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Bodegas Juan Gil and El Nido: Raising the Bar in Jumilla

Founded in 1916 by Juan Gil Jiménez, Juan Gil Bodegas Familiares is now managed by the fourth generation of the family. We recently visited the Juan Gil winery in Jumilla and tasted the wines with Miguel Gil, President, and Loren … Continue reading

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Viña Elena’s Bruma del Estrecho de Marín: Expressions of Terroir in Jumilla

Located at the southernmost part of Jumilla just 60 km from the Mediterranean, Viña Elena was founded in 1948 by Francisco Pacheco Pérez. Today, the third generation of the Pacheco family makes the wine and manages the vineyards and winery. … Continue reading

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Jumilla’s Authentic Cuisine and Monastrell Wine

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.  But they use some of … Continue reading

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Incredible Spanish Wine Values from Jumilla

If you like Malbec, you’ll love Monastrell. The Monastrell (Mourvèdre ) grape produces rich, very flavorful wines at very reasonable prices. It’s mainly grown in Jumilla, which is very hot in the summer, but its high altitude vineyards have the … Continue reading

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