France is "the" place!

HOW I MET MY PETIT VERDOT?

This is the story of how I met Petit Verdot variety in the vineyard and how I chased it until my wine glass. Have you ever met the grape of the wine that you drank? It is a really good feeling and it definitely changes the way how you look into your glass of wine. In September,… Continue reading HOW I MET MY PETIT VERDOT?

France is "the" place! · Vineyard Life

LET’S WALK IN THE VINEYARDS!

Have you ever taken a walk around the vineyards in summer in Bordeaux? Well, now I am inviting you to walk with me. Yes, right now. No worries, you don’t have to stand up, just keep on reading and enjoying the photos; you will be making a virtual sightseeing tour.  So, let’s start! Welcome to our… Continue reading LET’S WALK IN THE VINEYARDS!

France is "the" place! · Interviews

MARGAUX EFFECT

I had the chance to make an interview with Francisco Diez Zamudio in Margaux, which is one of the most famous and important regions in Bordeaux appellations. With this interview, we’ll feel the effect of Margaux on Francisco. Francisco Diez Zamudio is an agricultural engineer coming from Chile. He is newly graduated from Master of Science in Enology… Continue reading MARGAUX EFFECT

France is "the" place! · Vineyard Life

VERAISON IN BORDEAUX

Veraison is the forerunner of the harvest. It is the period when the grapes start to change their color. Together with color change, metabolism of the grapes also starts to change: they start to accumulate sugar instead of acids. This way, they prepare themselves to harvest, ripening day by day and be ready for the… Continue reading VERAISON IN BORDEAUX