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There is a new generation of grape growers around the world making wines in their garages, hence the name Garage Wines. Traditionally small growers sell their grapes to a local winery or cooperative, where they have the facilities to make and store wine. This trend

In the 18th century Fondillón from Alicante was one of the most famous and prestigious wines in the world, it was more highly valued than the wines of Sauternes, Sherry and Port. It was said to have been a favourite of Louis XIV of France

The vineyards of Jumilla are scattered between the provinces of Murcia and Albacete, with Almansa to the north, Yecla and Alicante to the east and Bullas to the south. There are around 19,000 hectares of vineyards, compared with 13,000 hectares in the Valencia and 65,000