Category Archives: Winemaking

Rosé Wines, the time is now

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Rosé, a type of wine that disorientates consumers from mainland Spain and that quite often has the “second-class wine” stigma attached to it. With this article, our intention is to give you another perspective on this type of wine and … Continuar leyendo

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Natural Wines

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  Natural wine is one of the most ambiguous and difficult terms to define the world of wine. You might want to take a seat since this is not an easy topic to discuss. What defines a natural wine? Being … Continuar leyendo

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Industrial and Traditional Viticulture

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‘The vine is born in the vineyard’, this is one of the phrases that we often hear when we visit a winery. Before finding out how a wine is produced, it is essential to know where it comes from. For … Continuar leyendo

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Biodynamic and Organic Wines!

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Every day our interest as consumers in ecological and organic products is increasing, and wines were never going to be an exception. Have you never thought of buying an organic wine? When we hear of ecological products, we think of products … Continuar leyendo

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Ageing wines: how does oak influence wine?

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Starting off today’s post, we can say this without much doubt, pretty much most of our readers at some stage would have heard about wines being aged in oak barrels. What maybe is not as obvious, is to know exactly what … Continuar leyendo

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5 white organic wines that you can’t miss out on.

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For sure most of our readers would have heard (and probably would agree) that good wine is not made in the winery, but in the vineyard. From this starting place, a new philosophy has been born. Year on year, wineries … Continuar leyendo

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Ageing wine in the bottle.

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The ageing  and maturing process of wine is a long, calm and delicate stage, of which the final objective is to give wine, tones, aromas and distinct characters that we find in the younger wines. This process involves a two stage process: … Continuar leyendo

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Characteristics of the grape Viura: One the best white Spanish varieties.

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Viura, Macabeo, Alcañol, Blanca de Daroca, Forcalla, Gredelín, Perpignan…different names for the same varietal. A varietal that has become one of the most respected, having one of the best potentials in Spain, and the undisputed star performer for Catalan and … Continuar leyendo

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Wine aged on its lees.

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Unctuosity, aromatic intensity, density… Surely we won’t be wrong if we affirm that most of our readers prefers wines that are similar to what we have just mentioned. These are some of the attributes that are typically found in wine aged … Continuar leyendo

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Bodegas Torres, the world’s most admired wine brand in 2015

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Wonderful news for Bodegas Torres, which has received the honour of being the “the world’s most admired wine brand in 2015” according to the British publication, Drinks International. Penedes wineries have been victorious in a year of tough competition among the world’s … Continuar leyendo

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