Feliciano Fidalgo, from Tremor de Abajo, was mantenedor (chairman) of Bembibre’s National Festival for the Exaltation of Botillo on its XXIV edition in 1996. Journalist and correspondent abroad (in France), fundamentally linked to the newspaper El País.
Both France and, very specifically, Paris, did not go unnoticed in the speech he gave in the central act of the event, ensuring that he had already become an ambassador of botillo in the neighbouring country, where he made known the virtues and pleasures of this stuffed cold meat.
However, he claimed the honour of being recognized as the organizer of t Bembibre’s Botillo Festival in Paris.
Being a journalist has been attached to gastronomy. He was always highlighting the relevance of el Bierzo, which he acclaimed in his articles.