Fancy a vermut?

As they did last April and May, the Town Hall in Palamós is launching an initiative again this spring, involving 23 local bars, to promote “going for a vermut”. This will involve live street music, many shops opening on Sunday mornings and, most importantly, vermouth plus a tapa at very economical prices in each of the designated bars, with the aim of attracting visitors to the town on Sundays. You can find out when and where these free live concerts are happening here.  (And don’t forget, it’s doesn’t have to be vermouth – and it doesn’t have to be Sunday!) 😉

If you’d like to read a short history of vermut, just check-out our previous blog.

Visca Barça!!! Or Girona! But probably not Espanyol…

This blog is for footie fans! If you’re not a football fan you might as well stop reading now – although there is a bit history included too, so maybe read on, at least a little!

The Best League in the World
First of all, let’s just get one thing straight here: La Liga is the best league in the world right now, and it has been for the last two decades or so. In terms of achievements in European competition, no other league has come close since the turn of the millennium, to take a nice round year. And it’s not just all about FC Barcelona and Real Madrid either.

Continue reading “Visca Barça!!! Or Girona! But probably not Espanyol…”

Let’s go for a Vermut!

As some of you may, or may not, have noticed, there is a tradition here amongst the locals of going out for an aperitif before Sunday lunch. And not just any old aperitif, but a vermut! Of course, it’s not forbidden to drink something other than a vermut and people do partake of other beverages too but, whatever you drink, the custom is often referred to as “going for a vermut”! Continue reading “Let’s go for a Vermut!”