Monthly Archives: April 2017

SINGLE VILLAGE RIOJA WINES, A UNIQUE TASTING

An unusual tasting of Rioja wines. For once, the wines were not tasted according to the known categories of  crianza, reserva and gran reserva, but instead, the 15 wines were organised according to the village where they were produced by the Association of Family Wineries in Rioja, of which Finca la Emperatriz is a member.   Master sommelier Juancho Asenjo took us on a journey, from north to south and east to west, back and …

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Publish on 6 April, 2017 a las 18:37

PRUNING COMES TO AN END

A good sleep is healthy for us all and the same is true for a vineyard, which sleeps over the winter. When the plant has given all it’s got, when the intense work that this living being has been finally transformed into fruit in the form of grapes, it truly deserves a rest. As autumn arrives, the leaves fall, leaving branches and twigs bare and the sap withdraws into the heart of the plany.   …

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Publish on 3 April, 2017 a las 17:19