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27 Apr, 2021

We, wine labels, you see, are a difficult case. We can be as complex as the contents within the bottle. In addition to good looks, we must provide a lot of information. There is a lot you need to know about a bottle of wine, and it is our job to make it known to every consumer. As I have recently been discussing, with another label of prestigious origin from Saint Emilion, which I happened to meet in the conservator of the allwinestories group, our use and our family history dates back many centuries, back when our (great)grandparents in ancient...
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The history of wine in Greece
The history of wine in Greece

27 Apr, 2021

The history of the vine begins 70 million years ago; it goes well beyond the first presence of man, only one million years ago. No one can claim with certainty where the vine emerged first, although after the glaciers and as historically estimated, it developed in areas with a favourable climate, such as the ones of Caucasus and of Mesopotamia. So, its cultivation seems to start around 5000 BC, while in Greece it appears around 4000 BC. From archaeological finds, vases and frescoes we learn that the Egyptians knew how to make wine. Generally, it is evident that in Egypt...
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The little secrets of allwinestories
The little secrets of allwinestories

27 Apr, 2021

In an article by Eleni Pichouli in Lifo newspaper, in 2014, we read a beautiful statement about wine. She wrote: “Wine is nothing less than the bottled flavour of the landscape, the scent of the earth and the climate, and all the features of each individual place, denatured in a liquid.” In order to discover all of the above in the world of wine, you can follow basic concepts and trust yourself and your senses. Do not underestimate your personal taste. Follow your sense of smell and taste and exclude non-essential information that does not help you, e.g. the pH...
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