How much should I pay for a good wine?

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This is the second question that everyone I meet for the first time asks me after I tell them that I work in a winery. And the truth is, it is as difficult as being told to describe yourself in four words. But well, I’ll try to answer. There are some 5000 wineries throughout Spain […]

Sustainable criteria in the purchase

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Incorporation of sustainability criteria in the selection of materials of forest origin At Vicente Gandia Pla, we started a sustainability project in 2020, within the framework of our environmental management system certified according to ISO 14001. One of the objectives of this project is to review the packaging materials of our products, a green purchasing […]

How do we perceive wine?

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As we have already seen, according to our leading guru Gordon M. Shepherd, the taste of wine is created in the brains of consumers, that is, the same wine is not perceived the same by different people. This is something we already know, it’s nothing new, and some of us like a wine that others […]

What does the wine labeling tell us?


The “love at first sight” in wine is given by the labeling of a wine, which is its letter of introduction and what makes the product unique. Well, the type of bottle we use also makes it striking, but this is already told by Jose Mª Busquets in his article, What’s important inside? When we […]

What is special about wine?

Wine is a very special product, that is what we believe at Vicente Gandía winery. Wine is a drink to celebrate, to enjoy, to spend time with our family and friends. It is a product that allows us to have an interesting conversation, a friendly chat, a few laughs on a hot summer night, at […]

The value of a medal in a wine

We can see the birth of our wines since they are only the fruits of a plant until they are finally bottled. With all the effort and affection that we put into it, our wines will always be the best in the world for us. But for you, my opinion may not have any value, […]

The most important thing is inside?


As it happens with people, the most important thing in wine is also inside…However, as it happens on Instagram, the first thing we see is the exterior and that is what catches our attention. With an eye-catching bottle, the chances of attracting the consumer are much higher. Today we will talk about the first thing […]

Drinking wine is beneficial because…

We all know that drinking wine in moderation is beneficial. In the past the gods claimed, either by intuition or experience, but not for any scientific reasons, that wine was a drink of the gods. If we look at it from a scientific point of view, we can say that the benefits of wine are […]

6 basic conditions for keeping wine in your wine rack

The next step after purchasing the wine, before consumption, is its perfect conservation. The best way to do this is in a wine cellar, in storage cabinets or air-conditioned cabinets, which reproduce the ideal conditions for your wine to be perfectly conserved. The problem is that they are often expensive and difficult to obtain. So […]

Discover the “Real” origin of Hoya de Cadenas

Hoya de Cadenas has real origins that date back to the seventeenth century. In this era, Spain was a country in crisis. The monarchy was in a delicate situation since it did not have any financial resources, exhausted after the Thirty Years’ War and the battle with the French, having to support of their constant […]