp on the beach of the Mar carrer at the approach of the Moorish landing, which will produce at dawn 12 October.
The Moorish landing is the first act of the Moors and Christians, where the arrival of the Moorish armies is represented by the sea, in addition to their struggle on the beach with the Christian troops of El Campello who lose under the pressure of invaders coming from the sea and give rise to different acts of the parties.
Among the outstanding events of these festivals are the "alardos" and embassies front of the castle, and especially the colorful parades that fill the streets of the municipality of music and light (the main, in the afternoon 12 October). The day 15 religious acts occur in oven at Santa Teresa and the Virgin of the Helpless, to finish with the magnificent fireworks display.
photo Grana Restaurant located in El Campello
During the festivities Restaurant Scorching Graná It is a perfect place to eat or stop at your holiday place. Rice, the searing meat and desserts are house specialties.
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El Campello It is a privileged place. Located in the heart of the White shore, a step away from its main cities, only to 10 kilometers from Alicante and 30 Benidorm, It is a traditional fishing village that has managed to transform taste, without losing its roots, a prime tourist town.
Their 23 kilometers of coastline, the largest of the province of Alicante, They are an oasis for the senses. In this long shore, you'll find, golden beaches such as Muchavista and the Carrerlamar They are giving way to the gentle coves that appear after Illeta: from Morro Blanc to the Carritxal. Beaches and coves, All of them, suitable for water sports, they have earned the distinction of blue flags, and the ISO 14.001 for the quality of its waters, services and infrastructure.
Muchavista Beach It is a magnificent beach with an extension of 3300 mts y 80 mts width. ideal place to enjoy bathing beach, sol, and water sports such as windsurfing, Besides having an ideal place for walking or running walk through its more than 3 km. Noteworthy in the extreme northwest of the racó Zofra where a beautiful place where we find small boats resting on the shore is formed.
Enjoy highlights Sun. With an exceptional climate, El Campello enjoys over 250 sunny days a year and an average annual temperature of 19 ºC.
Among its charms, also, It has a large rich heritage having one of the most important archaeological sites in the Mediterranean: the Islet of Banyets, which brings together the remains of the most important civilizations of the Mediterranean. Both watchtowers, declared Cultural Interest, recall ancient battles, every year, We relive the Moors and Christians. Many other places have our history, among them, the farmVilla Marcowhat, formed by a modernist palace surrounded by an incredible strokes set of gardens, It is formed as one of the treasures of the city.
In this Mediterranean town I invite you to also discover each of its beaches and coves, Delve into the mountain landscapes of unquestionable interest for its rich flora and fauna. How can it be the place of tips Gosálvez, watchtower authentic sea with spectacular views of the coast, It constitutes the entire landscaped and ethnological heritage of the municipality.
And if you like diving or want to get started Campello is an ideal site, where you can enjoy different underwater routes: the caballón, Queen bathrooms, Cova del Llop Marí, Artificial reefs in El Campello, Venta Lanuza
And to complete the break is indispensable stop scorching Graná to sample the excellent rice dishes accompanied by the best veal and grilled Iberian, as well as its already known steak tartare, Avenida Jaime I the Conqueror, 46, 03560, El Campello (Alicante) Playa Muchavista
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