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20/03/2017

Top 7 Restaurants in Latin America

The Latin American gastronomy lives one of its best moments. The gala for the 50 Best Restaurants in Latin America 2016 has just concluded and one more time, Peru wins the battle by defining a kitchen full of nuances and contrasts. This country has nine restaurants that are classified in the ranking, specifically two of them in the first and second place. Let's see the 7...

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13/03/2017

The six grapes most used in the elaboration of Porto

Although Porto is not as popular a wine as Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir, we should not miss the opportunity to taste this wine and know a little more about it. Porto wine (Oporto wine) does not come precisely from a "noble" grape, we might say, but rather a mixture, and there are 6 main grapes that contribute to the majority of the production of this type of wine.

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6/03/2017

What are the differences between a scotch and a bourbon?

 

When we talk about whisky it’s clear to almost all of us that we are referring to a grain distillate of ancient origin, whose current name comes from the Gaelic and literally means "water of life." However, the uninitiated in this exciting world, sometimes find it difficult to differentiate between the different varieties that, for different reasons, geographic or ...

3/03/2017

China, wine tasters with world power

Last October, the fourth edition of the annual "blind tasting" championship was organized by the French magazine La Revue du vin de France. This year's surprise was China, whose team of wine tasters beat the representatives of the other 20 countries participating in this international award competition.

With a total of 108 points, the delegation of the Asian giant was...

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1/03/2017

And you, what do you think of the "blue wine"?

We will tell you about the blue wine, how it was born and the characteristics. It is called Gik Live, surprisingly by its color. Recall that 100% is made with grapes coming from different Spanish wineries. And it is presented in the characteristic glass bottles of wine, but now it can not be called wine.

The truth is that this wine, produced by a group of young Basques,...

24/02/2017

5 Sci-Fi drinks that should exist

 

I bet everyone is curious to try those foods and drinks of the protagonists of our favorite books, movies or science fiction series. A curiosity that increases when we enjoy them on an empty stomach, so when we get carried away by the fantasy we wonder what will be the flavor of that dish or beverage that satiate the stomachs and thirst of the protagonists. That is why...

22/02/2017

Is it important to be innovative about Champagne?

The drink business is slightly more complex than the other industries, because to innovate something, it has to be planned starting years in advance, when the fruits are planted. For champagne, it is no different, since your marketing campaigns have to be foreseen from up to 3 years before. Generally, these plans go in the direction of product packaging and specific...

20/02/2017

What kind of Wine is Amarone?

 

Amarone della Valpolicella it’s a very particular wine, made from raisins, previously dried in the sun, as is done with the variety Pedro Ximénez to get the sweet wine of the same name. For this wine, and contrary to what is usually done in most raisin wines, local red varieties are used first instead of white, and secondly, the result would be dry wine with...

17/02/2017

Why is drinking alcohol in moderation good for the heart?

The phrase "alcohol is good for your health" is often heard, but that does not imply that, by listening to it very often, it is completely true. In fact, the scientific community has debated this topic since immemorial time and, and although they have had some achievements with their studies, there is still the controversy about these results and the difference that...

15/02/2017

From Blue Wines to Green ones, is that what innovation it’s about?

 

While tradition is a feature of great importance wine lovers, so is innovation. That is why day to day the youngest cellars work to develop new recipes and formulas capable of surprising the most expert palates; not only for its delicious taste, but also for its color. A year ago we talked about the birth of Gïk Live, the first blue wine in the world created by...