5 Highlights of the restaurant Lo Squalo

Really romantic at sunset: in the background the island of Tavolara becomes pink then the sky is filled with stars and the moon shines on the sea. On the beach of Pittulongu, few miles north of Olbia. 1. RIGHT ON THE SEA Eating listening to the lapping of the waves is really relaxing and there…

5 Unique native red vines

Most of the red vines of Sardinia are grown with the “alberello” system, to keep the grapes close to the ground and to face the strong wind. Usually the wines have an alcohol content between 14% and 16%. 1. CANNONAU This vine is a type of granache and grows anywhere on the island. We are…

5 Vegetarian cheeses

Giovanni Agostino Curreli’s artisan cheese factory Erkìles is the first company in Sardinia that receives the “Vegetarian Quality” ® certification for the production of Pecorino cheeses using only vegetable rennet. 1. AROMATIZZATO Hard, raw, table and grating cheese. The pasta has a compact structure, which with aging matures to shell, acquiring strong flavors. Flavored with…

5 Best coffee shops of Olbia

Olbia has wonderful cafes in every neighborhood. Cappuccino, espresso coffee, cold coffee, American coffee, Irish coffee, Arabic coffee … It’s always the right time for a coffee! 1. MY BAR (Via Regina Elena 76) Opposite Piazza Crispi, near the sea, excellent bar where the locals love to go from 6:00 am until late at night….

5 Ancient wild wines

In the area of Mamoiada the Sedilesu winery has got fifteen hectares of vineyards which are mainly cultivated with Cannonau vines trained by the alberello (bush vine) technique. Only a small part is cultivated with a white grape variety called “Granazza”. 1. MAMMUTTHONE A full expression of Mamoiada’s Cannonau character: clear notes of spice and…

5 Highlights of a wine tour

1. TASTE THE GRAPES IN THE VINEYARDS Nothing allows you to understand more about a wine than walking in the vineyard, you can smell the perfumes, touch the earth, feel the wind and the sun. As the grape! 2. TASTE THE WINE FROM THE BARRELS IN THE CELLAR In the cellar you feel the tradition…

5 Highlights of a food tour

1. LEARN HOW TO PREPARE MUSSEL SOUP In the Gulf of Olbia some of the tastiest mussels of the Mediterranean are grown. Learn how to clean them and how to cook a classic Sardinian meal starter. 2. LEARN HOW TO PREPARE SPAGHETTI WITH BOTTARGA The bottarga are the eggs of the mullet fish, salted and…

5 Typical products you must try

Up until 50 years ago, most people had their vineyard for wine, their sheep for cheese, their bread oven. Today it has changed a bit, but everything is working only for quality If you join a Wine Tour with Ecosport Sardinia they will let you discover the enogastronomic tradition of Sardinia, explaining and tasting amazing…

5 Cool bar on the beach

On the island we like spending a lot of time at the beach and a good bar is essential. Breakfast, lunch, aperitif and dance under the stars. With emerald water in front of you! Choose the style you prefer. There are trendy places where people dress like in a discoteque or hippy bars where you…

5 Great seafood restaurants on the sea

Eat in a restaurant on the beach in front of the sea is fantastic but don’t go after a strong wind period, the boats can’t go fishing and the fish will be frozen. The summer when the island is crowd is not the best period, but usually, the only period to avoid is the middle…

5 Great typical red wines

Sardinia is one of the Blue Zones in the world, with a huge part of the population living beyond 100 years old. Experts say it’s because of the great wines in the region. If you want to know more about it you can join a Wine Tour with Ecosport Sardinia. In a small winery, you learn how to bottle. In the…

5 Best farmer markets

Looking for fresh, local and sustainable food? Farmers markets are the right choice! Every day there is a different one, each small village has its market once a week. They are not just places to buy food but also one of the best ways to get in touch with the local culture. Pastors, farmers, winemakers,…

5 Tasty seashells you should try

In Sardinia, we eat almost everything that comes from our fantastic sea, but we have an ancient and deep passion for every type of clams. We love them both cooked and raw. People go to get them on their own but nowadays there are professional growers who guarantee quality and safety because it’s better to…