There will be tastings of Canarian wines with live music from 8pm on Friday 29 March in Chio’s plaza, Guía de Isora Ayuntamiento has announced. The event is a new introduction to the municipality’s wine events – remember there is also a Noche de Vino y tapas in Playa San Juan on the 30th (see HERE) – but “Boleros al vino” itself will be in Chio the night before.READ MORE

Photo: Peter Louer. Updated 20 March: Aemet has forecast the wind to pick up tomorrow becoming particularly strong – Force 7 – on Friday. The south-east of Tenerife will be worst affected, and the winds will also bring wild seas, leading the Met Office to issue a yellow alert for costeros from 3am Thursday night: it current lasts the whole of Friday. Updated 7 March: With the unsettled weather, Aemet has issued a yellow alert for costeros around most of Tenerife on Saturday. Costeros are wild seas with heavy swell and high waves breaking over the coastline: the public is always advised not to go inREAD MORE

Four people are in hospital after two head-on collisions in Tenerife within a few hours last night. The first accident occurred on the TF47 near Playa La Arena in Guía de Isora, with emergency services called out just before 11pm to the incident in which a 77-year-old man had received injuries to the head and a 36-year-old man had been wounded in the face. The elder man was taken to Hospiten Sur and the younger to Hospital Quirón Costa Adeje: neither is said to be in serious condition. The second incident was far worse, however, with emergency services saying they were called out shortly beforeREAD MORE

Updated 17 March: The alert has been deactivated because Andrea María Alberto has thankfully been found alive and well. Original post 15 March: Police and missing persons agencies are asking for the public’s help to find Andrea María Alberto who was last seen on Monday, 11 March, in La Laguna. She is 16 years old, 1.72m tall, with long dark hair and wears glasses. If anyone can help locate her, please call any of the numbers on the poster.READ MORE

Every Easter all eyes are on Adeje for its passion play (see HERE for last year’s article), but Guía de Isora has a unique and now internationally famous Easter programme, the star of which is the annual Pascua Florida. This sees the town’s streets filled with floral displays evoking the stations of the cross, as can be seen in the video below from a few years ago. In the old town centre itself, the plazas and pretty cobbled streets are filled with floral displays and contemporary art in a beautiful and moving visual representation of Christ’s journey through Jerusalem to the place of his crucifixionREAD MORE

Photo: Adeje Ayuntamiento. Adeje Ayuntamiento is always delighted to join in the range of events that take place to celebrate St Patrick’s Day on 17 March and this year is no exception. On the eve of St Patrick’s Day, Friday 16 March, for the sixth consecutive year, the town’s Plaza de España will join the Global Greening – the wave of international buildings and iconic landmarks that are lit up in green to celebrate this most international of national festivals. Adeje plaza therefore joins with the Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the London Eye, the Great Wall of China, the Christ the Redeemer statue in RioREAD MORE