10 Nov Gourmet shopping in Ciudad Real
There are lots of interesting shops in Ciudad Real that offer a host of products with designations of origin which you can not miss. If you like a good olive oil, we recommend Campo de Calatrava, Montes de Toledo and Campo de Montiel. You should also try the Designation of Origin Saffron from La Mancha and the Protected Geographical Indication so selected as Melon de La Mancha, Almagro eggplants and Pan de Cruz of Ciudad Real.
Two products that define and give fame to this land, are the cheese and wine. The Denomination of Origin Manchego cheese processing ensures its milk Manchego sheep, native breed that is also protected by the Protected Geographical Indication Cordero Manchego.
In relation to wine of La Mancha, there are two major denominations of origin as Valdepeñas and La Mancha wine, which have recently joined the Designation of Origin Wines Payment and Protected Geographical Indication Wines of the land of Castile .
The busiest streets to buy good products are General Aguilera, General Rey, Plaza del Pilar, Plaza Mayor, Carlos Vazquez, Paloma, Toledo, Calatrava or Ciruela.