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THE MAGIC OF AROMAS IN WINES. LISTS AND SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
Thursday August 18th, 2016

Treading grapes in a medieval stone wine press. August 2016. Photo by Alfredo Selas In the past, different authors classified the aromatic precursors in wines in six groups:  alcohols, acids, carbonyls, sters, terpenic descents and other compounds. From these derives -according to their origin and when they arise- the classification still in use in the […]

NATURA 2000 NETWORK, RIOJA ALTA WINES. THE BASICS
Friday August 5th, 2016

Rioja Highlands from Obarenes mountains, May 2016, photo by Alfredo Selas What is this? Boottle of wine, isn´t it? No!!! It is a concept; a wish or rather a source of joy. Wine is more than lusty red color, incredible aromas and magnificent bouquet. Wine is the sheer power of Nature, a tremendous invitation to […]

TRANSFORMING CONCEPTS IN LA RIOJA
Monday July 4th, 2016

La Herradura (horseshoe) wines&tapas streets in Haro, May 2016, photo by Alfredo Selas Ten years after; 90 of the best wineries from Rioja DOC presented by their authors and 4.500 people enjoying their wines, are the figures that testify success in each of the Wine Tasting seasons offered by Club de Catas www.lomejordelvinoderioja.com sponsored by […]

A MARK KNOFLER LE GUSTA EL RIOJA
Friday April 15th, 2016

¡Qué bueno!  Si un artista de la talla y calibre del músico escocés –alma y líder de los DIRE STRAITS- dice que le encanta el vino y España; y además menciona el vino de La Rioja… es para sentirse felices y orgullosos.  Felices por compartir los mismos gustos; y orgullosos por la parte que le […]

LAS SETAS Y LAS CEPAS VUELVEN EN PRIMAVERA
Sunday January 11th, 2015

Después del letargo invernal llega la eclosión de vida que  es la primavera; y es en estos días, al llegar el cero de vegetación, cuando las cepas de tempranillo riojanas inician su lloro: ¡la savia vuelve a brotar!   Igualmente los seres vivos más grandes que existen en el planeta tierra -los hongos- ahora en primavera […]