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26/10/2016

Ancient Rome Wine, Would You Drink It?

Can you imagine what would it be to taste the wine that the inhabitants of the ancient Roman Empire used to drink? Well, this dream can become true by studying the ruins of the wine cellars where this wine was produced originally, and one of the keys are the amphorae, clay vessels used by ancient cultures to store and transport all kinds of goods, including wine.

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24/10/2016

Drink wine and ... stay with your partner!

Alcohol and wine drinking is an activity that, if done in moderation, can bring great benefits, both for the health and for the quality of life in general, including married life and many other aspects.

A new study led by the University of Michigan, US, has concluded somewhat surprising in relation to consumer habits and life in marriage. According to this research,...

22/10/2016

Inhaling spirit: a dangerous trend

Although it is a completely legal activity once you have become of age, smoking alcohol can give severe health damages. One can find on the internet a variety of videos and articles where they show you how to vaporize and inhale alcohol without having to purchase a specific device for the purpose. Where the objective is to vaporize the substance, inhale and feel the effects...

19/10/2016

Uvinum awarded as the Best Online Wine Retailer 2016 by the IWC

The Uvinum Team is excited for sharing with you this really good news! Last week it was held the first Spanish Edition of the prestigious The International Wine Challenge (IWC), where Uvinum was awarded as the Best Online Wine Retailer.

The international jury of the IWC gave the prize to Uvinum thanks to "a great selection, a great rotation and a great disponibility of...

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19/10/2016

Why can a wine can cost much more (or less) than another?

Every so often we read or hear that in a blind tasting a cheaper wine has outscored a much more expensive one. It can happen, of course. There are some wines from 5€ which, comparatively, have nothing to envy one of 20€. But that still does not mean that many of the wines that cost 20 or 30 or 100 euros are not worth the extra cost.

So, is the quality always...

17/10/2016

The islands of Azores and Madeira, a beautiful land of wines

Madeira wine, or just Madeira, is also known as Vinho Generoso madeirense or Torna-Viagem and is produced on the island for more than 500 years.

Departing ships loaded with wine that was considered of lower quality, enabled them to discover the power and consequences of longer fermentation. The wine was stored in the cellars of sailboats for more than a year and the...

14/10/2016

Which are the strangest cocktails of the world?

Like everything in life, there are a variety of cocktails around the world that are very strange and uncommon, they are peculiar or simply somewhat disgusting. Here we share the 7 most strange cocktails of the world. Would you dare to try?

7. Coquetier

Served in bars in Germany, this drink consists of rum, chocolate, and cinnamon, very normal right? Well, the cup used...

12/10/2016

No, wine will not replace your workout, but it can help you

A couple of years ago, a researcher and scientist at the University of Alberta, in Canada, Jason Dyck, published a study on the relationship between an element found in many foods, including grapes, called resveratrol and physical activity.

To the surprise of many, including scientists involved in the investigation, it was found that resveratrol shows very similar ...

10/10/2016

Buon appetito! Italian food for beginners

Yes, in Italy there is life beyond pizza. And also much color: green basil, white, red . And is actually so that Italian cuisine is full of joy and flavors. What are some of the most common dishes? We will mention some of them.

Pasta - It is always a delicious dish, especially if you serve with sauces made from fresh tomatoes or mushrooms, you can pair with wines made of...

7/10/2016

Bon appetit! French gastronomy for beginners

One way to organize a well-combined meal is to pay attention to the current season. French food is considered one of the most important cuisines in the world. It is often very aromatic and stands out for its textures and fats, especially in winter time, accompanied by full-bodied wines. Here are some examples of typical dishes of the gallic cuisine. Bon appetit!

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