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By La Mancha Wines Today, we have two new “grape guests” in our posts about the grape varieties you can find in DO La Mancha wines: Syrah and Macabeo/Viura.   Syrah Red variety native to theRhoneValley, which offers excellent results in areas with...
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 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 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 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...
by Fred Minnick Long ago, before Spanish wines were common on American restaurant menus, Tempranillo was not widely planted in the La Mancha region. Then, a spirited winemaker named Miguel Angel Valentin Diaz saw an opportunity. He noticed longer sun hours...
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 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 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...
By La Mancha Wines Located in the Central Plateau of the Iberian Peninsula, La Mancha encompasses 182 municipalities ofAlbacete,Ciudad Real,CuencaandToledo, which benefit from extreme continental climate with large temperature fluctuations and precipitation variables suitable for optimal grape growing. Dating back to...
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 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...
En esta semana tan literaria en la que estamos inmersos con motivo de la celebración del día del libro y en el mismo día en el que una emocionada Ana María Matute ha recibido el prestigioso...