There is something mysterious about Galicia only known by those who live
there. There is something wild and abrupt in its landscapes of high mountains
and steep cliffs. Also its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, which 365 days a
year hits its shores in force leaving in its removal hundreds of women
collecting shellfish on the beaches and among the rocks.
The gray and rainy climate of the region gives some respite per year in the very
few sunny days that are well received by the pilgrims who, about to finish his
journey, are approaching Santiago de Compostela from all over the world.
The strength of Christian faith coexists with the remotest pagan beliefs in the
minds of the Galician. “Las meigas” (witches) are much more than just a legend
to the inhabitants of the small towns of the coast of Galicia.
Ordinary people in many of the backyards of their houses still have the barns
(“hórreos”), so typical from this land, that were once used to store cereals in
the period between harvests.
Sitting at the table in Galicia is to enjoy the traditional taste in soups and
stews, good bread, good wine and excellent company. But what the visitor can not
miss is the “Empanada gallega” (sardine / tuna pie), the “lacón con grelos”
(front pork leg pieces cooked with turnip), the “pulpo con cachelos” (boiled
octopus served with sliced potatoes with skin) and the seafood, another classic.
In the area of the Rias Baixas Albariño grapes are grown and they are the ones
which compose entirely the wine Paco & Lola. No doubt this wine will add a color
on any table that has its presence. The fun design of the bottle, very chic,
prepares us for the pleasant experience that involves drinking it. With 13.5%
alcohol, comes from the best selection of grapes from each vintage and even
taste better if we are aware of that the cellar, winner of numerous national and
international awards every year, is working with a production of Integrated