Clipping grape clusters from the vines in the morning. Lunching with friends around a big table under the trees in the afternoon. Sipping wine on a terrace with views out over the vineyards. I admit it. My vision of living in Spain included scenes like this, bumping more pragmatic thoughts out of the way. I […]
We love visiting wineries, particularly older historic ones. The Utiel-Requena wine making region in Valencia has over 100 wineries. We recently joined a small tour of the historic caves and bodega of Vera de Estenas.
To get a taste of Spanish wine culture, we visited Valdepeñas, a wine making DO in the region of Castilla-La Mancha in south central Spain. We feasted on traditional Manchego cuisine and sampled the local wines.