January 29th, 2014
Giant boulder rips through vineyard

Giant boulder rips through vineyard

January 22nd, 2014

Red wine aromas

(Source: cocktailspassion)

White wine aromas

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January 7th, 2014

newstfionline:

By Georgi Kantchev, NY Times, December 13, 2013

DORKING, England—For more than a decade, Matthieu Elzinga ran his own vineyard in the western Loire Valley of France. But this year, just as he was gaining an international reputation for his dry and crisp Muscadets, Mr. Elzinga sold the vineyard…

November 26th, 2013

Emmanuel Giboulot, a biodynamic winemaker in Beaune, has been threatened with a €30,000 fine and six months in prison for not treating his vines against the flavesence dorée disease.

November 23rd, 2013

"IDCORK" system allows users to access details of a wine’s history via an app. It’s based on the conviction that while labels can be copied, corks cannot.

October 11th, 2013

The Future of Wine Is in High-Tech Robotics

The Optical Sorter requires no labour to sort through bunches of grapes and weed out the unwanted lot.

(Source: mywineadventure)

The Future of Wine Is in High-Tech Robotics

The Optical Sorter requires no labour to sort through bunches of grapes and weed out the unwanted lot.

(Source: mywineadventure)

September 22nd, 2013
Gripping poles and holding hands to keep from slipping, two laborers tread grapes in a shallow vat while a third staggers under a basket brimming with more fruit.


Gripping poles and holding hands to keep from slipping, two laborers tread grapes in a shallow vat while a third staggers under a basket brimming with more fruit.

(Source: civitasonline)

In the prehistoric settlement of Dikili Tash were discovered the oldest samples of wine that were ever recorded in Europe. The samples date back to 4200 BC and reverse existing data regarding the way of living during the Neolithic period.

The prehistoric site of Dikili Tash is located south east of Drama in Eastern Macedonia,Greece. It lies approximately 2 km from the ruins of the ancient city of Philippi and within the limits of the modern town of Krinides (Municipality of Kavala).

(Source: elladastinkardiamou)