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Santa Brígida, Wine and Dutch Pirates

The Dutch pirates found in Santa Brígida a fierce opposition in the Canarian militia of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria until they finally entered into the city, stole the bell of the chapel of San Telmo (Parque San Telmo) and burnt down the old city of Vegueta down Continue reading

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A LAND OF CHEESE

The Canary Islands is a land of cheese. In 1341, the excellent quality of our cheese was already mentioned in the Boccaccio manuscript, an ancient historical proof about the very first settlers of the Canary Islands. Later, during the XVII and XVIII centuries, Canary cheese was exported to Europe with the wine we made here Continue reading

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