Tag: tempranillo

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

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Partially Fermenting Sun-Dried Tempranillo Grapes Produce a Sweet Wine with Greater Complexity than Traditional Approaches

By Ludo (originally posted to Flickr as Marsala.secco.) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Sweet wines, or what many in America refer to as “dessert wines” even though they pair well with more than just dessert, are made in many different styles and in many corners of the world.  From Canadian ice wine to…

Who’s Your Daddy?: Tempranillo

The “Who’s Your Daddy” series takes a brief look at the parentage of grapes, in order to get a better understanding of where particular varietals come from and how they are genetically related to one another.  So far, we’ve covered:…