Riesling wines are becoming more demanded, and they are perfect for any occasion, because they can produce excellent wines to consume both summer (fresh) and winter (sweets). From the non-French or Spanish grapes is possibly the most famous and widespread. It does not require excessive care, is very resistant both to cold and heat and you can get so many different nuances from the rest of white grapes.
Today we will try to learn more about the Riesling, Will you join us?
Margaux wine shows elegance, nobility and luxury for the senses. It is recognized worldwide for the artisan spirit that has become one of the most peculiar and extremely high price. But Who does not like being spoiled from time to time?
Well, this time will be a good one, high quality, a red one that will take us to new worlds. These wines are designed especially for lovers and purest connoisseurs of wine.
To connoisseurs, those who carry out a high society celebration... since Margaux wine always guarantee success, closely linked to the aristocracy. We offer you some examples, temptations perhaps available to very few and if you have the opportunity to taste them, you will know the glory.
Tequila is a native distillate from Mexico, Jalisco to be precise. It is made from distillate agave juice, a thick and fleshy type of plant, which stores liquid on its leaves that is used to make tequila and mezcal among other drinks and liquors. As well as other spirits tequila has a denomination of origin witch is divided in 5 states of Mexico:
Absinthe is a mythical drink, adored, reviled, and ultimately banned, hidden in a halo of mystery available only to connoisseurs.
Many associate absinthe to Pastis and Ricard, but in fact they are different drinks, of which today we'll tell you its origin and motives of the legend:
Absinthe was discovered in the late eighteenth century, and was believed to have medicinal effects. Absinthe is a distillation of herbs, among which have special importance - wormwood, anise and fennel -, but it is often combined in a recipe with other plants such as coriander, juniper or licorice.
White wines of France are not, probably, the first- to come to mind when you think of our neighbor country. The red wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy or Rhône are top rated in the guides and those who carry the greatest fame, but if we look at white wines you will notice that French white wines have enough quality and diversity to make out of France one of the countries with the best white wines in the world.
We will approach to some types of French white wines which are recognized worldwide:
California is a U.S. state known for being home of the film Industry, Hollywood, for its beaches, for Los Angeles, San Francisco, ...and also as a region that produces some of the best wines in the world.
The most famous wine region of California is Napa Valley, Napa Valley, ancient region of the Wappo Indians. It is believed that the name of Wappa was gaven to them by the Spanish, so the Napa Valley would actually be "beautiful valley".
The Wine production in Napa Valley took place during the nineteenth century, though a plague of phylloxera, first, and the US Dry Law and the Great Depression later made the success of the wines from Napa Valley to wait more than 100 years.
Gin is an English distilled spirit derivative from the beverage -Dutch Jenever (gin). These spirits are made from the distillation of unmalted barley, and corrected with juniper berries, besides of being flavored with cardamom and some other herbs or fruits, which give the distinctive flavor to gin. Gin has an alcohol content ranging from 43 to 47 alcohol degrees.
As stated earlier Gin derives from - Geneva, so the history of one is linked to the other. Gin originated in the Netherlands (Holland) back in the seventeenth century, the father of this invigorating drink was the doctor and German scientist and anatomist Franciscus Sylvius (1614-1672), also known as "Franz De Le Boe".
The world of wine is an exciting world, but many times, for the uninitiated, is complex and somehow confusing. Why are some wine's grapes white and others red? How is wine made? How many different grapes are there?
Today we're paying a video that we have collected from you tube that explains all this matters, in infographic form, everything there is to know about wine in 5 minutes. Believe us, it's really instructive.
Now that you've seen the video, have you solved your questions? Have you learned anything? , sure you have.
What you cannot learn is how does wine taste, because that is something you have to learn for yourself, tasting and trying new wines every time you have a chance, go ahead taste!
Today we recommend 3 of the best rated wines by Uviners:
Ossian 2007: A very special white wine. Made with Verdejo grapes from old vines, it mixes its salty flavours with a hints of oak. Only for white lovers.
Enate Rosado 2009: If you prefer a fresh, funny wine you must try this one. Enate Rosado 2009 is a rosé from Somontano, in spain. Enate is one of the top wineries and they shot their know-how with wines like this. Intense, fruity and perfect!
One of the containers as important as the bottle in which we see our favorite wine is the barrel where it was brought, obviously we can see them very few times cause it is there where wine remains before bottling and that process is beyond our eyes. But there’s no doubt that the barrel is part of the process of development of many wines.
The barrels often have a capacity of around 220 liters; the size is approximately one meter high by 60 centimeters wide. Another detail of barrels is that they always have one or two metal strips that hold the wood. Some barrels usually have taps, others more rustic just a hole right in the middle of the barrel.
"The life of a barrel usually lasts around 40 years"
From time to time we like to show you the design novelties and issues related to wine. Today we'll show you some of the "trendy" models of bottles and packaging of wine in general:
Celler the Masroig designs a new label for Vi novell 2010, their young red wine. The new design is based on computer graphics which has great success on the Internet. A few weeks ago, at Fenavin, we talked with the winery Lamarca Wines, maker of wines such as Cojón de Gato Gewürztraminer 2010 ("Cat balls"). They showed us the new wines they have prepared, a white wine, a rosé and a red wine presented in an aluminum bottle.