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2018: Five techniques to taste wine like a pro

As usual every year in January, there are great shopping deals, lots of things to do and new beginnings, and while winter sets in, we make our New Year’s resolutions. It is a tradition, a goal to accomplish or even a utopia, but anyhow, we set to change or improve our lives. Dominating the art of tasting wine could be one of those things we have … [Read more...] about 2018: Five techniques to taste wine like a pro

The ‘posturing’ of wine drinking: the detail (and II)

Prudence and confidence. These are the two main tips that we gave in the previous entry of this space when presenting ourselves if not as wine experts, at least as knowledgeable about the topic, this Christmas. The well-known blog 'El comidista' 'placed' a wine costing one euro per litre in a tasting for wine connoisseurs, and in the majority of … [Read more...] about The ‘posturing’ of wine drinking: the detail (and II)

The ‘posturing’ of wine drinking: the techniques (I)

Christmas is coming and we will all sit round the table with friends, workmates and, of course, our family. Wine, that wonderful product, will be the subject of conversation at some point and in this post we invite you to discover a few basic notions so that you can participate with confidence. We are not encouraging you to ‘throw caution to the … [Read more...] about The ‘posturing’ of wine drinking: the techniques (I)

Traditional wine production; the temperature is key (I)

Craft beer is experiencing a worldwide boom and the widespread availability of home brewing kits has transformed this practice into a real passion for many people. Domestic winemaking is less popular, although it is not as complicated as it might seem if you follow a series of specific steps which are not that different to the process used in any … [Read more...] about Traditional wine production; the temperature is key (I)

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