AGING AND REFINING
The article takes you to discover the differences between aging, maturation, evolution and refinement of wine.
FILLOSSERA AND GRAFT
Let’s find out what the grafting technique is and why it was fundamental to defeat the diffusion of phylloxera.
THE AROMAS OF WINE
Wine aromas are classified according to their origin, their chemical affinity or by association with natural smells already known.
THE ORIGIN OF THE VINE
The origin of the vine dates back to Asia Minor, only to be transported all over the world thanks to the Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans.
WHAT WAS THE THERMOPOLIUM?
Let’s go back a few hundred years to find out what the thermopolium was and how it was used.
WHAT ARE TERPENS?
What are terpenes and in which wines are they most present? The world of aromas related to wine is very vast, complex and interesting.
Napa Valley and Silicon Valley
Taking the quiz of the week as a starting point, we discover two very famous areas in California: Silicon Valley and Napa Valley.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CRU AND CUVÉE?
The quiz of the week takes you to discover the difference between the terms cru and cuvée, which as we will see have different meanings.
IS NOT A WINE CONTAINING SULFITES NATURAL?
The answer to the weekly quiz question “a wine containing sulfites isn’t natural? allows us to describe the use of sulfites.
ARE WHITE WINES OBTAINED ONLY FROM WHITE GRAPES?
Everyone has happened to wonder if white wines are made from white grapes, our article will answer the question.
THE CHAMPENOISE METHOD AND CHARMAT METHOD
Let’s see the origins and the main differences between the champenoise or classic method and the charmat method.
What is malolactic fermentation?
More typical of red wines and subsequent to the alcoholic one, what is malolactic fermentation? Let’s find out with the answer to our quiz.