Author: Manuel Ibarzabal

grapes, wine, harvest

Curious about the making of white wine?

How is white wine made? White wine making is quite a simple in concept. So how is white wine made? A winemaker receives the freshly harvested grapes, presses the juice, ferments it using yeasts, lets it mature and then bottles the wine. What do we expect or look for in the grape before harvesting? Freshness […]


What are high altitude wines?

Many wines nowadays carry the phrase “high-altitude wine” on the label. Some may see this as a phrase for marketing pourposes to sell more bottles. But what is altitude in wine and why it could become more and more important? What effect does altitude have on wine, and what difference does it make? The European […]