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The elaboration of wine

In the first place let's clarify that is difficult to express how to elaborate wine in a few words, we just try to convey to the reader what we can summarize after visiting wineries, especially in times of harvest and what the experts explain about.

If we simplify, we can say that what is needed for the grape juice to transform into wine is a process that should be the most...


Wine in diets

All of us sometime in our lives have followed a diet, perhaps imposed by the doctor or simply by our own initiative, most of them to reduce weight. And almost always these diets tend to be austere and a bit hard to follow, which almost always pushes us to abandon them.

Well, today we will see a more bearable and easier way to carry a complicated diet. If our diet is to...


Sherry and Pedro Ximenez

Pedro Ximenez and Palomino Fino are the grape varieties which define the character of the regions of Cordoba and Andalusia in Spain, respectively, since in these hot and dry lands are produced the country's most recognized wines, sherry and Pedro Ximenez. In the sixteenth century, long before the world knew of Rioja and Ribera del Duero, two of the most famous appellations,...


Reserve wines

What means that a wine is a reserve? What the experts are talking about when they say a wine is complex? The more expensive the wine, is it better? What makes a bottle excellent? These are some of the many questions that must be deciphered when choosing a wine. The market requires buyers to be increasingly informed, not overwhelmed or confused in front of the oversupply of...


The ideal temperature to drink wine

The temperature of wine is a long-standing and much controversial topic. As is often popularly said, white wine is drunk colder than red wine but, what is the right temperature to enjoy wine at its best? We will try to elucidate this and other questions below.

Usually the wines are stored in basements or cold spots in the house, places that could reach 11 degrees Celsius,...


The Viognier grape

The Viognier grape is a type of white grape of unknown origin, but is presumed to have French origin by its use in these lands. Perhaps its most important characteristic is its difficult cultivation, a fact which makes it more valuable and protagonist only of great wines, especially the Condrieu French wine from the Rhone Valley.

History of Viognier grape

As we said the...


A glass of wine a day and health

Drinking red wine every day during meals is considered normal in a lot of countries but in certain cultures this habit could seem slightly odd. In most of Europe and America it would not surprise anybody, infact, drinking a glass of wine every day is the most normal thing in the world. However the point we are going to focus on is not cultural nor social, least of all is it...


Wine Tourism with the Kids

Wait, wait, don't get angry yet. We know wine tasting is a more of an adult thing, but that doesn't mean that you can't take your family with you if you're going to spend a weekend in the countryside tasting wine.

What about a grape juice tasting for kids? And showing them the whole process of wine making? If it sounds fun, let's see what the eDreams Travel Blog suggests for...


Where is the wine from?

There are a lot of countries having its ?flag liquor? to put up with pride such as: Russia and its vodka, Mexico and its Tequila, Scotland and its whisky, Peru and its pisco, and so on; but who would be the one to feel proud of the wine? In which county or culture wine was made? The answer is disputed and controversial; the cradle of wine it?s not so clear and it?s based on a...