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26/01/2015

Do you know the wine regions of Argentina?

Located in the southern tip of the American continent, Argentina is a beautiful country and also the fifth largest wine producer in the world. The mineral richness of its soil and climate favor the production of different types of vines.

Today, Argentina has over 200,000 hectares cultivated with vineyards to date, that is 2.7% of all the vineyards in the world.

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14/01/2015

Why drink a glass of sparkling wine? 8 reasons to drink one

Whether in special dates or for specific occasions, sparkling wine or cava fills the tables of any celebration. Its bubbles, its unique flavor and many more features are some of the reasons to enjoy a glass of sparkling. We give you eight reasons to drink one... Do you fancy a toast?

A reason for celebration. Whenever we make a toast with sparkling wine is cause for...

4/08/2014

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

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

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 regard.

6/12/2013

How to serve sparkling wines ?

 

Considered as one of the favorite women drinks and the ideal choice for important meetings, sparkling wines are delicious when served at the ideal temperature, either as an aperitif or to accompany a dessert or dinner.

When serving a sparkling wine or champagne the question is what is the best way to do so for a maximum enjoyment. The ideal temperature for serving...

16/08/2013

The 5 best champagnes to beat the heat with elegance

Champagne is the area where are developed some of the most luxurious and world famous sparkling. Leaving aside the comparison with the Spanish Cava, it is true that "richer" choose to buy champagne for its exclusivity, elegance and ease with which we can find it anywhere in the world.

19/06/2013

Cava : the memory keeper

In recent years, multiple studies have shown the benefits of food and wine on the health of people, if consumed with moderation. The presence of certain chemical compounds in the alcohol, associated with a balanced diet (which should be close to the Mediterranean diet) and regular and light exercise, demonstrate, therefore, to be a good way to prevent diseases of all kinds,...

21/02/2013

Why do we need to know the date of disgorgement

The most important brands of Sparkling wines crown it all right now. It is time to consume their wines, toast with them and make a few splurges as those we cannot afford so often during the rest of the year. Joy and happiness among consumers, but just the opposite among producers. The reason of it: to make public the date of disgorgement.

The reason for this concern is...

14/11/2012

3 Spanish sparkling wines

Sparkling wine is a hit in many countries and Spain would not be less. The sparkling wines are achieved when there is a second fermentation in the bottle. But this should not be confused with artificially sparkling wines, to which carbon dioxide is injected.

Really, sparkling wines are made in virtually all autonomous communities in the country, primarily Catalonia (main...

14/09/2012

The other sparkling wines

Cava, champagne, lambrusco and counting. Most of us have spent half of our lives living in complete ignorance regarding sparkling wine. I have to confess that I was the first committing that error but my visits to Scandinavian supermarkets have opened my eyes to the universe of the other side of sparkling wines.

Yes, there are a lot more apart from the ultra famous that I ...