There are few days left before the landing of the wineries at the Hellín Fair.
From the Regulatory Council they prepare the details to consolidate this appointment that celebrates its fourth anniversary.
As a novelty, the Jumilla PDO prepares the first Popular Tasting Contest in Hellín, which will take place in the Carp of the Shire in the Fair uninterruptedly from 12.30 in the morning and until 9 pm.
In this amateur contest annexed to the Fair, the public will be able to assess in first person and totally blind, a selection of participating wines that will be distributed in three categories: White Jumilla DOP, Jumilla DOP Reds made without contact with wood, and Jumilla DOP Reds made in contact with wood, demonstrating the diversity of this historic PDO
After the assessment of each taster, the tasting jury, composed of technical staff of the Regulatory Council will issue a result of award-winning wines, which will be delivered in a ceremony the same day at 10 pm.
The compared tasting has a cost of 3 euros per category of wine and between 6 and 12 wines will be tasted for each category.
Also the best taster or popular taster will receive recognition that day.
The organizers of the tasting are satisfied by the high level of the participating wines, and the public is expected to be encouraged to participate in this exercise of knowledge, tasting and fun.
Right next door, in the Garden of Hellín there will be 13 wineries offering tastings of their products with Jumilla Designation of Origin from 12 in the morning, and until 23.00 at night.
The fair will have morning and afternoon hours so that no one has excuses for not knowing something else about the Jumilla PDO wines, to which the municipality of Hellín belongs.
With the desire that the hellineros feel proud of their land as a land of wines with DOP Jumilla, an online contest is launched to motivate the followers of this city to join the social networks "Wines DOP Jumilla", recognize what own and defend it wherever they go.
Around 8:00 p.m., the performance of Los Gamberros, a rock power trio, with a direct style and open-minded, that make themes for dancing and doses of energy are planned.
Its members Iván Navas (guitar and vocals) and Joaquín Berrolo (drums) of the band CASINO produced by Candy Caramelo, and Beni Miralles (bass) of the band VERONA.
This rock band intends to live a night of movement and liven up those attending the Fair with the wines of Bodegas Madrid Romero, Bodegas San Dionisio, Bodegas Bleda, Bodegas Silvano García, Bodegas Juan Gil, Bodegas Alceño, Bodegas Viña Elena, Bodegas Carchelo, Bodegas Ontalba, Bodegas Sierra Norte, Bodegas Fernández, BSI Bodegas San Isidro, and Bodegas Pio del Ramo generating fantastic harmonies.
The opening of the fair is scheduled at 12.00, with the presence of the mayor of Hellín, Mr. Ramón García Rodríguez, Mr. Julián Martínez Lizán, Councilor for Agriculture and Environment of Hellín and Regional Deputy in the Courts of Castilla-La Spot, Ms.
Fabiola Jiménez Requena, Councilor Culture Celebrations and Heritage Hellín and Provincial Deputy, as well as the President of the Regulatory Council, Mr. Silvano García Abellán.
Source: D.O.P. Jumilla