The third blogtrip of the bottle opens to Madrid lands

The third blogtrip of the bottle opens to Madrid lands

This weekend the “boteloneta” will set off to visit O Barco and various points in the Valdeorras region to introduce the bottle to journalists and gastronomic experts. This year, journalists who work in the media in Madrid and also Galician professionals will be around the botelo. The objective of this activity of the Festa do Botelo program is the promotion and communication in social networks and media of the Botelo de O Barco product and its touristic-cultural environment. The activity will take place this weekend, before the 20th Boat Festival, to promote its knowledge and for the public to come to the village next weekend to taste the product in the restaurants and enjoy the festive atmosphere with food, acts and tavern songs, etc. In addition, it will be used for the touristic and cultural promotion of the town of Barque and the region in general. This year the novelty is the start of the promotion of the bottle in the capital of Spain to awaken the taste for this product in view of future actions in Madrid.

Planned activity program

Saturday, January 11

11 am: Start of the activity. Presentation of the participants and welcome.

12 p.m.: Live broadcast of RNE5’s Degustar España program at the Lauro Olmo Theater with Manuel Moraga as director and presenter. Free entry for anyone interested in watching the show air.

1:00 p.m.: Visit to the ROANDI winery in the town of Barque. Roandi is in charge of the wine for Festa do Botelo and one of the DO Valdeorras wineries based in the town of Barque.

2:30 p.m.: Lunch at the Casa Galaica restaurant. Presentation of the product and tasting of the Botelo.

18:00: Walk around Xagoaza and visit the “Cova dos Monxes” of Bodegas Godeval.

8:30 p.m.: Route through the bars of Barquen village with the skewer route “the boat goes with skewers”.

Sunday, January 12

10 a.m.: Breakfast to exchange opinions and resolve doubts.

11 a.m.: Visit to the company that makes the bottle in Viana do Bolo: Embutidos García Marcos. Explanation of its preparation in the company itself and counting the entire drying and smoking process.

12:30 p.m.: farewell to the activity



Freelance journalist and wine expert.

Since 2018, he has been the director and presenter of the weekly program “Degustar España” on RNE5, in which he talks for 30 minutes about gastronomy in the Spanish territory and tourism.

Academician of the Performing Arts of Spain


Journalist and qualified sommelier.

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Member of the Madrid Press Association (APM), member of the Madrid Association of Sommeliers (AMS), member of the Spanish Association of Journalists and Wine Writers (AEPEV), Ambassador of the Tapa Academy. Sherry Women.

Gastroystyle magazine and Restauradores magazine on paper. In addition to a talk show on Eva Robles’ radio program entitled “Todos en Libertad” on Libertad FM. Máis de 1.236.000  visitas e as súas redes sociais.


Freelance journalist on RNE5 with the program “Escapadas” and in other publications such as Origen magazine.

Origen is a magazine about gastronomy, products and gastronomic tourism, aimed at women and men who love gastronomy, travel and the rural and gastronomic culture of the country. It is a bimonthly publication, with a print run of 18,500 copies, distributed both to the end customer and to companies such as El Corte Inglés Gourmet stores, restaurants, Paradores and rural accommodation, gastronomy schools, as well as to purchasing managers, importers and producers. It is a paper magazine but the reports are also posted on the web.

This website receives 160,000 monthly visits:

Examples of previous reports: (Toro, páx 44 e seguintes) (Navarra, páx 44 e seguintes)


Journalist and social media communicator expert in gastronomy and wine tourism. Director and presenter of the radio program “Comer e Falar” on SI Radio Galicia.

Active member in social networks with his own name and through those of the Comer e Falar program. Assistant to numerous blogtrips in Galicia and Portugal promoting tourism.


Expert Galician cook for years. Currently chef of the program “Estache bo” that is broadcast daily on TVG. Collaborator of the “Eat and Talk” program.

Promoter in social networks of gastronomy topics.

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