The only wine awarded by the Yecla PDO in the III Edition of the Alicante Gastronomic Fair

Last September the celebration of the III Edition of the Alicante Gastronomic Fair took place at IFA - Alicante Fair Institute, a meeting of Mediterranean lifestyle in which the wines and cuisine of Barahonda were present.

In the place, different activities were carried out, such as gastronomic experiences or a wine contest. The contest consisted of 24 experts from the Valencian Community and Murcia, as well as national tasters and prestigious sommeliers; a jury that has qualified 148 references of the DOP Alicante, DO Valencia, DO Utiel-Requena, DOP Yecla, DOP Jumilla, DOP Bulla and the IGP Castelló.

A total of 38 wineries have been awarded 21 gold and 32 silver medals as producers of the best wines in the 1st Mediterranean Wine Contest. Our Barahonda Barrica 2019 wine has been awarded a silver medal, being the only wine that has been awarded the Yecla PDO.

The 2021 National Folklore Festival "Ciudad de Yecla" will take place next Saturday, September 4, starting at 8:00 p.m., in the Yecla Bullring . On this occasion the Choirs and Dances of Lorca , Choirs and Dances of Jumilla and Choirs and Dances of Yecla of the Regional Association "Francisco Salzillo" will participate. This activity is organized by the Department of Culture, with the collaboration of the Choirs and Dances of Yecla of the Regional Association "Francisco Salzillo" and the Yecla Wine Route.

On Friday, July 23, at 8:00 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall of the Municipal House of Culture , it hosted the inauguration of the exhibition of works made on Salmanazar wine bottles (9 L.) intervened by: Ana Fernández, Felipe Zúñiga, Lidia López, Laura Barriga, Javier Bañón, David Mediel, Jesús Movellán, Silvia Viana, Silvia Buil, Andrea Hauer, Chema Mora, Alberto Lázaro, Rebeka Elizegi, Francesc Biosca and Aarón Izquierdo .

Once the review and evaluation process of the applications submitted to the I Salmanazar Wine Bottle Intervention Contest has been completed, the list of selected artists is made public.

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