Category Archives: Wine and drinks

Wine and drinks are part of our daily life. Wine has some properties to accompany meals that are highly recommended. Both wine and any drink must be taken in moderation.Wine is a drink made from grapes, through the alcoholic fermentation of their must or juice.
Fermentation is produced by the metabolic action of yeasts, which transform the natural sugars of the fruit into ethanol and gas in the form of carbon dioxide.
The sugar and acids in the fruit, Vitis vinifera, are sufficient for the development of fermentation.
However, wine is a sum of environmental factors: climate, latitude, altitude, daylight hours and temperature, among several others.
Approximately 66% of the world grape harvest is dedicated to wine production; the rest is for consumption as fruit.
Despite this, the cultivation of the vine covers only 0.5% of the arable land in the world.

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The cultivation of the vine has been associated with places with a Mediterranean climate, not in vain, half of the world’s wine production is concentrated in just three Mediterranean countries: Italy, France and Spain.

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The name “wine” is given only to the liquid resulting from the total or partial alcoholic fermentation of grape juice, without the addition of any substance.
In many laws, only the fermented drink obtained from Vitis vinifera is considered wine. Although similar drinks are obtained from other species such as Vitis labrusca, Vitis rupestris, etc.
Knowledge of the particular science of winemaking is called oenology (without considering the vine growing processes).
The science that deals only with the biology of the vine, as well as its cultivation, is called ampelology.
Wine was produced for the first time during the Neolithic, according to archaeological evidence found in the Zagros Mountains, in the region now occupied by Iraq and Iran.

A winery in Mallorca! Next destination| iberoWine

It’s summer vacation and you’re still undecided? iberoWine has the perfect suggestion: Mallorca. It doesn’t matter whether you want a pure wine holiday with as many wine tours(winery) and tastings as possible, or whether you want to combine enjoying red wine with other leisure activities, there is something for everyone here.

Visiting a winery in Mallorca is an absolute must for all wine lovers!

 

 

 

 

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Bodegas Mauro, wines from the land with their own identity

Bodegas Mauro, wines from the land with their own identity. Since 1978, Bodegas Mauro has been characterized for producing quality red wines with a vocation for aging and limited production.

Bodegas Mauro, wines from the land with their own identity

Balanced wines, opulent and sensual, that vindicate the identity of the terroir, the characteristics of the varieties and personality of the producer.
Within the Spanish wine scene, this winery produces modern wines, but with roots. Attached to tradition and with signs of their own identity that make them recognizable.

A restored 17th century mansion, a great example of popular architecture. With an underground cellar, it houses the aging and bottling ships of this winery since 1980.

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The wine of Ximénez Spínola of Pedro Ximénez grape

The wine of Ximénez Spínola of Pedro Ximénez grape. Is a wine whose origin is situated in Jerez (south of Spain) one of the most important regions of the world in wine production.

The area has a very warm climate, unique in Europe, and ideal for producing the grape Pedro Ximénez .

This grape (Pedro Ximenez), brought in the time of the Emperor Charles I of the Rhine on the Rhine in 1519, settled in Jerez where it has become a world reference, and whose characteristics far from the primitive grapes “Riesling”, ” Weissable “and” Elbling “that gave rise to this grape.

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What is a horizontal tasting and a vertical tasting. Procedure and differences.

What is a horizontal tasting and a vertical tasting. Procedure and differences. Many times we hear about a vertical tasting, but we really know what it is about.
The tastings bring us many things besides the characteristics of a wine and its origins.
Also give us characteristics of the soil where they were made, or the effects of the climate where they have been grown.
The most common tastings are vertical and horizontal. Let’s see what it is and what differences exist between a vertical tasting and a horizontal tasting

 

 

 

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Technology 4.0 in the vineyard

Technology 4.0 in the vineyard. The ‘4.0’ world, in which everything that surrounds us is increasingly connected, is advancing decisively in many areas. It is an already consolidated reality in the wine industry, which is taking its steps through what is known as ‘Industry 4.0’.
Within this trend towards digitization and connectivity of the physical world, technology can also help the world of wine.
In this sense, DO Rueda has launched an app. It allows to know the status of each vineyard with a single click among its vine growers and winemakers.

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ANAYÓN CHARDONNAY, Best Crianza White in Spain

ANAYÓN CHARDONNAY, Best Crianza White in Spain. The 36 Gourmet Wine Guide Awards have just been published in the category “Best White Aged” ANAYÓN CHARDONNAY has been awarded.
They are the users of the Gourmets Wine Guide, one of the most recognized and prestigious of the Spanish Guides with international repercussion. And one of the best and most complete manuals on the wines of Spain who have chosen, for yet another year, the most prominent representatives of the national wine sector, among which this white wine from Grandes Vinos stands out.

Anayon Chardonnay
Anayon Chardonnay

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Vermouth Zecchini 80 years of tradition

Vermouth Zecchini 80 years of tradition. The Madrid vermouth brand Zecchini has been synonymous with the development and aging of this product since the beginning of the last century, specifically since 1940.
In those years the Vermouth was in Madrid a new arrival from Italy. Today this drink continues to conquer palates, and remains a regular at snack time. Until the fact that the phrase “Let’s have a vermouth” to indicate this Spanish custom has become popular,
It is a true Madrid tradition and it has become popular in almost all of Spain.
Without a doubt, enjoying Madrid means walking through its streets full of history, accompanying a good snack with the best Vermouth.

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Granbazan winery a dream albariño- Part 1

Granbazan winery a dream albariño. The Granbazan winery was founded in 1981, is located in the Salnés Valley, in the heart of the Rías Baixas (Galicia).
Upon entering you find a beautiful neoclassical building covered with blue tile of marked Indian influence, oriented to the north, protected from the hot rays of the south and surrounded by old Albariño vineyards.
It is undoubtedly one of the first and most beautiful châteaux of Galicia, where the noble materials merge with the landscape and the architecture with the proximity of the vineyards offer an unbeatable environment.

 

 

 

 

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Clunia Wineries: the aroma of penetrating wines-1st part

Clunia Wineries: the aroma of penetrating wines. This winery with 20 years old, because it was born in the late 90’s was born with the idea of ​​responding to an oenological project. A dream and a need to make wines with the power of the extreme, without additions.

Some wines from a land with centuries of experience, an arid land, lasts for its structure, for its height and for the climate that bathes it.

In these extreme conditions, the desire of this winery to produce wines that today are a palpable and tasty reality to taste was found.

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High quality wines of Madrid origin.-First part

High quality wines of Madrid origin, Tagonius wines. The ideology of Tagonius is based on the elaboration of high quality wines. For this, in their warehouses they control the entire process of elaboration, from the harvest phase in the field to the bottling in their facilities. This whole process is done with a lot of meticulously and with some controls that make them different from the rest of the wineries and of course the result is the excellence of their wines.

 

 

 

 

 

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Garmon and San Román two wines with an accent.

Garmon and San Román two wines with an accent. With Garmón Continental the García complete his particular trilogy of wines and wineries in the Douro Valley -Mauro (Tudela de Duero) and San Román (Toro) – with an exciting and exclusive family project based on the vineyard, with tempranillo or red wine fine as the main protagonist, and that will not exceed 80,000 bottles per year.

 

 

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