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31/12/2010

The New Year's Eve dinner, better with wine

This is the time for great meals, and 2 new studies conclude that the best drink to pair them is wine, not only to improve digestion, but also to avoid having to make more holes on your belt.The first study comes from the University of Navarra, and is part of the SUN project (Monitoring of the University of Navarra), which intends to follow the habits of thousands of people to find healthy...

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23/12/2010

Wine and female sexual desire

One myth that ended being.

There has been a lot of talking and speculation about the consumption of wine and women's sexual desires. Today we can strongly assure that moderate consumption of red wine markedly increases female sexual desire, although it was known that the consumption of wine and other liquors increase blood flow in humans, the properties of wine make it a more powerful...

16/12/2010

Wines are fashionably dressed

The design is a fundamental part of the success of a product. Until recently the world of wine stood apart because it was thought that the prestige of a company was grounded in years and years of work, but it is also true that those who want to enjoy a wine may not know the history of every winery in the world.

In 2 words: label sells. It catches your eye. And if behind the label there’s a...

9/12/2010

Tasting or wine tasting?

Tasting wine or Wine tasting? That´s the same really, although the former may and better accepted might be the first one by all those who have been attracted by a bottle of wine, them who felt the pleasure of tasting a good wine and want to make the experience repeated, without ever becoming technical or critical with the famous drink.

The term Wine tasting is usually associated with an...

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2/12/2010

Wine in literature

No doubt wine is the favorite of all drinks for the world literature, its best exponents of Occident and Orient have never ignored it for better or for worse.

The Bible and Wine

The first mentions of the poetically called "tears of the vine” can be found in the most printed book and perhaps read of the history of mankind, the Bible. Perhaps the most famous of the appearances of wine in the...

25/11/2010

Development and variations of sherry

Sherry is not a single wine, it embraces 4 variants at denomination of origin made from a base fluid prepared in the same way: 

Fine Amontillado Oloroso (Odorous) Palo cortado 

By law, the 70% of the initial pressing is used to develop the fine wines, light sherry or ordinary sherry, the next 20% goes to the odorous wines and other wines of lesser quality. While any remaining liquid...

18/11/2010

Beaujolais!!

Today is the official launch of this years's beaujolais wines, even in the States!

So, The French American Chamber of Commerce in the States wants to give their support to this launching, promoting the Beaujolais wines in Denver, AZ.

Amèlie Company, from Denver, has designed a line of modern posters that blend this different countries, thanks to Beaujolais. Are you gonna try it? 

Do you...

18/11/2010

Learning to smell a wine

One of the senses present in wine tasting is the smell. This sense of smell should be trained for a satisfactory olfactory phase of the wine tasting; it is not something achieved with just being a fan and smelling a couple of wines. Since the only way to train is sniffing again and again, it is important to know what flavors we have in mind to practice, and start smelling them over and over...

11/11/2010

New vineyards, old vineyards

One of the most beautiful mysteries of wine is the constant evolution that suffers. The same bottle, tested several days apart, can develop different nuances. This is because wine is housed with a multitude of bacterial that changes and changes the characteristics of the beetled wine.

In the barrels significant changes takes place too, when the wine's contact with the wood of the barrel due...

4/11/2010

Choosing a good wine

What is important to choose a wine is to know that more expensive is not always better and the price of each bottle refers to the winemaking process and is not an indicator of quality. The most relevant factors in the cost of a bottle are:• the better or worse care of the grapes in the vineyard• whether it has been aged in the bottle or not.• How long the wine was stored in the warehouse.• The...