La Bobal, estrella emergente

Tuesday September 26th, 2017 /

Sólo el Tempranillo supera a la Bobal como variedad tinta con mayor superficie plantada en España –más de 200.000 hectáreas-. Es la variedad reina y nativa en la Denominación de Origen Utiel-Requena, en la meseta interior de la provincia de Valencia, a 700 metros de altitud media y a 70 kilómetros de distancia del Mediterráneo. […]

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La bravura de la D.O. Toro

Tuesday September 26th, 2017 /

Medio centenar de bodegas se amparan bajo la Denominación de Origen Toro, que se asienta en el extremo occidental de la región de Castilla y León, en la provincia de Zamora, y por el que se abre paso el majestuoso río Duero, en una superficie dedicada al viñedo de unas 8.000 hectáreas, de las que […]

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BOTTLE SIZES

Thursday September 7th, 2017 / /

Throughout history wine has been changing containers for transport and conservation. From the time when the wine was transported in clay amphorae to the daily use of the bottles, many years have passed and other materials such as wood and even animal skins have been carried out, but the concern to keep the wines in […]

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BASIC CONCEPTS

Thursday September 7th, 2017 / /

What is wine? Wine (from the Latin vinum) is a drink obtained from the grape (Vitis vinifera species) by alcoholic fermentation of its must or juice. This fermentation is produced by the metabolic action of yeast, which transforms the sugars of the fruit into alcohol (ethanol) and this chemical reaction releases gas in the form […]

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WINE HISTORY

Thursday September 7th, 2017 / /

Wine and Humanity Wine has been and will be part of man’s own history and culture as one of the first creations of humanity. The ancient historians considered the origin of wine in Prehistory. We could think of wine as one of the first discoveries about chemical reactions, even if they were casual or spontaneous. […]

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