What does young wine, aging and reserve mean? It is very likely that, on many occasions, when you have decided to eat in a restaurant, when choosing the drink you have found a wine list that is divided between young wines, aged wines. In addition, you can find additional information regarding their respective areas and designations of origin. Therefore, it is recommended that you know the differences between them so that you can properly choose the wines that best suit your tastes. In this sense, the differentiation between this type of wine
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The best white and rosé wines for a summer night The long-awaited summer is here! Although with him, high temperatures have also arrived and the suffocating heat has become the protagonist of the moment. Therefore, in the same way that we totally change our wardrobe in search of cooler and more comfortable clothes to wear, it is also time to find wines totally different from those of winter. The summer nights invite you to taste fresher flavors and with lighter textures, so white and rosé wines will always be a safe bet
What are the differences between aftertaste and retronasal? If you have taken a look at previous publications of our blog (and if not, now is a good time), you will see that we have been able to delve into the different factors and processes involved in wine tastings. In this information we will focus on other related concepts that are worth knowing and start applying. Two of the most outstanding characteristics of a wine are if it presents aftertaste and what it is like, and also, if it is retronasal. But ...
What is a horizontal tasting and a vertical tasting? As we have already explained in previous entries of our blog, the so-called wine tasting or tasting is the perfect time for all participants to appreciate the qualities of each product, while collecting their different impressions and assigning a certain score individually. In addition, thanks to the boom experienced by the wine industry in recent decades, there are also training, tourism and for customers who do not necessarily have to be experts in the subject, but simply enjoy their consumption. Therefore, it is necessary
Differences between organic, natural and biodynamic wines In recent times, different types of wine have entered the market under the name of ecological, natural and biodynamic. In principle, in terms of sensory tasting, there is no difference between them, although there are certain specific features when obtaining the grape and in its production process. Keep reading to get all the information about this comparison! When can we talk about organic wine?In this case, to be able to consider a wine as organic, all the vineyard must have the corresponding ecological certification. However, on some occasions,
Dismantling myths: the 5 great lies about wine There is no doubt that wine is one of the products most valued by consumers since ancient times. In this sense, perhaps for this reason, it also has a large number of false information that is already part of its own history, directly associated with its most characteristic essence. Lies that have settled in the popular imagination as truths rather than absolute, if only because the tradition is responsible for reinforcing them progressively. Therefore, these fallacies can, in many occasions, hinder the correct enjoyment
What are the most common wine corks? What are the most common wine corks? In the process of making a wine there are several factors involved that are necessary to take into account, since they directly affect the quality and character of the final product. That is why, nowadays, great efforts are made to take care of even the smallest detail, including those that, in the eyes of not very expert eyes, could become irrelevant. In this sense, the fact of choosing a good stopper for wine bottles is very important. Next, we
What are aromatic wines? Out Of the five senses of the body, smell can boast that it has the most memory of all of them, since it is directly related to the important field of emotions. So in this post I would like to delve into the definition of the various aromas of wine, with the aim that you learn to recognize them better, describing their origins and associating them with specific sensations. In this way, you will get a rewarding and fun experience when tasting a good wine, I promise! In
Know the main flavors of fruits in wine In previous blog entries, we have tried different concepts that are essential, or highly recommended, when choosing a good wine. However, in the following information, we will focus on another very interesting and curious issue at the same time: how to choose depending on the main fruit flavors in the wine. In this sense, when a wine is described in a winetasting, words such as weight or body are used, together with other recognizable nuances such as acidity, minerality, pungent taste, heat of alcohol or
Tips to learn how to read wine labels Nowadays, in a bottle of wine there is a great amount of information that needs to be understood. The wine label, with the permission of the product itself, is one of its most important parts, since it includes all its identity traits, as if it were its own identification ID. Therefore, knowing how to read a wine label is synonymous of knowing many of its details, a fact that will automatically translate into a correct choice when you want to consume it. In addition, in