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 […]
Author: Manuel Ibarzabal
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 […]
When we speak about ‘Old World’ wine, we are referring to wine made in Europe. However, its cultural roots go back to the Roman Empire, where the first techniques of wine production, storage and distribution were developed.
The festive season is upon us and the dilemma for what to cook and what to serve for the big feast to your family (or maybe to yourself this year due to the pandemic) is always a top issue. And what will the drink menu be?