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BODEGAS MONTECILLO RELAUNCHES LEGENDARY VIÑA MONTY BRAND

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Bodegas Montecillo has revived its legendary Viña Monty brand with the launch of the final remaining bottles of the mythical 1975 Gran Reserva and a collection of three new wines. With a history that goes back as far as 1870,  Montecillo has chosen to renew its iconic Viña Monty …

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Montecillo 22 Barricas ha conseguido una vez más una elevada puntuación en la prestigiosa publicación de vinos de Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate,

Montecillo 22 Barricas launched to great acclaim

One of Bodegas Montecillo’s most special wines, a 2010 Gran Reserva made in tribute to the winery’s founder, continues to seduce the most demanding critics thanks to its extraordinary quality. Fuenmayor, 20 March 2018. Montecillo 22 Barricas Gran Reserva 2010 was created in homage to the winery’s founder, Celestino Navajas, who used to set aside …

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The digital influence in the wine world

The Internet has changed our lives completely, and, as you’d expect, the world of wine has not escaped this revolution. Thanks to the net, the consumer has access to more information than ever before, traditional media no longer have a monopoly on recommendations or reviews as the democratisation of information has allowed new faces to …

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Sugar in wine

We’ve already told you in this blog that during fermentation, the sugar in grape must (formed essentially of glucose and fructose) transforms into alcohol through the effect of yeasts. Therefore, the sweeter the must from which wine is made, the greater the degree of alcohol it will have. Simple, right? But if you are not …

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Nuevas tendencias en las cartas de vinos - Bodegas Montecillo

New trends in wine lists

They say that a wine list is a restaurant’s calling card, therefore, if the wine list is good, the food is very likely to be good too.   In order for the wine cellar to be as good as the food that is on offer (and viceversa), it is necessary to give it the same …

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How can you recognise possible defects in wine?

Although, thankfully, it’s not very common, it can be that when you open a bottle of wine you find that it has been affected in some way, and, therefore, it is not in the best condition for drinking. Therefore, in today’s post we want to show you how to identify by sight, smell or taste …

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