Category: Spain

Are Spanish Wine Drinkers Taking a Siesta?

Spanish wine is woven into the everyday culture and is the social lubricant for Spaniards, especially around festive times and certain ritualistic occasions.  Wine is also heavily woven into the culture of eating in Spain, and many consider meals or even snack like tapas to be incomplete without it. As one of its vital economic activities, the large amount of wine production in… Read more →

Create Your Own Varietal

One university in southern Spain is set on bringing fame to it’s region through the discovery of a type of wine which existed in Roman times. Researchers from Universidad Pable de Olavide (UPO) in Seville have begun “Olavidium”, a project in which the team will try to create a naturally sweet wine with up to 16 percent alcohol content, very little… Read more →