Take your first sips of a wine and your palate will experience a cascade of taste sensations. However, there are other senses involved too, and the tasting process unfolds in a number of steps that make up the global flavour of wine. The mouth is a multisensory organ that contains the tongue, with its taste buds. The smells pass through to the … [Read more...] about Wine: Taste and aftertaste
Have you noticed on your visit to a vineyard that there are roses at the end of each vine row? It may seem they are just a beautiful addition, but actually they alert the winemaker to the presence of diseases or pests that often attack the vines. As the wise old saying goes, ‘Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.’ Nature offers … [Read more...] about Why are rose bushes planted in vineyards?
This year, Holy Week is in April, so the weather is likely to be nice and warm. Think about a few days off in contact with nature, learning about the world of wine. It sounds great, doesn’t it? Whether you are already a wine connoisseur or just want to become one, wine tourism offers you the chance to engage in a number of wine-related activities … [Read more...] about Wine tourism, the best holiday plan for this Easter week
Sometimes, you have to look back in time to be innovative. The passing of time involves change and evolution, but our traditions guide us to the essence of the wines we have been making for five generations. Petra de Valpiedra is our special tribute to the old Rioja wines made from Garnacha, the most common grape variety in the old days. Our … [Read more...] about Petra de Valpiedra – a wine full of traditional Rioja flavours
Familia Martínez Bujanda’s wineries have attended ProWein 2019 and Fenavin 2019, two of the leading trade fairs for the wine industry worldwide. Familia Martínez Bujanda has attended, as it does every year, the world’s most important event for winemakers: ProWein 2019. Held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 17 to 19 March, this trade fair was the … [Read more...] about Familia Martínez Bujanda attends leading trade fairs for the wine industry