Vinopedia.tv is born from the belief that the more we know something, the more we will be able to enjoy it. For this reason, in this portal, we want to talk about wine in a simple and very accessible way.
In the previous chapter of Vinopedia we learned the details of traditional goblet pruning in vineyards; today we are going to see how pruning is done on vines trained on trellises using the Cordon Royat system. Here we are with the Vintae vineyard team in a new plantation in Rioja […]
If a few months ago we saw how barrels and vats were made, this time it is the turn of something as familiar as the bottle. For this, we traveled to Llodio, in the Basque Country. Home to the Vidrala factory, one of the 4 largest manufacturers of glass containers […]
On April 28, 2017, a devastating frost affected a large part of the vineyards in Northern Spain. A couple of days ago, we visited the vineyards to see what the effects have been from this unprecedented event and to discover what should be done to protect the vines in the […]
December and we were still harvesting… Although you might find this strange, it’s normal, since many wineries make late harvest wines. This is the case of Aroa Bodegas, an organic winery located in Navarre, in the Yerri Valley. We will find out about the elaboration process for this special wine […]
We’ll continue talking about wood and wine, but this time, big style, as today we show how a oak vat with a capacity of no less than 6000 liters is built, with one of the last remaining coopers in Spain, if not the last.
We are starting our second season, in which we are going to present the different elements that surround winemaking. We will start with the barrels, which are the containers where the wine “rests” for a large part of its stay in the winery. In order to show you how they […]
Throughout the entire year, the vineyard and winery adopts many different colours and landscapes. In this chapter we will have the opportunity to enjoy all of them. Colours and textures coming from the wine itself, the grapes, the vine, the wood of barrels, the must… We wanted to share all […]
This chapter we shall be going back to the vineyard to see how the soil is mantained in the best conditions for the vine to develop. Which factors should be taken into account, depending on the different circumstances and the different techniques available.
We are about to end the winemaking process of red wines. In this chapter we are going to see how the wines are introduced into de deposit again after aging in barrels where blending will be carried out before it is bottled and ready for dispach.
During the winter the wines has been in the deposits doing a natural estabilization. Now they will start the period of aging in barrels. We show you in this chapter what happen during this time and how do we make several racking in order to get the wines almost ready […]
In this chapter we go back to the elaboration of white wines. We’ve already explained you how the alcoholic fermetation was developed and the necessary steps to be done until then. In this chapter we will see how after alcoholic fermetation we need to do the clearing, filter and do […]
In this video you will be able to see how some representatives of the Regulation Council visit the winery to take some samples of the wine in order to certify that all the parameters are correct and that the wine can be under that Designation of Origin.
Do you know how the malolactic fermentation is being developed and how it affects to wine? what is a paper chromatography test? do you want to know how do we do the racking once the malolactic fermentation is done?
In this chapter, you are going to see how the wine is separated from the grape. How the wine is separated from the skins once the fermentation and maceration stages have ended, how the skins are pressed and the pressed wine is obtained, and how the pomace is transferred to […]
In this chapter you can see how the traditional harvest is carried out. A quite hard work, but also a very special and joyful time of the year for many families who pick up the fruits of the job they’ve done during the whole year. We hope you enjoy with […]
Because the harvest is a fiesta for us, we want to share with you this special chapter about how we celebrate the harvest period in Logroño (La Rioja). At the end of September, for one week, there is a local celebration when the city is full of people enjoying wine, […]
In this chapter we will see how the harvest should be prepared in a winery for white wines and how by the end of august they already start the harvest. We will learn how the date for the harvest is being settled and what kind of planning it’s necessary to […]
In this chapter we will see how the grapes change their colour with the veraison and how the vines are almost ready for the harvest arrival. We will learn how works such us thinning of clusters are developed in order to improve the quality of the grapes and because of […]
In this chapter we will get to know labours such us bud pruning and tipping. They are devoloped during the months when the vines are in the flowering period and when the fruits are being settled. So, we will se the first clusters and as we are in the vineyards, […]
In just few weeks a radical change happens in the vineyards. The brown and ocher winter colours change into the green colour of the just sprouted vines. During the hottest days in april and may the vines can grow up to five centimeters per day.
When the winter comes to and end and the temperatures begin to rise, the vineyards wake from their winter dormant state and the vegetative cycle initiates. The sap starts to run through its vessels and, through the cuttings made when pruning, a transparent liquid starts flowing, which is the first […]
During the cold months, the vine rests. It is its vegetative rest period, and the one that is used to prune and prepare each vine so that it can give its best in the following cycle. Pruning is a task that has remained practically unchanged for 2000 years. Did you […]