KEYS MONTHS FOR VITICULTURE

It is time to start splitting hairs, to make important decisions, to look at the sky and the ground. We enter the most important months for the development of the vine, late frosts, hailstorms, powdery mildew, mildew

4 SEASONAL DISHES WITH 4 MENADE WINES

The arrival of spring means that our fridge is filled with colour and that the organic garden of Finca Menade begins to awake.   We foodies and chefs love to delight ourselves in seasonal products: fruits and vegetables that offer their best flavor at this time of

VISITS AT FINCA MENADE

How about enjoying a picnic in one of the 50 hectares of Finca Menade? In May we have a great plan to enjoy the sun, amongst Verdejo vines and sound of the animals that populate the vineyard and the spring breeze. Throughout the spring we continue with

4 pairings to enjoy during the holidays

  You have probably spent weeks planning the menus for these holidays, trying out new recipes, revamping traditional family dishes or respecting the classics.   Everything is almost ready. Almost. Because a wine can enhance a meal, but it can also ruin it or simply not contribute. You

Winter pruning and tricodermas

During the dormant vegetative season in winter, we carry out dry pruning throughout our vineyard. We prune to respect the movement of the sap flow, in order not to interrupt it or put obstacles in the way of the natural movement throughout the interior of

Preparing the soil for winter

  Before the first strong frosts arrive and the vineyard team start the winter pruning, Marco analyses the soils as he does every year after harvest.   We have already had a few frosts, but mostly temperatures haven’t been too cold so the vine will begin to enter

Autumn release of ‘Adorado’

  Autumn is the second moment in the year in which we release Adorado, one of the wines with which we make an homage to our family´s origin.   It really is a perfect moment to enjoy these styles of wine (when isn’t?) as they pair phenomenally well

THE 2021 GRAPE HARVEST IS FINISHED

  The grape harvesting season at Bodegas Menade ended on September 24 with the manual harvest of the Verdejo from the old bush vine plots.   The production has been notably shorter than in previous vintages due to the weather: a very rainy spring caused millerandage during flowering