• Polyphenols In Wine

    The polyphenols in red wine?

    Polyphenols are responsible for some of the benefits of red wine. We’ll tell you what they are. Polyphenols are chemical plant compounds present in some plants known, above all, for their antioxidant properties. This means that they protect cells against ageing, as well as reducing the production of free radicals. That is why it is considered one of the best anti-ageing substances that nature gives us. There are many types of polyphenols, divided into two main groups, flavonoids and non flavonoids. They all have the same point in common: their very high antioxidant power. In addition, these bioactive compounds exert an anti-inflammatory action and help prevent the appearance of thrombus.…

  • Organic

    Organic wines in front of Sierra de Gredos

    Knowing the denomination of origin Méntrida. Historically, the region that today protects the wines of the Denomination of Origin Méntrida was conceived during the Middle Ages to certain jurisdictional lordships that were in charge of the governments and of carrying out a rapid repopulation. Proof of this are the references to vineyards dating back to the 12th century. Wine cultivation prospered until it reached its splendour in the Madrid of the Austrias, where these wines were highly appreciated. The Denomination of Origin as we know it today was born in 1976. Since then the Denomination of Origin has gone through several stages and today faces new markets and new challenges.…

  • Red Wine

    Chose a bottle of wine

    Once you’ve chosen a bottle of wine – whether it’s a regular wine or a great vintage – your goal should be to get the most out of that bottle and enjoy its properties and potential to the fullest. Adequate wine service helps improve the experience. Among other factors you should consider: correct temperature, choice of glasses and careful service. The right temperature TemperatureYou should never take the wine out of the cellar and put it immediately on the table. Before a meal or tasting, take your time. The wine can be neither too cold nor too hot. In both cases it loses its true personality. An adequate serving temperature…

  • White Wine

    Breaking myths about white wine

    As in many other fields of life, the world of wine is not exempt from certain prejudices coined over the centuries and which have not been updated, despite the fact that the current wine scene is far from a real world with respect to its past. If a few days ago we saw the five most common lies about wine, today we are ready to break myths about white wine. A broth considered by many to be second-rate which, however, can be as rich in nuances as a red wine or a rosé, another of the great victims of the past. So whether you’re one of those who lament the…

  • General

    What is natural wine

    Natural wine is wine made with natural grapes, without adding or taking anything away from that grape. The result is a faithful reflection of the land from which the wine is born. These are the 7 basic points that sustain the ideology of the Association of Natural Wine Producers. CULTIVO respectful with the environment It is practiced some type of agriculture as the ecological or biodynamic or simply follow ancestral methods using only natural products. Natural cycles are respected. The most common and accepted treatments in ecological agriculture such as sulphur or copper sulphate should be limited to the essential. An early and preventive treatment is more beneficial than many…