We are so happy to see you again! As you can see, we have cleaned up nicely for our return. We have completely renovated the website to make it more attractive, more modern and more accessible. We’d love to hear your opinions! And we hope you like it as much […]


Can you imagine that it´s been a year now since we started to introduce you to the wine world through our Vinopedia videos? This definitely calls for a celebration! Be prepared, for during the week of 13-17 of June we will put a set of questions on our Facebook Wall. […]

Today we are going to show you a series of photographs courtesy of José Manuel Gómez, who is the person in charge of the vineyard in Castillo de Maetierra. By means of these images, you can more or less see how the vineyards are now, although they evolve so quickly […]

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We promised, so here is the answer to the question that Ezequiel from Argentina made to us a few days ago. He asked us when was the best moment to plant a vine and how to do it. José Manuel Gómez, the person responsible for Castillo de Maetierra’s vineyard, gave […]

Few days ago members of the Rioja Regulatory Council visited Bodega Classica, a winery situated in D.O.Ca Rioja. We were there to see how they collected the samples for analysis. These samples are to prove that the wines from Bodega Classica can be included under this D.O. This is an […]

Few days ago Pedro, from Argentina, asked us a question about how to make a white wine with using additional yeasts. The question was as follows: Hello friends from vinopedia, I am from Entre Rios, Argentina. I am a wine enthusiast and I would like to make a white wine in a very […]


You will be able to see our chapter number twelve very soon. There we will explain you what is malolactic fermentation and its effects on wine. In advance, we would like to explain how we monitor this process, which is triggered spontaneously as a result of the lactic bacteria naturally […]

In our last chapter you’ve already seen how the devatting is carried out and how through this operation the wine is being separed from the grape. We’ve shown you how this operation is carried out nowadays, but there are still many cases where devatting is developed in a more traditional […]


A few days ago, you asked us about the origin of the terminologies Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva. Therefore, here goes a small explanation of how wood started to be used for providing wine properties, as well as some details on the legislation that began to regulating them. It is […]