The European Commission has published a report indicating the prospects of the agricultural sector until 2030 in Europe, where it is indicated that agriculture will continue to play an important role in the economy during this period.

As far as wine is concerned, the production, as is logical, will depend on the climatic conditions, controlling 80% of the production between Italy, France and Spain, with stabilization in the production figures... Read more

Source: European Commision 15 January 2019

In the search for new technologies and products that help preserve food for longer, but without altering the organoleptic characteristics of food, a group of Valencian scientists creates a natural system to conserve wine and so be able to get to moderate or even eliminate the use of sulfites in wine.

It is a system based on the use of plants oil, (such as thyme or cinnamon), with antimicrobial capabilities. The researches try to achieve that essential oils can be used as antimicrobial agents, without altering the smell or taste of the food. The oils will go on materials allowed in food, such as silica and cellulose microparticles and cellulose membranes, so that the antimicrobials cannot pass into the food and, therefore, the smell cannot be perceived by the consumer... Read more

Source: Vinetur 27 December 2018

The commitment to innovation and research also reaches the cork stoppers. A group of Catalan companies producing cork stoppers for wine is carrying out various research projects to improve the quality and competitiveness of their products.

Specifically, the projects on which they are working are the Go Biosorbentes Project, for the elimination of unwanted aromas in cork stoppers by means of biosorbents, and the Go Permeabilidad Project, to know the evolution of the oxygen permeability of the corks according to different production methods, both projects coordinated by the Instituto Catalan del Corcho (ICSuro)... Read more

Source: Vinetur 17 December 2018

Next Sunday, December 2, Bodegas Veganzones will participate in the tasting day organized by our distributor in Belgium, the sommelier Wim Sas of WINJKENNIS, which will take place in the town of Olen in the province of Antwerp, Belgium.

With our assistance, Bodegas Veganzones will offer our wines with Denominacion de Origen Ribera del Duero 912 de altitud, making the tasting and tasting of their wines for all attendees and customers of our wines in the markets of Belgium and the Netherlands.

Source: Wijnkennis 23 November 2018

The new regulations to be applied for the qualification of wines entitled to the Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero are adapted to the new quality standards demanded by Europe. In this way, from now on, the qualification of all Ribera del Duero wines, both for young and aged wines, will be made once they have finished their production process and are ready to go on the market, that is, when already meet all the quality requirements according to the Specifications of the Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero

This new regulation provides continuity with the process being followed by the Consejería de Agricultura y Ganadería y el Consejo Regulador de la Ribera del Duero to advance the process of accreditation in the UNE-EN-ISO 17065, which will deepen the assurance of the quality of wines D.O. Ribera del Duero... Read more

Source: El Norte de Castilla 14 November 2018

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