Your host is Roger Davies, a wine connoisseur and first point of call for all things gastronomic in Seville. You will first visit a farm to see how the pigs are reared and then go on to see the installations of one of the best ham producers in the village of Jabugo, a mythical name in Spain for fine ham. An expert will show you around, explaining the processes involved in the production of ham and of other products which come from the Iberian pig. At the end of the visit you will be able to taste the wonderful ham along with a glass of the best fino. This is followed by a gourmet lunch in Aracena. You will sample the finest local produce including fresh cheese, ham, mushrooms, pork from the Iberian pig, wild asparagus, artichokes etc. Many of the dishes will vary according to the season. The meal will be accompanied by fine Spanish red wine and end with typical desserts.
Visit a boutique olive oil mill situated on the outskirts of El Viso del Alcor, 30 minutes from Seville. Accompanied by Roger Davies you will learn about everything that goes into making fine extra virgin olive oils, from the olive tree to the final product. The olive oil produced at the mill has won medals at tasting competitions all over the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, China and Israel. At the end of the visit there is a tasting which includes a dish that has been made using the extra virgin oil produced at the mill.