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Mencia grape: you can not imagine how good it can be

Luckily, in Spain we have a wide biodiversity that allows us to enjoy countless wines. One of the grapes that is developing an extraordinary potential lately is the Mencia, so today we are going to talk a little about it.   Mencia grape Located in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, the Mencia is a […]

5 great value vino tinto wines guaranteed to please a crowd

Some wine terms are a little tricky to get your head around. “Brut Champagne” is one, and “Tokaji Puttonyos” is certainly another. Wine isn’t rocket science, but there are certainly some terms that are trickier than others. One deceptively simple term is “vino tinto”. Simply put, vino tinto is the Spanish term for red wine. […]

Vinos Valtuille, a fresh wind from the Atlantic

In the heart of El Bierzo, in the village Valtuille de Abajo, is located this small, family winery, founded in 1999 by Dimas García with the help of the whole family. Currently, it is in fact his son Marcos, who leads this small company, but with a clear direction: do a good job, lot of […]

Aires de vendimia

The Aires de Vendimia 2011 is an aged Red wine made 100% with Mencia grapes from 75-100 year-old recovered vineyards, located in Valtuille de Abajo, in the province of León and belonging to the Bierzo Denominación de Origen (appellation of origin). This wine with fruity aromas, especially blueberries and blackberries, a subtle menthol background and […]