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by Fred Minnick In Noblejas, Toledo, every house was once a winery. Driving through the small village in the Toledo Province, you’ll see iron-bar covered windows in the 17th Century homes that once stored wine in large clay vats. Families would...
By Fred Minnick The term organic was once rarely used. In the 1970s, food labels certainly did not consistently carry the term. But, consumers started consistently not buying food produced from agriculture practices that included herbicide and pesticide use. That small...
By Nannette Eaton When I announced I was traveling to Spain, Billy the Kid looked up; this interesting development stole him away from his deep concentration from studying for his Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) examination. “Where?” he asked. “La Mancha,” I...
By La Mancha Wines Today we begin a new series of posts about the grape varieties you can find in DO La Mancha wines:   Tempranillo/Cencibel Cencibel or tempranillo variety is the most important of the red grapes in the Designation of originLa Mancha,...
by Fred Minnick The name Familia Martinez Bujanda is synonymous with high-quality Spanish wine. With five wineries in three different Spanish Denominations of Origin, Familia Martinez Bujanda’s wineries have one commonality: They strive to pick the best grapes from their own...
By La Mancha Wines 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...
Reblogging from Bradenton Herald We found this interesting post by Harris Interactive on Bradenton Herald about some wine drinking habits in U.S.: "Whether it's for convenience, cost, patriotism, personal preference or something else, a large majority of adults who buy or drink wine say...
By Fred Minnick Depending on where you live in the United States, you can purchase D.O. La Mancha wine online and have it sent directly to your house. To find out if your state is eligible to receive wine shipments, visit...
By La Mancha Wines Today, we have our  second posts about the grape varieties you can find in DO La Mancha wines.   Pinot Noir This unusual grape originated in France and well adapted to temperate areas is often used as a basis...
Durante estos días  (del 11 al 14 de abril) se celebra en el recinto ferial de IFEMA la vigesimoquinta edición del Salón de Gourmets,  una de las citas más esperadas por todos los amantes del buen beber y el...
By La ManchaWines  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...
By La Mancha Wines The results of the D.O. La Mancha Awards 2012 were announced this week at Alcázar deSan Juan(Ciudad Real,Spain). This edition was highly competitive due to the number of wines participating, more than 800, and their outstanding...
By La Mancha Wines Today, we have two new “grape guests” in our third posts about the grape varieties in D.O. La Mancha area: Garnacha and Moscatel Grano Menudo Garnacha It is the second most important variety for red wines in the...