The Regulatory Council of the Denominations of Origin (CRDO) ‘Málaga’, ‘Sierras de Málaga’ and ‘Pasas de Málaga’ launches, with the support of the Provincial Council, ‘Málaga, the sea of wines’, an enogastronomic action which runs from September 17 to October 3.
A tour of the wines with DO Málaga and DO Sierras de Málaga and the most traditional marenga cuisine present in 15 restaurants on the Malaga coastline that they presented this Monday afternoon in a ceremony in which, in addition to the president of the CRDO, José María Losantos; The president of the Provincial Council and Costa del Sol Tourism, Francisco Salado; the territorial delegate for Tourism, Nuria Rodríguez and the Councilor for Tourism of the Malaga City Council, Rosa Sánchez, among others.
From Manilva to Nerja, more than a dozen restaurants take part in this initiative in which the public can enjoy a selection of wines with designation of origin from Malaga or Sierras de Malaga and the elaborations of the recipe book of the Marenga kitchen of each restaurant, from the classic gazpachuelo to the seafood casserole or fried fish.
The initiative, which has wine-growing references from the entire province, is part of the general objectives of the council to promote the dissemination, knowledge and consumption of wines with designation of origin in Malaga’s restaurants.
In addition, within ‘Malaga, the sea of wines’ there are parallel activities around the universe of wine, the sea and marine gastronomy, such as a wine pairing tasting and a seine boat regatta with professionals from the gastronomic, tourism and tourism sector. the media.
“Synergy and, above all, the collaborative nature is the true axis of this new promotional action of the Council with which we intend to put even more value on wines with designation of origin in our own province”, explains the president of the Council, José María Losantos, who has also focused on the importance of “strengthening ties with hoteliers so that wines with DO Málaga and Sierras de Málaga are not missing on their tables.”
Users will be able to consult the restaurants participating in the initiative through the website https://vinomalaga.com/malagalamardevinos/. Likewise, diners will get a special gift when consuming any wine with a designation of origin in the participating restaurants.
Within the framework of the initiative, this Monday the pairing tasting ‘Malaga, the sea of wines’ was held, in which representatives of the business, cultural and tourist world have attended. This experience combines seven wines with DO Málaga or Sierras de Málaga –whites, rosés, reds and sweets– with marine symbols, paired with marengas tastings prepared by the restaurants participating in this action.
Marenga garlic soup, Russian “coloraíllos” salad or red tuna bolognese cannelloni with coconut bechamel have been some of the dishes present.
Likewise, on September 24, at 12:30 p.m., the Malaga Regatta, La Mar de Vinos will be held in the Pedregalejo neighborhood. An event that links the seafaring tradition of this neighborhood on the Malaga coast, such as the barca de jábega, and wines with a designation of origin.
Winemakers from all over the province, journalists, hoteliers and representatives of the tourism sector will take the oars of the boats, under the coordination and direction of veteran rowers of the Pedregalejo Rowing Club, and will carry out a symbolic regatta from the beach.
The wineries participating in this initiative are Tierra de Mollina, Victoria Ordóñez & Hijos, Jorge Ordóñez, Dimobe, Doña Felisa, Cortijo Los Aguilares, La Melonera winery, Málaga Virgen, F. Schatz winery, Descalzos Viejos, Antonio Muñoz Cabrera winery, Unión de Cooperatives Paseras de la Axarquía (Ucopaxa), Gonzalo Beltrán Winery, Almijara, Joaquín Fernández Winery, Telmo Rodríguez Winery, Sedella Winery, Vertical Vineyards and Nilva Winery.
Regarding restaurants, Mediterraneo (Benajarafe), El Parador Playa (Benalmádena), ChinChín Puerto (Caleta de Vélez), Down-T (Caleta de Vélez), Restaurante La Plata Casa Matilde (Benajarafe), Espigones (Málaga-Pedregalejo) participate. , Chiringuito Oasis (Fuengirola), Here I want to see you (Marbella), El Saladero (Caleta de Vélez), House of Botes (Málaga), Chiringuito Varela (Torre del Mar), Chiringuito Olivar (Manilva), Hermanos Alba (Málaga), El Velero del Sur (El Morche) and Rincón del Sol (Nerja).