Infographic gallery 2016

29 December, 2016


2016 has been a year full of moments, moments that have been shared with the loved ones or even with strangers; but always with a glass of wine in our hand… From La Mancha Designation of Origin we want to remember all those moments drinking a glass of wine, and the best way to do… Leer más »

8 great tattoo ideas for wine lovers

7 December, 2016

Wine Tattoos - Portada

Check out these tattoos from devotees who have made a lifetime commitment to wine. Tattoo wine ideas! A tattoo is a permanent design made on skin with a needle and ink. Just how much of a wine lover are you? Wine stains on skin are so much cooler than wine stains on anything else! There are… Leer más »

World wine production in 2016

2 November, 2016


One of the lowest in the 21st century According to data released by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (the OIV), world wine production for 2016 is estimated to be 259 million hectolitres, a 5% drop. In October, the first estimated figures for the current world wine situation were presented by Jean Marie Aurand,… Leer más »

10 Halloween Wine Accessories

19 October, 2016

Halloween Wine Accessories

Planning on throwing a Halloween party with your family and friends? If so, of course you want to have the best and spookiest decor. Check out these Halloween wine accessories for all your party needs 1. Bottle stoppers Halloween-themed bottle stoppers for those bottles of wine your guests don’t finish.     Source: Wine Vine… Leer más »

Pisto manchego versus ratatouille

9 August, 2016

El pisto manchego adereza los manteles de verano e invierno

The large pisto of Villanueva de los Infantes will try to set the Guinness World Record Next 4th of September there is a challenge to do: make the largest pisto manchego in the world. Since October 2014, the record “weighs” 563 kilograms of ratatouille and it was achieved on the set of Chez Remy in… Leer más »

Los suelos en La Mancha

15 June, 2016

El suelo manchego refleja la buena evolución del viñedo

  Vasta en horizontes, con un clima de interior, fuertemente continentalizado en el rigor térmico de sus temperaturas (de -15 en invierno a 42 en verano) y unas precipitaciones anuales no muy abundantes (300/400 mm.), ciertamente, La Mancha dibuja un panorama lejos de aquellas campiñas idílicas  que imaginaba nuestro Hidalgo Caballero, Don Quijote. Sin embargo,… Leer más »

Green pruning

8 June, 2016

La poda en verde se realiza directamente en ocasiones con la propia mano

We know the benefits of green pruning, a work done before the flowering period in spring to ensure a better production quality of the grapes It is done when the clusters are still tender and easy to use, and no use of scissors is necessary, several months in advance to the harvest period. The clusters… Leer más »

Wine: Your great ally in the “bikini mission”

6 June, 2016

Copas de vino en Playa

With the arrival of spring and heat, many of us begin to think about the possible amount of weight gained during the winter period and seek a solution to that possible overweight to get ready for the summer, thinking about our summer clothes, but especially in the garment of excellence during summer: the bikini and… Leer más »

The wines from Cervantes ancient time

17 May, 2016

Recreación holográfica de una cocina del siglo XVI

DO La Mancha wines, return to the city of the 3 cultures, Toledo, on a very special year since it is the gastronomic capital of the region and the city remembers the typical dishes that are represent in Don Quixote. If there is a period of artistic and historical supremacy regarding the culture of wine… Leer más »

Madrid, traditional market for manchego wines

10 May, 2016


The Regulatory Council redoubles efforts promoting DO La Mancha wines in the capital of Spain It was during the period of the Roman Empire, when in the Iberian Peninsula, like in the rest of Romanized Europe, commercial wine tours were established, but it was only later, during the late Middle Ages, when production areas of… Leer más »

Gregorio Martín-Zarco will be named favourite son of the region

4 May, 2016


  The president of the Regulatory Council DO La Mancha was named last 31st of May (Day of the Region) favorite son of Castilla-La Mancha. The regional president, Emiliano García Page, surprised him with this news at the opening of the “Fair of Flavours” (Feria de Sabores) in Alcázar de San Juan. Martín-Zarco said it… Leer más »

Consuming wine in moderation helps to slim down

3 May, 2016


According to the recent study conducted by the Harvard Medical School, research corroborates the metabolic benefits of wine consumed with moderation Once again wine becomes the protagonist thanks to their qualities of moderate intake and its aesthetic consequences, even better, healthy for the body. So it is explained in the paper La Vanguardia. Recent research… Leer más »

Italy: teaching wine culture in Primary School

14 April, 2016


Dario Stefano, Senator for the Sinistra Ecologia Libertà party has presented to the Italian Government a proposal for including in the syllabus of Primary School a subject about “history and culture of wine”. It is soon to know if it will be approved, so it’s in its first steps in the Italian Parliament. This proposal… Leer más »