The stamps have served over time to represent important events in history, culture, art and many other topics relevant to countries and peoples, gastronomy has been the protagonist on numerous occasions.
Sanlúcar de Barrameda is in luck this year 2022 having been elected Spanish Capital of Gastronomy, the first city that without being the capital of the province has been deserving of such an important award.
500 years after eighteen heroes disembarked from the Nao Victoria in its port, Sanlúcar is still the place that combines history and modernity, this time with our gastronomy as the protagonist.
Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spanish Capital of gastronomy 2022 and kilometer zero of the modern world, the place thanks to which the planet confirmed its roundness and where it showed that, sailing towards the sunset, one reached where the sun was born.
The prawn of Sanlúcar is dressed in this unique seal of the colors of the sea, the countryside and of course, of the Manzanilla, a unique fresh and cheerful wine with Denomination of Origin, to become part of the philatelic series Spanish Capital of Gastronomy, that Correos has been issuing for years. With this series, Correos highlights the gastronomy of the different Spanish cities that, every year, present themselves with enthusiasm and putting the best of themselves, to win this award.
During 2022, Sanlúcar de Barrameda
It will offer a multitude of activities related to gastronomy, which together with its extensive cultural heritage, its festivals and traditions, and horse racing on the beaches, will undoubtedly be a great attraction to enhance its tourist offer.
The cuisine of Sanlúcar is a cuisine linked to tradition, treasuring great elaborations with the high quality products offered by its land and its sea and that make up the best natural pantry.
Shrimp tortillas, "papas aliñás", prawns, seafood stews and endless options scattered throughout the neighborhoods of the city, the Plaza del Cabildo, known as the cathedral of the tapa, Bajo de Guía, temple of the prawn, the Barrio Alto, essence and spoon around the must or Bonanza with its seafaring tradition taken to the plate, they offer us a walk of the most succulent.
All these dishes are accompanied by a unique wine, the Manzanilla de Sanlúcar, centuries of winemaking tradition, a decisive geographical enclave with westerly winds that provide salinity and humidity, are keys that confer a unique character for a wine that has conquered the most demanding palates
"Sanlúcar de Barrameda . El Mundo, Vuelta y Vuelta", this is Sanlúcar, and thus its flavors, land, sea, the Guadalquivir and the salt flats, a millenary history that has made its gastronomic culture one of its hallmarks.
Product of Filatelia Correos, sold and sent by Correos
Printing: Offset in coated, rubberized and phosphorescent support.
Seal format: 40.9 x 57.6 mm
Postal value of each stamp: 1,65€
Publication Date: April 4, 2022
Circulation: 134,000 stamps
Product exempt from VAT.