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 […]

Mad For Monastrell

by Thewinechef.com If you love big, rich and intense red wines, have I got a grape for you! Called Monastrell in Spain, the grape is known as Mourvèdre in France and frequently used in the famous blends of Bandol, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and Côtes du Rhône. However, the variety’s birthplace is in the small region of Jumilla […]

On Monastrell, Three Wines from D.O. Jumilla and Foods for Pairing

by Grape-experiences.com Several years ago, I visited the Spanish region of Murcia with a group of wine media colleagues. Strikingly beautiful with an inspiring culture of food, wine and history, I vowed to return to this special part of the world. Now, thanks to my #WorldWineTravel colleagues, a group who travel the world via writing […]

Who Me (yah)? Yes, Jumilla! The Best Choice For Monastrell

by Dracaena Wines Perfectly suited to the climate and growing conditions of Spain’s high plateau, the Monastrell grape is revered by Jumilla’s winemakers – and a new generation is pioneering the evolution of expressive modern styles  DracaenaWines September 22, 2021 A land where 22,000 hectares of land are dedicated to growing grapes. Travel to where […]

A TASTE OF MONASTRELL

by TheWineKnitter.com Penina, July 20 2021 It’s time to board the plane and fasten your seatbelt.  We are heading to Spain on my virtual private jet to explore Jumilla and the Monastrell grape. Elena Pacheco freely admits that a couple of decades ago, she and many of her young winemaking colleagues in Jumilla were tempted to […]