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10/04/2017

5 myths about champagne and sparkling wines that you must forget

Whether it is Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, English sparkling or any other sparkling wines, it is no secret that the world loves them for its effervescence and magic. That is why today we will bust 5 myths behind these delicious drinks:

1. They must open with a strong "pop"

Although doing it with a strong sound makes more spectacular, as we have been accustomed to from...

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3/04/2017

How are the wines of Croatia?

In recent years Croatia has experienced a tourist boom, which has made its wines reaching unprecedented levels of international recognition. With a long history of wine production, comparable to that of the most traditional Mediterranean countries, Croatian wines were well known at different times, but Ottoman invasions, phylloxera, world wars, communism and conflicts in...

27/03/2017

Which wines should be cooled and how?

All wine lovers know that each variety has an ideal temperature to drink: some must be consumed at room temperature and that, at times, we can spoil the experience of drinking a wine by serving it too cold or too hot.

For example, most young white and rosé wines, sparkling wines and sweet wines, improve if served cold. In contrast, wines with more body lose some of...

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...

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...