Category: wine cellar

Grape growing regions of the world

World wine production The main wine producing countries are France, Italy and Spain, and they have well established industries. Quality denominations in these regions date back many years and are determined by area. Grapes...

Soil, climate and ripeness for Grape

 Soil The quality of the wine is thought to depend to a great extent on the vineyard and the skill of the viticulturalist being able to produce good quality grapes. Hence it is not...

Wine grapes and Vine plant characteristics

Wine grapes The wine grape comes from the plants of the botanical genus Vitis, and mostly from one important commercial species, vinifera, of the vine plant. This genus belongs to the family, Vitaceae, characterized...

All you need to know about the Wineworld

Introduction In our discussions so far, our contextualist approach has raised a number of issues that we have had to postpone. These issues all stem from the fact that the dominant theoretical paradigms of...

Taste and Expertise in Wine

The three competencies that we have discussed may, taken together, be said to make up ‘expertise.’ An expert is someone who is seen by others as having relevant competencies in a particular field, and...

Aesthetic Attributes in Wine

Canary Wine and Beyond As regards the agreeable everyone acknowledges that his judgment, which he bases on a private feeling and by which he says that he likes some object, is by the same...

All you need to know about Wine and Cognition

The Cognitive Background to the Aesthetic Problem Using the thought experiment of an artificial reproduction of specific wines, we showed that wine is not only a ‘vague’ object (if not insuperably so), but also...

Wine as a Vague and Rich Object

Introduction “What is wine?” may be a question only philosophers would think of asking, but it is not our purpose here to define wine as a concept. However, in trying to understand how wine...

50 Best Wines under $20

RED La Montesa, 2003, Bodegas Palacios Remondo, Rioja, Spain Round and plump with fine tannins and good weight. Velvety and lush on the tongue, this wine brims with roasted plum and black cherry flavors...

Know the Wine Terminology

Anthocyanin: The pigments just under grape skins, which color wine. Recent studies show anthocyanins, along with other naturally occurring substances in red wine, are very healthy and may prevent a number of human diseases....