Chestnuts and Wine, a Tenerife Tradition

Fri, November 19th, 2010 - By Andrea Montgomery

It’s November and the Fiesta of  San Andrés (Saint Andrew’s Day) approaches – time to roast the castañas (chestnuts) and crack open the season’s new wine – a tasty Tenerife tradition, especially in Puerto de la Cruz:

Posted : Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 9:31 am
Category : food and drink
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3 Responses to “Chestnuts and Wine, a Tenerife Tradition”

  1. […] autumn weekend at the Noelia Playa Hotel at the end of November when the harbour was busy with roasted chestnut sellers and local wine producers delighting visitors to the town with the mellow fruitfulness of the […]

  2. […] chestnuts As the fiesta of San Andrés approaches we can already see chestnuts for sale in supermarkets and farmer’s markets across […]

  3. […] tanned, old men who sit at tables playing dominoes and cards. But more than that, from the venue for roasting chestnuts and tasting wine throughout November; the epicentre of nightly discos during Carnaval; the venue for Heineken Jazz […]

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