It is one of the most widely grown red wine grape varieties in the world. Late ripening makes it suitable for hot and arid climates, with little risk of early autumn rain. With these characteristics, it is defined as Pinot Noir of a Mediterranean variety or warm climates.
Climate and Wine
The environmental factors that are called terroir; such as climate, soil and surface shapes, determine the efficiency and quality of plant products. However, the most important factor among these factors is the climate.
Wine and Oxidation
Wine’s contact with air is a vital issue for wine. Especially in the construction phase of the wine, oxygen destroy all the vital characteristics of the wine in terms of the repetition and operation of the yeast.
Caraf / Decanter
The wine is transferred to another container before being served and waited for a while which is called decanting. It is an activity that has different rituals in the wine culture.
One of the most important products obtained from grapes is the circus. In addition to the wealth of thorns and grapes that add to our lives, even the contributions of the vinegar itself do not end up counting.
With the arrival of the winter season we started to hear much about mulled wine, naturally.
It was not enough to look at the quantity and quality of the grapes, wine production or income earned, when considering the regions of the world and Europe countries which produce vine. Wine Making Philosophy
Nowadays, there has been a marked increase in the number of people who make their own wine as amateurs at home.
A “Shiraz Wineyard” Story
Everything started during a conversation between me and Oya & Ata Biçer. They can not decide what to do with the dry part of their citrus garden in Gümüşlük.
The Romantic Side of Wine
The use of barrels in winemaking is a very complicated and nuanced issue. Developed centuries ago as a tool to meet the production, storage and transportation needs involved in winemaking, the barrel will have positive impact on winemaking today…
The Shiraz Grape and Wine
Syrah, or Shiraz, is a grape variety whose name is spelled and pronounced differently in various countries and whose origins are the subject of much debate. Starting with the warm southern coasts of France, all global wine producers…
People always ask whether our grape-rich country has a wine grape that can hold its own against others known and cultivated prevalently around the world. Oh, do we? We have the best, but unfortunately in the global wine industry…
This is the world’s best-known red grape variety whose name will be familiar even to those who haven’t tasted its wine. Cabernet Sauvignon is actually a hybrid grape created by crossing two grape varieties: Sauvignon Blanc (white) and Cabernet Franc (red).
Turkey ranks among the top four countries in the world in terms of vineyard surface area and the top five countries in the world in terms of growing wine grapes. Naturally, this is an indication of our country’s distinctive geography in terms of viniculture and grape cultivation
Wine tasting is the assessment of wine through the use of different senses like sight, smell, taste, etc.
The Meeting of Wine and Food
When it comes to pairing food with wine, there’s a balance that’s similar to that found within wine itself. Contrary to popular opinion, it has no direct link to the color of the wine or the food…
When talking about the balance of wine, the three fundamental elements that come to mind are acidity, alcohol and tannins. The acidity and alcohol levels largely have to do with the age of the grape: as the grape begins to mature, its acidity level begins to decrease while its sugar levels increase.