The Grenache Belt of Southern Europe slithers around the blue waters of the Mediterranean until it snaps sharply to the center of Spain. There, this belt ends with a weather-worn buckle of a region just south of Madrid called, Méntrida. While relatively unknown on the international wine stage, Méntrida has seen a small glimmer of light cast its way as of late. There’s a group of producers who, 10-15 years ago stopped selling their grapes to the cooperatives and set out on their own projects at a time when such […]
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