The earliest evidence of vine cultivation dates back thousands of years. Viticulture is as old as it is a dynamic, ever-changing trade. The world of winemaking sticks to all kinds of tradition, old and new. The methods used in winemaking in the ancient world were quite different from those we use today. Concerning storage, amphorae were used to … [Read more...] about Since when has wine been stored in barrels?
When we look at the future of viticulture, at potential technical and production improvements, we should consider the environment. All farming activities consist in the exploitation of natural resources in a sustainable fashion, and thus biodiversity is one of the most important elements in grape growing. In any ecosystem, greater biodiversity … [Read more...] about Respecting the environment for the present and future of the vineyards
We have recently launched the new vintages of our most emblematic white wines. Here we will describe three of them, each made in a different winery. With the coming of spring and the mild weather, our thoughts turn to white wines. Even when whites are almost always served chilled, not all of them require the same temperature. Lighter, fruity … [Read more...] about Our new white wine vintage
Every year, toward the end of winter and the beginning of spring, as temperatures rise the grapevines start ‘bleeding’. This curious process, overlooked by everyone except viticulturists, marks the beginning of a new life cycle that finishes when the leaves lose their color and fall to the ground in the late fall. In spring, when the soil … [Read more...] about With the coming of spring, the grapevines bleed
White wines are made from non-coloured grape pulp or from grapes with coloured skin that undergo maceration without the skin in the juice. Despite the name, white wine is not white but straw-yellow, yellow-green or yellow-gold. White wine, like red wine, includes a large number of varieties that are the result of: -The grape they are made … [Read more...] about A guide to identify the different types of white wine