A step forward in the vineyard: the strength of sustainable wines Producing with sustainability criteria has become an essential requirement in the most advanced societies and knowing how to communicate it to consumers is, at the same time, one of its main challenges. In this sense, the Spanish wine sector must correctly define its positioning strategy in the production process of its wineries. When we talk about sustainable wines, we are referring to those that are part of a production system that uses natural resources to the fullest, but, in turn, ensuring
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Key factors to export Spanish wine to international markets Exporting Spanish wine abroad has been an upward trend for several decades. Today, wine companies continue to focus on the internationalization of their products and seek innovative alternatives to open up to new markets, some of them not previously explored by our national wines. In this sense, according to data from the Spanish Wine Market Observatory (OEMV), in the first eleven months of last year 2019, Spain exported 990 million boxes of packaged wines, which translates into approximate revenues of 2,000 million euros
Spanish wine trends for the year 2020 Although during the previous twelve months great efforts have been made to achieve this goal, 2020 will be, without any doubt, the year in which Spanish wines manage to open their own place in international markets. Today, very few wineries focus exclusively on the national environment. Even the most familiar and humble are making great efforts to be present in new countries, a truly positive event for the expansion of the essence and the outstanding characteristics of Spanish wine beyond our borders. In this sense,
Tips and tricks to analyze the color of white wines When we talk about wines, each person has their own preferences. It is always said that "in the variety is the taste". However, have you ever stopped to analyze where the color of white wines comes from? Therefore, we propose a brief tour of this essential characteristic, taking into account some concepts such as quality, the manufacturing process and age. In the first place, it is important to know that the colors of a wine can have important variations depending on
Wines for the arrival of the cold: the most suitable alternatives It is nothing new that in winter you eat quite differently than during other times of the year. Temperatures begin to decrease progressively and our body demands more calories to maintain its heat. Cold dishes and salads give way to pasta, stews, meats, legumes, soups and creams. As a rule, meals that require a longer preparation time. But does the same thing happen with what we drink? Are there winter wines? The answer is yes. During the coldest months, our palate
Why is the acidity of wine so important? The acidity of the wine is one of the most important elements in the process of making this product. It consists of different acids derived from grapes (malic, tartaric and citric), together with others from the various fermentation phases (succinic, acetic and lactic). In this sense, the acidity of the wine serves to bring freshness to its flavor and stabilize its color. In addition, acids function as natural preservatives, preventing the growth and development of bacteria that could spoil the wine. Why is the
What are the best wines for weddings? For months, many couples prepare this special day with enthusiasm and therefore, everything should go as expected, without any unforeseen last minute. In this sense, today we talk about one of the most important aspects that should not be neglected in the celebration of a wedding: wine. Selecting a good wine is a relevant decision for any celebration and even more, for a marriage bond. Therefore, there are several alternatives that will leave your guests more than satisfied. Take note of our proposals and recommendations
Natural or sulphite-free wines: a rising trend In recent years, there has been a strong trend in the world of wine that is to consume natural or sulphite-free wines. But what exactly do they consist of? What are your main differences from other types of wines? First, keep in mind that a natural wine is one that is made only with grapes as raw material, without adding or removing anything in its initial composition. In addition, no additives or chemicals are applied to the vineyards, which means, no herbicides or pesticides are
What is a blind tasting and what is it for? As obvious as it may seem, the title of this new entry does not refer to a test system in which the eyes of the participants are bandaged. Entering the subject, a blind tasting is one that evaluates different wine samples without knowing what specific labels have been served. The only difference that exists with other types of tastings is that, initially, the specific data of the wine that is in the glass is unknown while, at the same time, the usual
On the Social Media: the best Instagram accounts about Wine With more than one billion active monthly users, Instagram is one of our favorite social networks, as it offers multiple possibilities for exchanging information between users and plays a decisive role in the field of audiovisual communication. In addition, there is no doubt that it forms a perfect match with the interesting world of wine. Therefore, we show you the 5 Instagram accounts about wine that you have to follow in 2019 to always be aware of all the news. @museosdelvino An