Distillation is based on the separation from an alcoholic drink (solution), in our case wine, of Ethyl Alcohol or Ethanol through boiling. Both the water containing the wine and the alcohols have different boiling points. Ethanol has a boiling point of 78.2ᴼC. Some other alcohols […]
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED Introduction So, you want to learn more about wine? The following sections are aimed at those who wish to acquire some basic wine knowledge to overcome the difficulties encountered when making their first steps in the world of wine.
Staying at home during the Covid-19 pandemic and being overwhelmed by fear, we constantly look for new disinfectants to prevent coronavirus infection. Thorough hand washing and disinfection of our hands and other utensils daily is essential. Many people ask if alcohol has these advantages. They
Although it is known that the origins of white varieties go back to antiquity, researchers know that the ancestor of all current, white varieties was a red variety. What they didn’t know was how the evolution took place and how the white varieties as we
Υπάρχουν πολλά ερωτήματα και πολλές έρευνες έγιναν και συνεχίζουν να γίνονται, σχετικά με το ευαίσθητο αυτό θέμα. Σήμερα, ευτυχώς για μας, ζούμε σε μια εποχή όπου το κρασί θεωρείται καλό για την υγεία μας. Πριν κάποιες δεκαετίες μας βομβάρδιζαν με τις κακές επιπτώσεις του οινοπνεύματος,
During the previous trip organised by the Cyprus Oenophine Association, it was proposed to organise a new one in 2009 that would begin with a visit to Katogi Averoff in Metsovo followed by a road trip to the Wine Routes of Western Macedonia and Epirus.
The idea of a trip to the Wine Routes of Northern Greece had been under consideration for some time by the members of the Management Board of the Cyprus Oenophile Association. After several consultations and research, it was decided to implement this idea and preparations
Without sugars, wine production would not be possible. The sugars present in grapes in the form of glucose and fructose are converted by sugar fungi into ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide. Grapes produce sucrose through leaf photosynthesis, which is converted (in fact, the sucrose molecules
In warm countries, where the climatic conditions do not allow the grapes to store enough acids, it is common to add tartaric acid (organic acid found naturally in grapes) to the must. It is noted that acids in wine come either from the grapes (tartaric,
Cognac is produced in the town of Cognac and 6 surrounding regions by the distillation of fermented white grapes aged for at least 2 years. It is customary to say that “Cognac is a brandy, but all brandies are not cognac”. Cognac is unique because: