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2/06/2011

How wine is

The world of wine is an exciting world, but many times, for the uninitiated, is complex and somehow confusing. Why are some wine's grapes white and others red? How is wine made? How many different grapes are there?

Today we're paying a video that we have collected from you tube that explains all this matters, in infographic form, everything there is to know about wine in 5 minutes. Believe...

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...

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...

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...

13/03/2011

Italian wines

Italy is a country with one of the most important cultures of wine, making it one of the leading producers in the world of wine. The Italian wines enjoy of a well deserved reputation as well as the Italian wineries, and have a large and extensive wine territory. Wine in Italy date back to the time when Mycenaean Greek stepped on the land of Romulus and Remus, it was them who introduced...

3/02/2011

Valentine Gifts (II)

Valentine's Day comes and we need to serve a glass of love to our partner (corny, huh?). But what would you use to aerate wine? What decanter to use? In Uvinum we’ll show you some of the most interesting (and loving) wine decanters.In first place, we present an original decanter with a heart figure inserted, so Ideal for gifts with a message like: "You take my heart and hope you can fill the...

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...

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...