Tag: Spain

Going Whichever Way the Wind Blows: The Effect of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) on Cava Quality

Photo in Public Domain - Source: NASA

Is it possible to predict the quality of a wine, for example Cava (Spanish sparkling wine) just by using meteorological data?  Could you predict if a particular Cava would be good quality or poor quality just by knowing certain atmospheric…

When Beetles Attack: X. arvicola in the Vineyards of La Rioja, Spain

Photo By Gilles San Martin from Namur, Belgium (Xylotrechus arvicola) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

This post is sponsored by Grammarly:  “Use Grammarly’s proofreading software because we all know after a glass or two of wine the grammar goggles can get a little cloudy and impair your writing abilities.” Disclaimer: While this post has a sponsor, all…