Spain: A Taste of Castile-La Mancha

Mia Whittier, G Block

On Location

Located on a high plateau, Castile-La Mancha is associated with low hills and temperatures to the extreme. With the use of dry farming in the southern land, agriculture is common in the region. A Mediterranean climate allows products from the allium family; garlic and onions, grapes, and Sunflowers to grow.

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Castile-La Mancha is the home of olive oil, wine and cheese.


75% of Spain's Olive Oil comes from Andalucia, an eight province region in Southern Spain


There is a wide a variety of both Red and White Wine


Signature cheese: Manchego Cheese

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