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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 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 La Mancha Wines                   Each spring, more than 5,000 wines from 38 countries are tasted over two days in Bourg (Bordeaux – France) by some 800 wine professionals and expert wine-loving consumers. The Challenge International du Vin is the longest running...
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...
La nombran Cencibel, tinta de Toro, Tinta del país, Tinto fino, Jacibera, Verdiel o Ull de Llebre (ojo de liebre en Catalán), es la misma variedad pero en distintas zonas, la variedad mas prestigiosa a nivel nacional...
By La Mancha Wines                   Eight D.O. La Mancha wineries in the winner list of the most prestigious international wine competition in Spain, XI Bacchus Wine International Competition organized by the Spanish Tasters Association. The eleventh edition has been held in Madrid...
By Fred Minnick Oh, how delicious the Tempranillo grape is. The native-Spanish grape has won the hearts of wine lovers from around the world. This rich, well-structured red wine provides the perfect acidity, tannins and color, with a frequent nose of...
Como dice un amigo aunque parezca lo mismo no es igual…. Pero sí que es cierto que cuando decanto oxigeno y que cuando oxigeno si hay sedimento también decanto. En definitiva ¿qué es decantar? y ¿qué es...
By Rosie Carbo Michael Green is not a live, stand-up comedian. But as the star of “Wines worth Discovering,” a  Denomination of Origin (D.O.) La Mancha spring road show, his colorful anecdotes is key to learning about the wines from...
By La Mancha Wines Today we have two native grapes from France, but well-known in La Mancha and all over the word: Petit Verdot and Chardonnay. Petit Verdot Red variety fromBordeauxand widely used in theMedoc. It stands prostrated and it is of average...
By La Mancha Wines D.O. La Mancha wine, like mostly of Spanish wines, are labeled according to the amount of ageing the wine has received or the winemaking style. In La Mancha you can find: Young, Traditional, Aged in oak barrels, Crianza, Reserva,...
By La Mancha Wines La Manchais a vast expanse of land that has a flat terrain, without great heights and with beautiful red Miocene sediments of limestone structure. Their temperatures are extreme due to its continental climate, ranging from the...
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...