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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 Despite being the world’s largest wine-producing region, D.O. La Mancha is frequently misunderstood. The Spanish wine region’s cooperative system can be especially confusing. Like the U.S. farm cooperatives trying to procure more money for their farmers, the D.O....
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: La Villa Real Merlot - Cabernet Type: Crianza Red Wine Grape variety: 50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Producer: La Remediadora Webpage: www.laremediadora.com           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Los Galanes Verdejo Type: White Wine Grape variety: 100% Verdejo Producer: Santa Catalina Webpage: www.santacatalina.es Food pairing: Seafood, rice, salads, fish and pasta.           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Semblanza Airen Type: White Wine Grape variety:  Airen Producer: Bodegas San Isidro de Pedro Muñoz Webpage: www.viacotos.com           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Allozo 927 Tempranillo-Merlot-Syrah Type: Red Wine Grape variety:  Tempranillo, Merlos and Syrah Producer: Bodegas Centro Españolas Webpage: www.allozo.com Food pairing: Red meat, lamb and cheese @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Luna Negra Tempranillo Reserva Type: Reserva Red Wine Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo Producer: Bodegas Palacio de Galiana Webpage: www.navarrolopez.com (Navarro López Group) Food pairing: Pisto Manchego (Ratatouille from La Mancha)           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Casa Antonete Crianza Type: Crainza Red Wine Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo Producer: Casa Antonete Webpage: www.casaantonete.com Food pairing: Roast Suckling Pig, veal chops or lamb leg.           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
By Doc Lawrence The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta faces fabled Peachtree Street where the world premiere of Gone With The Wind took place in 1939. Just a few blocks away is the white marble tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and...
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Portento Syrah Joven Type: Young Red Wine Grape variety: 100% Syrah Producer: Bodega Romero de Avila Webpage: www.bodegasromerodeavila.com Food pairing: Pasta or pisto manchego (manchego ratatouille)           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Semblanza Tempranillo Joven Type: Young Red Wine Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo Producer: Bodegas San Isidro de Pedro Muñoz Webpage: www.viacotos.com           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Parra Jimenez Graciano Type: Organic Red Wine Grape variety: 100% Graciano Producer: Parra Jimenez Family Webpage: www.parrafamilyorganic.com Food pairing: Hearty soups, roast beef and cured cheeses.Try with: Curries.           @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com  
Videotasting hosted by Charlie Arturaola during DO La Mancha Roadshows 2011 Wine: Los Galanes Airén Type: White Wine Grape variety: 100% Airén Producer: Santa Catalina Webpage: www.santacatalina.es Food pairing: Ceviche or appetizer with clams @LaMancha_Wines Facebook: La ManchaWines Web: www.lamanchawines.com