Miguel Esteban will celebrate the end of the grape harvest campaign with the traditional Harvest Festival, which will be held from October 15 to 17.
The Wine Gallery, the day of the caldillo and the children’s tract are the activities organized by the Council of Celebrations, Tourism and Traditions of the City Council to «praise the work of farmers and winegrowers, make visible and maintain the traditions and customs that the grape harvest goes hand in hand with. and spread the Culture of wine among the population.
This was explained by the area councilor, Mari Nieves Patiño, who pointed out that “for Miguel Esteban the harvest is a real party because many people live from the countryside, the whole town is linked to the vineyard and is a source of extra income for many families” .
Among the novelties, Patiño highlighted that this year there will be no wine tasting or visit to wineries or to the headquarters of the Regulatory Council, but rather a tasting of different types of wines accompanied by typical local products has been chosen. In this sense, he thanked the Regulatory Council of the DO La Mancha for collaborating one more year with Miguel Esteban and being fully involved in this Harvest Festival.
He also indicated that Caldillo Day “will not be competitive, since it will not be a contest but a meeting point for gangs around the typical vintage gastronomy” and encouraged groups of friends and family to participate in this activity.
The activities will begin on Friday, October 15, at seven in the afternoon at the Casa del Tío Félix, with the so-called Galería del Vino, which has the collaboration of the Regulatory Council of DO La Mancha. Participants in this activity will be able to do a tasting of different types of wines and local products. Interested persons must register at the Miguel Esteban Town Hall, since places are limited.
Saturday, October 16, will be the Caldillo Day‘, which will take place in the Pradera de San Isidro. Crews of a minimum of 8 people may participate in it to prepare the typical vintage food. The City Council will provide them with bread, oil, potatoes, melon and spanking. In addition, each crew will be presented with a 5-liter bottle of wine and another of olive oil and among all of them they will raffle a ham. Interested crews can register until October 13 at City Hall (1st floor) or by calling 925 172 361 extension 9, extension 2.
Finally, on Sunday October 17, the protagonists will be the youngest with the children’s tract that will leave at five in the afternoon from the Church and will end in the Municipal Park, where they will be able to enjoy a free bouncy castle from six to six. eight in the afternoon. Each child who parades with their pedal tractor will be presented with a gift. You do not need to register to participate.