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100 years of Prohibition

On January 16, 1920, the Prohibition was established in the United States, which prohibited the consumption of alcohol, until 1933. What did “Prohibition” mean? It has been a century since one of the most controversial laws ever introduced in the United States: the Prohibition. The Eighteenth Amendment to…


Edible flowers: from the garden to the table

Flowers: more than just to smell or decorate Edible flowers are, as their name suggests, those suitable for human consumption. Although in many countries its discovery as a culinary ingredient is recent, in ancient Greece, Egypt or Rome were already used. The first recorded data dates from 140…


Gift Experiences for Christmas

This Christmas, gift experiences! If we made a list of all the gifts we’ve received throughout our lives that we haven’t used, picked up dust on the shelf, or given directly to someone else, we’d be sure to fill more than two pages. Fragrances that you would never…


Guide to Astronomic Leasure: stargazing in Tenerife

– The clarity of its skies, its pure and clean air and its unbeatable conditions make Tenerife one of the main destinations in the world to see the stars. We bring you a basic guide with everything you need to know! – El Teide Observatory, 2,400 metres above…


The so-called Monje of Author

How did this idea come up? It was a novel idea that sought to break patterns of the wine world in the Canaries, as well as to confront a prevailing mentality that underestimated the capabilities and possibilities of wine production in the archipelago. Thus, it was decided to…


Black Listan, the red grape of wine

In the Canary Islands, almost 90% of the cultivated area is made up of 6 varieties. Among them is the black listán, which occupies about a quarter of these crops (about 24%). How’s the black listán grape? Resistant, rustic and vigorous, blue-black colored. The bunches are compact, of…

Which wine to gift?

Be original: give volcanic wines as a present There are many occasions when giving wine becomes a fantastic option; meeting with friends, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, celebrations, important dates… However, there is always the question of which one to choose in order to be right, to look…


Monje Wine&Tours essence

Monje Wine&tours has gradually been configured on the basis of a philosophy of life and shared work, which is exactly what we seek to spread: “to show reality as it is and not as we want it to be”. That’s why the heart of our excursions is the…

The best experiences in Tenerife

Looking for adventures in Tenerife? What a difficult choice! Tenerife is an island full of corners to discover, even for locals. We propose you 5 experiences in Tenerife to know first hand local traditions, customs and corners in their purest form. And best of all, they all include…

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The best brunch in Tenerife?

Oh, heavenly brunch! Everybody knows that having breakfast is the best part of the day, isn’t it? The more time you have to enjoy it, the better. If you’re not keen on brunch, at home or in a restaurant, it’s probably because you haven’t tried a very good…