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Vinos Ambiz Airen 2010 back-label with QR Code Thingy and AVIN Number
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My last bottle of Grüner Veltliner that I brought back with me from the #EWBC. Now where to buy in Madrid?
My last bottle of Grüner Veltliner that I brought back from the #EWBC. Where to buy in Madrid?
Grape cake, after pressing, and before throwing it back into the vineyard
pressing Petit Verdot by hand using a cage press
Tank tasting. Making sure that everything is as it should be
Horizontal in Retz (or 'under' Retz), Weinviertal, Austria #EWBC
Gruner Veltliner (Elizabeth) with my dinner last night. 2nd course: spaghetti with prawns, mussels and 'chirlas' (like mini clams)
Gruner Veltliner (Bergmann) with dinner last night (1st course: langostinos with mayonnaise)
Graciano skins in oak barrel. see mini-post http://bit.ly/cvjpvm on now unstuck fermentation
This a 'Comment and Post Inhabilitation Tool', otherwise known as a 'cocido madrileño' !!!
The light purple stuff top right is the 'gunge', ie dead yeast, pips, bits of grape skin, etc. The dark purple stuff bottom left is wine being moved to another tank
2 barrels of Graciano and stainless steel tank of Petit Verdot, out in the sun. The fermentation is 'stuck' and we're trying to start it off
This is what we saw when we opened a tank of 'Carbonic Maceration' Airén today after 17 days
Garnacha fermenting in 3 oak casks; one seems to be a bit leaky! (side view)
Garnacha fermenting in oak cask (top view)
"Meeting facilitation tool" otherwise known as Crianza 2008 (100Tempranillo) ! The proof of the wine is in the drinking
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