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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 La Mancha Wines It is not usual to have an adequate space at home for a winery, but we can always put up part of a room, a garage or a closet for our wines. There are also furniture...
Check out this article in a post on examiner.com, Gillean Smith gives us great information about U.S. Wine Market:   Sales of Californiawine within the U.S. in 2011 grew to a record 211.9 million cases, up 5.6 percent in volume compared...
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 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 Greg McGehee, Sommelier Greg McGehee is the general manager and wine director for Lemaire in the historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Va. He served DO La Mancha wine at his wedding.   April 11, 2011, was a warm morning in Albecete...
by Fred Minnick Jose Castellano is the owner of Palette Of Wines, a Spanish wine importer with three DO La Mancha wines. Castellano carefully selects each wine with his customers in mind and the state of the market. The New...
By Fred Minnick 2011 was an amazing year for D.O. La Mancha. Here’s a look at some of the region’s top American stories. 2011 Roadshow This year, D.O. La Mancha brought more than 100 wines to the United States for the 2011...
By Fred Minnick More so than any wine region in the world, DO La Mancha is deeply connected to the literature and film about the area. On every D.O. La Mancha bottle is an artistic depiction of the Don Quixote...
by Fred Minnick For the wine enthusiast, New Year’s Eve is among the greatest holidays. It’s a time with friends and family. You gather around in your favorite bar, restaurant or in the living room, enjoying a good bottle of...
By Lana Bortolot Hooray for the holidays! They’re not only a time of good cheer, but also a perfect reason to say “cheers” with wines that complement the season’s rich table. One of the season’s best-loved traditions is the Christmas Eve...
by Fred Minnick I have a confession to make: I love Manchego cheese. I love its nutty, sweet and tangy flavors, its firm texture, and how it perfectly pairs with the popular Spanish grapes Tempranillo and Verdejo. I eat Manchego...
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...