2012 Hong Kong & China Road Show, Autumn Edition

6 november, 2012

The D.O. La Mancha is proud to present the 2012 China Road Show, Autumn Edition, including for the first time, the participation in the 2012 Hong Kong Wine & Spirits Fair under the D.O. La Mancha Pavilion. Representatives from the D.O. governing body, including his President Mr. Gregorio Martin-Zarco will lead a group of 20… Lees meer »

La Mancha grape harvest: Lower quantity, but high quality

13 september, 2012

This year he weather conditions, especially in Winter and Spring, have been different, there has not been much rain and there have been high temperatures. The Regional Ministry of Agriculture of Castilla-La Mancha is predicting a reduction in quantity around 15-20%. Nevertheless, all wineries asked by the Control Board Denomination of Origin La Mancha have… Lees meer »

The sleeping giant of China awakes with La Mancha wines

9 juli, 2012

After the events in U.S.A. and Brazil in May, the third Road Show took place in China at the end of June. With these events the Control Board Denomination of Origin La Mancha aim for consolidating the commercial networks and for looking for new opportunities for La Mancha wines. The first stop was in Hangzhou… Lees meer »

La Mancha Wine Region Names Michael Green Their 2012 U.S. Ambassador

15 juni, 2012

The Spanish wine region of La Mancha has named wine expert Michael Green as their U.S. Ambassador for 2012. Green, whose 25 years of experience include nearly two decades as Gourmet Magazine’s wine and spirits consultant, will represent the designation of origin (D.O.) at events and speaking engagements as a spokesman, providing education and raising… Lees meer »

D.O. La Mancha Awards 2012 proves that 2011 vintage was excellent

5 juni, 2012

The results of the D.O. La Mancha Awards 2012 were announced this week at Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain). This edition was highly competitive due to the number of wines participating, more than 800, and their outstanding quality, proving that 2011 vintage was excellent. M. Gregorio Martin Zarco, D.O.La Mancha Control Board’s President,… Lees meer »

DO La Mancha wines in Decanter World Wine Awards 2012

29 mei, 2012

More awards for La Mancha wines, this time in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2012. The results were announced last week at The London International Wine Fair. In its 9th edition, 14,119 wines 47 countries have been tasted. The judging panel was composed by over 200 wine merchants, sommeliers, journalists and authors including 54 Masters… Lees meer »

La Mancha wines conquer U.S.A. and Brazil markets

24 mei, 2012

La Mancha kicked off its 2012 U.S. Road Show in early May with successful events for the trade and media in Seattle, San Francisco and Houston, followed by a tasting for consumers in Dallas. Representatives from the governing body of D.O. (designation of origin) La Mancha, including President Gregorio Martín-Zarco, accompanied a group of fifteen… Lees meer »

D.O. La Mancha wines awarded in Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012

18 mei, 2012

Fifteen wines from D.O. La Mancha has been awarded in the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012, also known as the “wine world-championship”. The 19th edition of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles took place this year from 4 to 6 May in Guimarães (Portugal). This wine competition was created in 1994 and this year there were… Lees meer »

D.O. La Mancha renews his website and bets on Social Media

1 mei, 2012

The simple rule is that if you do not “exist” online, you do not exist at all. Nowadays mostly of the population is an Internet user. For this reason, the Control Board Denomination of Origin La Mancha has decided to keep betting on Internet with his new website in Spanish, English, German and Chinese:… Lees meer »

La Mancha bottled wine imports rocket in China, Russia and Holland

27 april, 2012

As expected, 2011 has been a great year for La Mancha wine exports, up 11% from the previous year, reaching 61.5 million bottles.  The main factor behind this significant increase is the spectacular growth from countries outside the EU such China, Russia or even the highly competitive market of U.S.A..   During 2010, D.O. La… Lees meer »

D.O. La Mancha wines in Bacchus Wine International Competition

25 april, 2012

Seven D.O. La Mancha wineries in the winner list of the most prestigious international wine competition in Spain, X Bacchus Wine International Competition organized by the Spanish Tasters Association. The tenth edition has been held in Madrid in mid-March and, as in previous editions, a prestigious panel comprising national and international wine tasters have awarded… Lees meer »

La Mancha Wine Region Announces 2012 “Wines Worth Discovering” U.S. Tour

25 april, 2012

 Spring events to include Seattle, San Francisco, Houston and Dallas The Appellation of Origin La Mancha, Spain’s most expansive wine region, is pleased to announce that it will continue its “Wines Worth Discovering” tour with Grand Tastings for members of the wine trade and press in Seattle (May 7), San Francisco (May 8) and Houston… Lees meer »