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Wine books you must read to celebrate World Book Day

The April 23 is a significant date. Is Sant Jordi, and in Catalonia, Spain, is celebrated the day of the rose and the book, and for some years, this day has also been named as World Book Day. If you are a wine lover, you can not miss these wine books. Ask for them as gift!

Celebrity Vineyards, Nick Wise. This book collects some of the most famous and world's leading ...



The most common flaws of wine II

There are many factors that can determine that a wine is in poor condition, has a bad taste or followed a bad process of elaboration. After seeing some of the most common flaws of wine, we show you some more for you to have them in mind.

Sulphur dioxide. It is used in some processes of wine making and this can lead to strong flavours and rotten smell. This may not be...


Grapes that have crossed borders and their most common food pairings

Do you know which grapes are the most popular ones? And which are the best pairings for them? Don't miss the infographic which we have elaborated just for you in order to offer you some information about the most common grapes as well as some pairings, so that you can enjoy their taste even more. And all that in the most simple and effective way! Discover and share!


The most common flaws of wine

Although currently the processes that mark the wine elaboration have changed a lot, we can still notice some flaws in a wine we consume. Either by oxidation, strong smell or some strange taste, is not always easy to identify the most common faults in wine. Let's know what they are.

Taste of vinegar. Surely you've noticed sometimes a little sour taste in wine. It is also...



Casavecchia: a grape of Italian origin conquering Argentina

When we talk about grape varieties we tend to always think about the same, also depending on our place of origin: Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Pinot Grigio, Muscat... But we also must know that there are plenty of local varieties, little known, that throughout history have been widely cultivated but for one reason or another, have been moving gradually away...


What is iSommelier?

The popularization of “wine culture” among increasingly broad sectors of the population in much of the developed countries has led to the development of a multitude of accessories and service and enjoyment-related devices -corkscrew, thermometers, containers...- which help us improving our consumer experience and, incidentally, are an interesting testing ground for...


The red wine that will help you lose weight

On many other occasions we talked about some of the benefits of wine for health, referring to cardiovascular diseases, as an anti-ageing factor... But so far we haven't had news of its possible influence as accelerator of weight loss, something that would be added to a long list of good reasons to drink wine, always in moderation.

According to a recent study by Oregon...


You don't need to travel to Spain to drink Sangria: see our best recipes

One of the things that everyone love about Spain is paella and sangria. It may seem a cliché, but ends up being something real, since a large part of foreigners ask sangria for its quite different and strong taste.

It is a drink that is served throughout the year, but summer is the best time, since always is served chilly. The advantage is that it's a wine cocktail,...


Why Bordeaux Primeurs aren't appealing for collectors any longer?

The sale of wine “en primeur” is something that first class wineries have done in Bordeaux, as well as in Rhone, Burgundy and Port, among others, as a way of funding themselves and provide the consumer with quality wine at attractive prices.

This practice, which also has spread to other wine regions in recent years, consists of selling a vintage while still in ...


Which is the Secret of Bodegas Torres, the World's Most Admired Wine Brand?

It is a Spanish winery with a long family tradition. Its experience and the quality of wines make of Bodegas Torres one of the best in the world, and it is the most admired wine brand in the world, according to British magazine Drinks International.

The winery has thus been chosen for the second consecutive year as the most admired brand, always according to professionals...