Cider country!

4th November – 7th November

With all the beer that has been consumed this year, I was glad to be in cider country. They love the stuff, and Oveido is pretty much the capital of Spanish cider.
With all the beer that has been consumed this year, I was glad to be in cider country. They love the stuff, and Oveido is pretty much the capital of Spanish cider.

Oviedo was our next stop as we were gradually making our way towards Portugal. The capital of Spanish cider, Oviedo features a street of sidrerias (cider houses) where you will be served a local cider in the traditional way.  The waiter holds the bottle of cider over their head and pours the cider into a glass held below.  Cider spills everywhere, but at the same time is oxygenated.  So you drink your small glass quickly and wait for it to happen again.  It was rather entertaining. Continue reading Cider country!