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8/09/2014

When a vintage sparkling wine should be produced?

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When we say “vintage” sparkling wine, namely, made from grapes grown entirely from the same crop or year, as opposed to “non-vintage” type, in which grapes from different years are used, the important thing is to reflect the personality of the grape, the terroir, and the producer of the wine itself, as well as the particularities that climate may develop in the...

4/08/2014

Qualified Single estate Cava, is it the solution to the lack of territorial unity of cava DO?

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Probably one of the most notorious problems of the designation of origin cava is its lack of territorial unity, which means that in certain markets, there is confusion about the origin and quality of the Spanish sparkling wines. While exports of cava show an increasing trend, we must also bear in mind that the competition is fierce, especially in reference to Italian ...

16/06/2014

The Italian spumante, a competition of cava in UK

 TAGS:While the cava has achieved a spectacular growth in export volume, thanks to the promotional efforts of their national producers among many other factors, we cannot forget the work that remains to be done to achieve its definitive establishment as a global “brand”, a still pending issue, although the path that has been traveled has promising perspectives in this...

31/01/2014

Kidneys in sherry: recipes with wine

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The kidneys in sherry are one of those dishes that not everyone had the chance to try, but who does it just fall in love. This being so, why won’t you try it? Today we show you one of the classic ways to prepare one of the most classic recipes with wine: the kidneys in...

8/01/2014

French or American oak?

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When we speak of oak, it always seems that there is unanimity that the French oak is better than the American oak. It is said that one can see it in the wines which aged in those barrels. The wood also leaves its mark on the precious perfumed wines, much more in the French ones than when it was a barrel from US. 

This was demonstrated by Matías Calleja, a winemaker...

1/01/2014

Start new year with sparkling wine

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During this Christmas 2013, everyone buy wine. But even more important than all others, the sparkling wine or champagne cannot be forgotten. It is a must have celebrate New Year’s Eve. To start 2014 nothing better than a toast with a sparkling wine, champagne or cava. It will perfectly accompany all your good...

28/10/2013

The origin of wine

 TAGS:There are two myths about the origins of fermentation. The first is that the beer was "invented" or more accurately, discovered by chance. The second, that the wine was also an accident. It is highly unlikely that, given the elegantly simple and yet so complex brewing process, the beer was no more than a coincidence. The same goes for the wine, although it is likely that our ...