All about Monastrell

Jumilla landscape with Ferran in the distance

Our Spanish specialist, seen above in a Jumilla vineyard, introduces us to the wonders of the Mediterranean coast's Monastrell triangle and its regions. See also details of Ferran's tastings and his tasting notes.

One of the great professors of viticulture in Spain is Dr Fernando Martínez de Toda at the University of La Rioja, although he is recently retired and what has been his lifetime’s work has become his hobby. Wise minds tend to behave in this way. That is why in a recent conversation I had with him he made me realise a detail, not a minor...