At a wine tasting, you learn about the characteristics of different wines. There is more than one way of tasting wines. Vertical wine tastings, mostly attended by professional wine tasters, are an interesting way of evaluating the evolution of a single wine from different vintages from the same winery. A horizontal wine tasting involves … [Read more...] about What is vertical wine tasting?
Wine lovers often find it difficult to make their way through the wine lexicon. Here we discuss the differences between two easily confused terms: varietal and single-varietal. They refer to two different types of wines. The word varietal describes a wine that is made from a dominant grape variety. For a wine to be varietally labelled, it must … [Read more...] about Varietal vs single-varietal wines
Grenache is a very special red grape variety, playing an important role in Spanish and global wine making. In the past, it used to be a widely planted grape, although its popularity declined in favour of varieties that were easier to grow and had a greater yield. Today, however, it is the third most widely grown grape variety in Spain, and one … [Read more...] about International Grenache Day, aka #GrenacheDay
At Familia Martínez Bujanda we take making wine seriously. Our purpose is to produce excellent wines. This is why we implement innovative practices in our estates while maintaining ancient traditions. To us, taking up production of organic wine was the logical step to take. We have just launched Finca Antigua Red Organic, Finca Antigua’s first … [Read more...] about What is organic wine?
Spain is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, traditionally linked to the world of wine. Vines have been cultivated in a number of Spanish regions since time immemorial and, for centuries, wine has been the most popular drink in Iberian Peninsula. Sometimes, making comparisons with other wine-growing regions can be a useful way to understand how … [Read more...] about Spain, a wine country