What do you think about canned-wines?

Canned-Wines are definetely a tendency in the wine industry, what do you think about them? On the one hand I have found a group of winelovers that support the idea of using aluminum instead of glass bottles as is better for the environment. I have also found that locally,  in New York including the Hudson…

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Brunello di Montalcino

(Español vea abajo) Brunello Di Montalcino is one of my favorite Italian wines. Is made with 100% Sangiovese Grosso grape 🍇 . According to the ‘Wine Bible’ the altitude and climate of the Montalcino region has provided an area where Sangiovese ripens more fully and consistently than anywhere else in Tuscany. These factors contribute to…

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NYC Wine Bars: AYZA

Ayza Wine and Chocolate bar has two locations in New York City. Whether in Midtown or the West Village, Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar has a meaningful selection of particular wines.  Their selection of Sparkling, Roses and Whites is very limited but they have a great international selection of Reds. However, their most suculent menu item if…

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Natural Wines

Do you know what is the difference between a natural wine and what we know as ‘wine’ ? I have heard a lot about them and the main difference is that they are not filtered and they don’t remove anything or add anything in the cellar according to @rawvineestate blog. Do you know any natural wines? I…

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Type of Barrels

According to leaf.tv there are two type of barrels: “Modern wooden barrels for wine-making are either made of French common oak (Quercus robur) and white oak(Quercus petraea) or from American white oak (Quercus alba)”. This is good to know as usually when  you go to wine tastings and they are describing the wine and, if the wine was aged in barrels they often…

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Oldest Wine Vintages in the World

According to Gizmodo.com the oldest wine vintages dates from 1653, but the wine is no longer drinkable 💥 • • Según Gizmodo.com, el vino más antiguo en la tierra data de 1653, pero el vino ya no es apto para beber 💥 •

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