Medronho at São Barnabé - São Barnabé, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 37° 21.361 W 008° 09.783
29S E 574120 N 4134696
Quick Description: A perfect "medronho" berry picking spot in Southern Portugal
Location: Beja, Portugal
Date Posted: 11/26/2012 1:55:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMFT1Y
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
This spot is located in the surroundings of the village of São Barnabé, a remote place well known by the production of "medronho" liquor, a strong drink produced in the Southern part of Portugal.

But the "medronho" it's also good to eat, as a berry. There is no English word for it, but the scientific designation of the "medronho" bush is "Arbutus unedo".

This spot is easy to access, walking from the village, and it offers a huge amount of berries to be collected. Best time of the year to pick "Medronhos" is late Autumn, sometimes early Winter.
Type of berry: Medronho

Dates in Season: From: 10/20/2012 To: 12/20/2012

Is there a fee?: no

Web Site URL?: Not listed

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