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When a Château is not a Château?

According to the traditional definition, accepted as the norm, a "Château" is one of the wines of France with Controlled Denomination of Origin (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée - AOC) elaborated exclusively with grapes from a single estate or property. So far so clear.

The problem is that from some countries, especially the United States, where there is no regulation...


The tokaji Eszencia, the essence of Tokaj

As already stated in a previous post, Tokaji is a typical wine from the borderland between Hungary and Slovakia called Tokaj-Hegyalja, near Budapest. Sometimes called king of wines, wine of kings, this is definitely a special drink by its peculiar elaboration process, which uses botrytyzed grapes, i.e., affected by the Botrytis Cinerea fungus.

These grapes concentrate a...


The harvest 2012 is underway

We are in the season of harvest, of gathering the fruit of the vine to elaborate the most prodigious wine. All wine regions become central to wineries, growers and harvesters, who work every day to see how it will be this year's harvest.

This leads to a kind of tourism, the wine tourism, which is still in vogue and increases visits during this time. So, the visitors to...


Featured cellars in Ribera del Duero

Lands with the best vineyards in the world and a rich DO which provides extreme quality wines. Yes, we speak of the Ribera del Duero and its wine atmosphere that permeates every corner of the region.

It must be acknowledged that some aspects of the importance of this DO is due to the different cellars that since the early 80s, watched over the production of exquisite wines...


Discovering the red wines of the Balearic Islands

Spain has the luck that all regions count with remarkable wines. Their flavor, aroma and properties make them unique and therefore, it's vital to discover day by day new acquisitions which we can test.

In the Balearic Islands, we find special Denominations of Origin which enhance their wines and are becoming increasingly known. Today we will focus on analyzing its red ...


The best drinks for a corporate event

Many of you will be already fully at work. Now comes a new year full of exhibitions, events and company presentations. If you are organizing a corporate event, you must take into account what beverages will be served to make it a success.

If you are going to invite clients or partners overseas to this act, it's essential to offer Spanish DO wine. We can make a selection of...


Wines and movies, a perfect combination

The seventh art has given moments of glory to the world of wine. Whether showing special landscapes with many vineyards, highlighting impressive wineries or letting us know the wine culture. We'll refresh your memory with some movies where wine has been the protagonist.

Unax Ugalde and Nora Tschirner share wine and other passions in ?Bon appétit?, a just released film,...


The surprising wine from California

California is the fourth largest wine producer in the world, ranking first place in wine consumption in the United States, followed by Florida and then New York. The truth is that California wine has gained worldwide recognition due to the richness and variety of soil conditions and microclimates that exist in that area.

In this state there are 107 American Viticultural...


Drinking wine helps women to keep their figure

According to a team of U.S. researchers, women who drink red wine are less likely to raise weight than abstemious women.

Although wine has calories, according to these scientists they replace those in other foods which are not consumed, since wine would partially satisfy the appetite.

The research, published in Archives of Internal Medicine followed over 19,000 women for...


Pairing wine with music

When we think of pairing we always have in mind a meal, and we try to buy wines that best match with it. But wine accompanies us even in good times when food is not present, as the company Wines that Rock reminds us.

Wines that Rock has been in contact with some of the biggest bands in the world to produce wines that perfectly accompany the experience of listening some of...