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9/08/2011

Beers for dogs

Beer in the summer is one of the most relaxing ways to freshen up but what about your dog? Doesn't he have the right to have a drink?

This is what they must have have thought in Brussels, the unofficial capital of beer of Belgium, where there has been inaugurated the first "bar for Dogs", which offers specially designed menus and beer for man's best friend.

"Go for a pint" with your...

6/08/2011

Guinness beer a record history

Maybe if we hear the word Guinness, the first thing that comes up to our mind is the famous Guinness records, but there is an Irish beer with the same name with just over 200 years of tradition that is much more famous than the records. This is Guinness beer, a beer stout black type, made by Arthur Guinness in 1759, which belongs to the St. James's Gate Brewery in Dublin, Ireland.

The...

5/08/2011

Albariño wines, more than a grape

Albariño wines are among the best-known wines, popular and appreciated.. We have several varieties ranging from excellence a bit expensive to others quite renowned at a very affordable price for all budgets.

Speaking of Albariño is thinking about Galicia, a noble land of wines and large areas of vineyards who has been able to sell and export these varieties, headed by the Rias...

4/08/2011

South American beers

In almost all countries in South America, beer is the most alcoholic beverage, even though in Europe the most consumed beers are the beer of Belgium, the beer of Germany or even the English beer.However, South American beer is very appreciated and enjoyed around the world, there are even some brands that are among the best sold in the world, because of their matchless taste that can´t be...

31/07/2011

The wines of Chablis

Chablis wine comes from the vineyards that have the same name. Chablis is located in the department of Yonne, which in turn is located within the wine region of Burgundy in France, surrounded by the river Serein. This famous wine region has a total area of approximately 4753 acres, called the Chablis vineyards.

“Chablis wine is exclusively a white wine and the authorized grapes for the...

29/07/2011

The Irish Whiskey

The Irish whisky is called "whiskey", just as Americans do with their bourbon. This whiskey is made from barley and is characterized by a triple distillation, a fact that makes it a smoother and delicate drink, compared to others of the same class. This whiskey is the most consumed in this country, Ireland, although in recent years the exportation has grown significantly.

"The word Whisky...

22/07/2011

South Africa Appellation

South Africa is the pioneer of so-called New World countries, as far as wine is concerned; it was the first country to belong to this group.

The history of South African wine

It was by the hand of the Dutch colonist Simon Van der Stel, first governor of the Cape Colony (Dutch colony in South Africa), who introduced the culture of wine back in 1679, creating the first vineyard in this...

15/07/2011

Good wine is expensive... or not

When we speak about the wines best rated in the guides, we always have the same idea: small production, long stay in barrels, selected grapes and huge prices. It is the general idea, for example, among the 10 best wines of Spain in 2011, according to Parker.

Well this year Robert Parker scores have yielded a surprise to us: wine Rua Blanco 2010, of the Bodega Cooperativa Virgen de las Viñas,...

13/07/2011

Sex in the vineyard, the females take command

Sex to make the best wine. But artificial sex. The pheromones contained in the form of hundreds of bars that Bodegas Bilbaínas, owned by Codorniu Group in a 90%, has spread its 250 hectares of their vineyards.

The female pheromones are actually moth cluster, or Lobesia botrana, and the aim is to attract the males, which with such an aroma but without a trace of females, go crazy and die....