odegas Frutos Villar has managed to increase wine exports to Europe by 50% from the year 2009. Is the data that throws the balance of the first half of this year, well above the next marcandoel wine sector in Spain, who in the first half of the year was up 16% over the same period of 2009 (data Spanish Observatory of the Wine Market). This increase is mainly due to the entrance of Toro wines that makes Frutos Villar, and Miralmonte Muruve in the Aldi supermarket chain in Belgium, a very strong distribution group and settled in the Netherlands and Central Europe, and who will hold over 25,000 bottles in 2010, under the agreement reached between the representatives of both companies. Frutos Villar also has more output to European countries to its winery red Ribera del Duero, an increase in demand caused by the good results obtained in these wines have extremely important international competitions. The balance sheet and increased sales in other countries, also accompanied by good figures recorded in the Spanish market
Last Monday was held the Ninth Edition of the “King of Hearts” Tasting Club California, which won gold medal Gran Reserva 2003 LIBER Liberalia wineries, Amant 2008 Oak Toresanas wineries and cellars, and Muruve 2009 Young Frutos Villar. A total of 22 tasters evaluated through blind tasting, the samples submitted by the participating wineries. The Silver went to reserve Valbusenda 2004, Muruve young oak 2007 and Peñamonte 2009. The Bronze for Sobrena and Freedonia.
Villena restaurant closing next Friday, June 25, the initiative Gourmet “Dinner with Stars”, which has allowed six months with menus prepared by some of the most important chefs of Castilla y León, from the restaurants – all with Michelin-star Cocinandos (León), Ramiro’s (Valladolid), The Hermit (Benavente), El Rincon de Antonio (Zamora), Victor Gutierrez (Salamanca and Villena (Segovia). Eight chefs have combined their talents in six events gastronomic reference, which began in January and end on Friday June 25 in Segovia, and for the final race of our wines, the Rosado Calderona Elite, has been chosen to accompany the creations produced by the Michelin stars.
The Denomination of Origin Cigales introduced Wednesday in the city of Santander more than 70 pink and red of the 18 wineries that were present in the Wine Hall Hotel Bahia. The ceremony was attended by the president of the Cigales, Pascual Herrera Garcia, who highlighted the importance of acts like this “to continue to occupy a prominent place with the pink Cigales in this locality, and to raise awareness of the wide range of wines Tempranillo reds that are getting so much success in international markets . The heads of the 18 wineries were those which have a taste for wine industry professionals from the region of Cantabria, who attended this event which aims to raise awareness of Cigales reds that have achieved “an enormous recognition by critics and rediscover Cigales pink wines made famous in the area and who have taken the path of modernity, “explained sources Control Board.