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Wine bottles sizes

Wine bottles sizes

Among the greatest wine producers in Europe, Italy is most definitely at the first place both for local production and export.   The wine cellars and the connoisseurs of this product know really well the sizes of wine bottles, as they can be many and have a very...

The difference between olive oil and extravirigin olive oil

The difference between olive oil and extravirigin olive oil

  Italy is one of the main producer of extra vergin olive oil in the world. The delicacy of this product makes it a premium food that has characterised the Mediterranean diet for centuries. Let’s discover together the difference between olive oil and extra virgin...

The difference between filtered and unfiltered beer

The difference between filtered and unfiltered beer

Beer is a beverage that boasts a millennial history. Today, beers can be classified according to their process: craft and industrial. Generally, filtered beer is associated with large-scale industrial distribution, while unfiltered beer is associated with the craft...

Corks for bottling wine – Types of corks to best preserve wine

Corks for bottling wine – Types of corks to best preserve wine

When it comes to quality, the different types of corks for bottling wine have a fundamental role in the preservation of organoleptic properties and all the characteristics of the final product. As a matter of fact, the cork does not only serve as a bottle sealer in...

How wine is made: method and key steps

How wine is made: method and key steps

This article is about the wine production process from grape harvesting to bottling, passing through the different steps, such as grape picking, pressing, fermentation, racking, maturation, and bottling. It also explains how red wine is produced and what are the key...

How beer is produced: craft beer production step by step

How beer is produced: craft beer production step by step

Beer is probably the oldest and most common alcoholic beverage in the world. Its origins date back to around 3000 years ago, in ancient Egypt, and its production has been perfected in the Middle ages in monasteries. So, how is beer produced?   The basis of beer...

How to open a craft brewery

How to open a craft brewery

Opening a craft brewery can be an exciting adventure for beer lovers. However, it requires a lot of passion, expertise, planning, and investment. Luckily, being a rising phenomenon with high demand, it can be a very profitable business, especially given the fact that,...

In terms of the law, what actually is alcohol?

In terms of the law, what actually is alcohol?

When considering getting a liquor license, one should first ask themselves what actually is alcohol in terms of the law, what laws regulate it, and be prepared to assume all the relative costs. Depending on its culture and customs, each country has a different take...

Production and distillation of liquor and spirits

Production and distillation of liquor and spirits

In the production of spirits and liquors, a multitude of ingredients come into play, which, thanks to their characteristics and organoleptic properties, create incomparable products. As a matter of fact, the production of liquors and spirits involves different...

Opening a distillery: the requirements

Opening a distillery: the requirements

The distillation of alcoholic beverages is a very ancient practice, dating back to the 7th and 6th centuries BC. It has been handed down over the centuries by distillery masters. Nowadays, opening a distillery means focusing on craftsmanship and quality, it means...

Requirements to bottle and sell olive oil

Requirements to bottle and sell olive oil

This fine liquid gold is one of the main ingredients of many dishes around the world. Indeed, it is no surprise that when someone owns even modest olive groves, the entrepreneurial choice of selling the oil is most certainly a winning one. Bottling the olive oil and...

How to store olive oil: how and where to keep it best

How to store olive oil: how and where to keep it best

Olive oil is a highly prestigious food product – a pillar of the Italian Mediterranean diet, listed since 2010 by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage. Let's have a look at the best ways to preserve olive oil, including how and where it will be best kept. In order...

How to store wine: guidelines

How to store wine: guidelines

There are some golden rules on how to store wine once it is bottled. In fact, to get to an excellent final product that has all the required organoleptic properties, texture and density over time, it is essential to follow a storage process that takes into account...

Wine: names and bottle sizes for storage

Wine: names and bottle sizes for storage

Wine: names and bottle sizes for storage The use of the glass bottle to store wine is still a compulsory choice today.Because glass is able to maintain the organoleptic characteristics of wine over time, which is what all of us wine lovers desire.Buy a good bottle,...

Oil: How best to store it

Oil: How best to store it

Oil: How best to store it Good preservation allows the oil to retain its taste, smell and beneficial effects. To keep its peculiarities intact, it is necessary to be careful to store it in the best possible conditions. What are the main 'enemies' that can damage the...