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16/12/2015

How to warm up before Christmas

The days are getting shorter and temperatures are decreasing. Winter is coming. When you walk out the door in the morning to go to work, the cold wind already tickles your nose. And when you leave your office at the end of your working day, it's already dark and because of the humid and cold air you're chilled to the bone by the time you get home. There is something that...

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14/12/2015

How to alternate different wines at New Year's Eve dinner

Very special holidays are coming, where gastronomy will be the star and wine is central axis of friends and family gatherings. You can already choose your wine for Christmas if you want your dinner to be a success; choose quality and variety, and be sure they will thank you for it.

Fish, meat, desserts... at Christmas we eat too much and so varied, that is why we...

11/12/2015

5 desserts with liquor that will delight you

It's time to think of desserts for your Christmas meals, and desserts with some liquor are always a good choice. Today we present several recipes that you might find useful. Do not miss them!

1. Cranachan

This dessert of Scottish origin is a mixture of whipped cream or cream, whisky, honey and raspberries or red berries.

Ingredients:

100 grams raspberries ...

9/12/2015

10 sparkling wines and champagnes for Christmas

What better than a sparkling wine to make a toast with your family and friends during Christmas season? From Italy to France, we would like to suggest you the best champagnes, proseccos and Spanish fizz to clink glasses. Let's celebrate!

The best Proseccos Valdo Prosecco Marca Oro Superiore

Valdo Prosecco Marca Oro Superiore: it is Italy's best-selling prosecco....

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7/12/2015

How to choose a rum for a gift

During this holiday season, nothing better than choosing a high quality and tasty beverage as a gift. Far from the typical gifts, quite impersonal, if we know that the lucky one appreciates gastronomy and beverages, a good rum sure will be a success.

The first stage is choosing the type of rum. For example, white rum, somewhat yellowish colour, is less strong and ...

4/12/2015

How to chose a whisky for a gift

If you don't know what to give this holiday season, choosing a drink is one of the best options. If the gifted is a whisky lover, then you have it easy, since he will for sure looking forward to receive this gift.

Now, to choose a good whisky we must keep in mind a number of parameters, among which are the origin, the history, the brand, the type... you have to look if it...

2/12/2015

Gifts for wine lovers

True wine lovers have it easy this holiday season, thanks to the number of wine-related gadgets and objects that can be given. Knowing how to appreciate wine is much more, so if you know someone interested in wine world and gourmet items, we suggest these products.

Glassware

Wine should be served in a good glass. That is because it is preferable to see its colour and...

30/11/2015

Portugal as a land of wine: Azores and Madeira

Madeira wine, or just Madeira, is also known as Generoso Madeirense or Vinho de Torna-Viagem and is produced on the island for over 500 years.

Departing ships loaded with wine, considered second-class, made possible to discover the power and impact of fermentation. The wine was stored in the cellars of the ships for over a year and the accumulated heat in the tropical ...

27/11/2015

How much can hangover cost to a government?

At Uvinum we have always advocated for responsible and moderate alcohol consumption, as only healthy and effective way to enjoy the pleasure of tasting a glass of wine or any of the drinks we talk about in these pages.

In fact, there is evidence that excessive consumption of alcohol affects not only people as individuals, but society as a whole, being a matter that...

25/11/2015

10 tips for a healthy nutrition

Eating well is not synonymous with diet. Having a varied menu, with the presence of fruit and vegetables, and good habits can be the best advice for a healthy nutrition.

With Dr. Jesús Román, nutrition expert, and the people from the Spanish web service La Nevera Roja, here we share some tips, very useful to take care of your nutrition.

Tips for a healthy...