As plants, vines follow annual growth cycles set by the seasons. The arrival of autumn and winter, when temperatures drop, means the plant ceases its activity and enters a dormant phase until spring, when it becomes active once again....
You'll see the same on any vineyard across the planet, whether it's in La Mancha, France or in New World countries like New Zealand and the United States. Although this may seem like a merely decorative touch or the...
Although nature can be observed and analysed with scientific methods and criteria, its exact behaviour in plants (luckily for wine growers) can't be predicted with mathematical precision. As a living thing, the vine is subject to external forces, so...
They're part of the local identity, inseparable from the land, they express the distinguishing features of the people who live, feel and understand winemaking as a shared legacy, an age-old inheritance from Ancient Rome, but each one has its...