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29/05/2011

Wine Designs

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...

26/05/2011

Scotch whisky

Scottish Whisky, Scotch whiskey or simply Scotch whisky, is the exclusive and only whiskey made in Scotland, for many the best whiskey in the world. To be called Scotch whisky the spirit must conform to the standards of the Scotch Whisky Order of 1990 (UK), which clarified the Scotch Whisky Act of 1988. This record provides the following rules and standards of these spirits, so that the...

20/05/2011

Australian wines

Australian wines characterize by their brightness, the freshness and those marked aromas characteristic of the grape. In Spain we see more and more, wines from the Antipodes. Do you want to know them?

The vine arrived to Australia in 1788 by the Cape of Good Hope, and was planted in the garden of Governor Phillip, in what now is the center of Sydney. Cultivation spread quickly moving away...

16/05/2011

Like wine for chocolate

With bread and wine you can walk your road, we could say that chocolate and wine and the brain goes fine. At least this is what researchers have deduced at the Northumbria University, who claim that the combination of chocolate and red wine is good for the brain.

According to the investigators, the combination of the two foods improves the blood vessel circulation in the brain, because they...

13/05/2011

Ice wine (Eiswein)

The Ice wine, also known by the German word Eiswein, is the wine which is made from frozen grapes or naturally freezed grapes, that get frozen in the own vine. This natural freezing effect prevents the freezing of sugar of the grapes, that fact makes that grapes loses water and it makes the wine sweeter than usual.

The freezing process of ice wine is produced before that actual...

3/05/2011

Global warming affects wine

We are all aware of the importance and consequences of global warming, but now another concern has added over this sensitive issue, global warming affects wine, consequently the wine producers and of course, consumers.

In the Third World Congress on Climate Change and Wine, held a few days in the city of Marbella (Spain), it reached many important conclusions about the future of wine at the...

30/04/2011

Champagne at the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

The mysteries around the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton are gradually revealed. Now we found out that the official wedding's Champagne has ben from the French wine cellar Pol Roger, but we do not know which one in particular.

What we do know is that the future monarchs have decided not to choose a special vintage Champagne, so the candidates have been either the Pol Roger...

30/04/2011

The wine of the Royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

We know one of the wines served at the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. In particular, the choosen one served at the royal reception at Buckingham Palace, and that is an English wine named Flint Dry 2010, from Chapel Down cellar.

We already announced the creation of wine cellars in the UK, because weather conditions were becoming favorable. And the British Royal family,...

29/04/2011

Pizza and wines

Pizza is one of the most popular dishes in the world, from its beginnings in the city of Naples up to the present days has been progressing, taking by assault the palate of the entire world. There are an incredible variety of types of pizza, which vary in their ingredients and preparation, but the question always is: How shall we pair the pizza, the answer as in many meals is summed up in four...

22/04/2011

The 100-point Parker wines

This is the complete list (to end 2010) of the wines that have achieved the highest score by Robert Parker (The Wine Advocate) throughout history.As you can see, american wines are, after the french, the most valorated.

We have to highlitgh the Sine Qua Non Winery, with 9 different top wines. But France is the winning country, and shows its "savoir-faire" with so many differents appellations...