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24/09/2011

Rum ousitde Caribbean

No one can doubt that the Caribbean rums are the worlds most famous either for their high quality or its long tradition. But we cannot deny that there are a lot of rum around the world who may not have the same tradition, but their quality has won an important place in the world of rum.

If we talk about outside the Caribbean rums, we must mention first South American ones, and the...

20/09/2011

Valdeorras, the door of Galicia

Valdeorras is one of the DO's less known in Spain, although the wine Rua 2010 is becoming quite trendy nowadays. Located in Orense, is halfway between the cold Bierzo vineyards and the rainy vineyards of the Rias Baixas.

Valdeorras's vineyards occupy most of the basins of the rivers Siland Xares. Distinctively to the rest of Galicia, the area of Valdeorras is far more dry and hot in...

19/09/2011

Minimum legal age to drink alcohol all over the world

The minimum legal age for drinking beverages with alcohol content is very variable, we can say that it fluctuates between 16 years to the total ban. Come along and take a tour with us around the world and you'll know the minimum age for drinking alcohol in the main alcohol consuming countries of the world, and some of their disputes.

16/09/2011

Synonyms for grape names (part III)

Albano, canine Tosca...

No, we are not talking about artists, or operas, or animals. Today we will continue with the different names that grapes may receive. Grapes receive very curious names sometimes. Some of them are very old and others which end up passing. Lets know more about synonyms of grapes names. How many can you...

7/09/2011

The multi-vendor shopping cart at Uvinum

From the beginning we have been obsessed in Uvinum in order to provide our customers the best shopping experience possible. For us that means providing a safe, consistent, quick and easy process. With the new feature we're launching today, we are definitely walkin' in this direction, eliminating one of the main barriers that our customers had have until now: today it's possible to purchase...

7/09/2011

Beer Glasses

Deciding which glass is ideal to drinking a beer is like going thought the discussion of what beer is best, that is why in this area almost unending and mined we will not enter. But we will go on a tour through all this glasses where we can drink a refreshing beer.To begin with, we must say that there are 3 types of containers where to drink a beer. We have the glasses, the most popular...

1/09/2011

Classification of alcoholic beverages

Beverages with alcohol are varied, so the problem is how to classify alcoholic beverages?

Although we can classify them by their origin or their alcohol content, the most usual classification of alcoholic beverages is generally referred to the elaboration of the drink.

Therefore, it can be classified into 4 types: fermented beverages, distilled spirits or spirits, fortified drinks or...

30/08/2011

Synonyms for grape names (Part II)

Uva perruna (doggy Grape), Pardillo, Negrera (slavers), Botón de gallo (rooster?s button ?yes, it's what you have just read, it is the translation of those names. Local names for famous grapes... Do you want to know which ones are they?

Wine is universal, made worldwide, and elaborated most of the time with the local grapes, harvested in the place of manufacture.

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26/08/2011

The most emblematic areas of Scotch

Scottish whisky has a long tradition, but that's not a scoop, this tradition is not only due to the ancient history of its whisky, or due to its recognized quality; behind the legendary Scotch there are legendary distilleries throughout Scotland, recognized by the place of birth and the whisky. That's why we have prepared a tour through the emblematic areas of Scottish whisky.

25/08/2011

Synonyms for grape names

Bastardo (Bastard), Periquita (lovebird), Rabigato (tailed cat) ... we are speaking, of course, of the names of grapes.

There are plenty of vines to make wine, many of which are very popular in the world. But these grapes have more than just one name, usually due to their areas of origin where they are called by different names. That's why we have compiled for you the most famous grapes and...