Discover Sherry: The Sherry Triangle is just up the road from Vejer and no visit to the area would be complete without learning more about this versatile drink.
This is a day of tastings and we head off to the neighbouring towns of El Puerto de Santa Maria, and Jerez. We will be guided through a small family-run bodega where the Sherry-making process is explained to us. We will enjoy some well-earned tapas for lunch in either Sanlucar, Jerez or El Puerto. Pairing the different Sherries you have with the food of the area.
After taking in the historic centre of Cadiz we then head inland to Jerez. Jerez is the capital of Sherry, and we finish our tour with a visit to one of the most prestigious Sherry bodegas which produces VORS (Very, Old Rare Sherries). To try to develop our Sherry palates we have more Sherry tasting at this atmospheric bodega before hopping on the bus home to Vejer.
This evening is free for you to do as you please – head out to that bar that’s been winking at you or just relax with a bottle of water.
Cadiz is the oldest constantly inhabited city in Europe. Surrounded by the ocean, it has never gone hungry and fish is the principle ingredient. It’s dripping in history – the Phoenicians, the Romans, the Moors, Christopher Columbus, Sir Francis Drake, Trafalgar and Sherry have all been part of its rich past. The Gaditanos (people of Cadiz) are the happiest in Spain. They love food, music and Sherry. So today we head to indulge in the food of Cadiz, following in the footsteps of Rick Stein, visiting the market, some cultural sites and as many tapas bars as your stamina allows. Coffee and picatostes will be the final dish of the day before we head back to Vejer.
Today is your last class – Flavours of Morocco. For over 600 years the Moors lived in Vejer and although all aspects of their culture were expelled in 1492, their legacy lives on through certain touches in the local cuisine. A delicious day mostly of vegetables with an added splash of chicken and perhaps fish. Lots of almonds and mint of course.
Tonight will be your farewell dinner.
Farewell breakfast: It’s time to say goodbye. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in your hotel and have one last walk/extended photo opportunity around beautiful Vejer.