Jumilla wines dominate blind-tastings


Wines from Jumilla in southern Spain bagged an impressive haul of medals in db‘s global Masters competitions. Here’s why the region’s wines are hitting the spot.

Valentine’s Day Wine For The Wine Lover

Share some liquid love this Valentine’s Day with a delicious, but thoroughly unique bottle of wine – one that hails from an emerging wine region or a showcases a lesser-known varietal.  Katie Kelly Bell, Jan 30, 2023,11:08am EST Parajes del Valle, Monastrell, 2021 Grown in the Jumilla region of Spain, which is home to Europe’s […]

Once Underrated, Spain’s Jumilla Wine Region Steps into the Spotlight

Here the main grape is Monastrell, a rich, juicy red variety which fans of wines from the Rhône Valley will recognize as Mourvèdre and our Australian friends may know better as Mataro. With a winemaking history stretching back 5,000 years, as evidenced by archeological finds including the oldest vitis vinifera seeds found in Europe; the highest percentage of organic vineyards of any region in the world; and a signature grape variety that produces wines brimming with both power and finesse, you would think that Jumilla would have an easy time making its way in the modern wine world.

8 Spanish Red Wines From a Region That Often Flies Under the Radar

BY WINE ENTHUSIAST 8 Spanish Red Wines From a Region That Often Flies Under the Radar. Summer is here, so it’s time to fire up the grill. Here are some of our favorite Spanish red wines that will go with whatever you’re cooking. When you buy something using retail links in our stories, we may […]

The Wines of Jumilla: Monastrell and More

Many of Jumilla’s wines are relatively inexpensive and
offer outstanding quality for the price. There are also
higher priced wines that rank among Spain’s finest. For
both consumers looking for value and connoisseurs looking
for special, high-quality wines, Jumilla’s Monastrell should
be a wine of choice.

Jumilla’s Authentic Cuisine and Monastrell Wine

by i-winereview.com Gastronomia Jumillana is savory and honest country cuisine. It pairs well with the earthy, fruit wines made from Monastrell.  Some of the local dishes described below are unlikely to be found in restaurants outside Jumilla. Don February 4, 2022 Some of the local dishes described below are unlikely to be found in restaurants outside […]

How Winemakers in Jumilla are Achieving The Perfect Expression of Monastrell

Many grape varieties grow in the Spanish wine region of Jumilla, but one variety stands above them all: Monastrell (aka Mourvédre). Today, the indigenous grape is known as the Queen of Jumilla, capable of producing single-varietal wines of great finesse and complexity—but it wasn’t always this way.

A Few Gems to Kick Off the New Year!

by thewineknitter.com In association with DO Jumilla. It was another bumpy ride this past year, with many of us feeling as though we were on an endless roller coaster ride.  So as we usher in the New Year, let’s be optimistic and forge ahead by embracing new adventures, tackling our bucket lists, and celebrating one another!  Be […]

Visiting Royalty, Monastrell, the Queen of Jumilla

by Santé Magazine In association with DO Jumilla. Did you know that Spain is ranked as the number one country in the world with the most area of cultivated grape vineyards? And when it comes to wine regions and varieties of wine produced here, there is no shortage of topics to write about. Spain is […]

Discover Jumilla With A Taste of Monastrell

by Pull That Cork.com Monastrell, called Mourvèdre and Mataro elsewhere in the wine world, comprises more than 75% of plantings in the dry, inland wine region of Jumilla located in Spain’s southeast corner. And Jumilla is home to Europe’s largest planting of ungrafted 90-year-old bush vines. Written by Nancy (CSW) September 8, 2021 What better way […]