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As plants, vines follow annual growth cycles set by the seasons. The arrival of autumn and winter, when temperatures drop, means the plant ceases its activity and enters a dormant phase until spring, when it becomes active once again....
Nos acercamos a los hornos de la pastelería Tradición 1892 en Alcázar de San Juan, con una agradable aroma a bollería que penetra en nuestros sentidos. Orden y limpieza no esconden la frenética actividad tan propia en los días previos...
You'll see the same on any vineyard across the planet, whether it's in La Mancha, France or in New World countries like New Zealand and the United States. Although this may seem like a merely decorative touch or the...
There’s nothing better than a glass of wine and a good TV show. These fictional characters really are wine lovers! The great cultural tradition of European countries is to consume wine at table with food. Now, you can enjoy a...
In this article we talk about the healthy food pyramid, highly recommended to enjoy all kinds of food in the right amount for our health. It may be the most illustrative way to learn about the virtues of the Mediterranean...
With the arrival of spring and heat, many of us begin to think about the possible amount of weight gained during the winter period and seek a solution to that possible overweight to get ready for the summer, thinking...
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....
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...
Recycling is necessary, and recycling corks is easy and fun. In this article we are going to teach you how to recycle a cork from a bottle of wine in a very useful item so that you can organize...
by Fred Minnick When wine historians assess the contributions of private wineries to a region, Vinicola de Castilla might very well have had the greatest impact on a Spanish wine region. Formed in 1976, Vinicola de Castilla entered the winemaking scene...
Raising a toast to peace, we look back and remember World War I and the Armistice signed exactly 100 years ago. It was undoubtedly the international anniversary of the week. On 11 November a century ago, European powers seal their...
One of the lowest in the 21st century According to data released by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (the OIV), world wine production for 2016 is estimated to be 259 million hectolitres, a 5% drop. In October, the first...
2016 has been a year full of moments, moments that have been shared with the loved ones or even with strangers; but always with a glass of wine in our hand... From La Mancha Designation of Origin we want to...