What is the best season of the year: Summer! What is the best thing we can do in summer: Party! What is the best drink we can have in the party: Wine! That is tough to argue with this logic! Summer is a solid reason for organizing a party, and to a wine lover it… Continue reading Summer, Wine, Party!
If there are two important moments in a year for the wineries; the first one is the commencement of the harvest and the second is the end! The wineries usually celebrate one of these important moments, and share it with their employees and/or consumers. On August 13th, I went to Harvest Party of Inglenook winery,… Continue reading Inglenook Harvest Party
“Do these grapes have a problem? They are changing their color not uniformly, but berry by berry!” asked my friend, pointing me the vines in veraison. It was his first time to see the veraison. This is one of the most spectaculous times of the vineyard, when the berries start to change their color from… Continue reading Veraison in Napa Valley
I have never seen so many wine festivals successively! In Chile, when the grape harvest season starts, every single city makes its own wine festival, for celebrating the commencing of the vintage, it is called “Fiesta de la Vendimia” in Spanish; the harvest festival. In every harvest festival, depending on the town that is held, there… Continue reading Fiesta de la Vendimia
You know the famous quote attributed to Dom Perignon: “Come quickly my brothers, I am tasting the stars!” Many years have been passed by since this invitation had been made, but we are still continuing to drink the stars. And moreover, we are drinking more and more of them every day. According to OIV focus… Continue reading Yeast Effect on Sparkling Wine Market
Literally: I am in the other side of the world! It was how I felt when I was actually crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Despite the difficulties, travelling to a country which is extremely far from yours and which has a completely different culture makes you realize the things better. From the moment that I landed… Continue reading Bienvenidos a Chile!
This week we visited the Quixote Winery which is in the Stags Leap District of Napa valley. From Silverado Trail, we entered to a small road which ends up in a very pretty valley surrounded by hills, and just from there I started to feel the difference of this place. When we actually arrived to… Continue reading The dream winery, Quixote!