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1/05/2017

6 bars from the movies

It is clear that bars are part of our life, so much so that in many cases they are the scenes of important moments. This is something that cinema does not fail to capture, just as it does with all events of life, real or fiction.

There are many samples of the seventh art in which taverns, pubs, bars, coffee shops, diners and other places take centre stage, and here...

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24/04/2017

Give the Spring a good start with these healthy habits

Spring is a good time of the year to undertake healthy habits in order to feel better. Jot down the following ones!

Mediterranean diet

Experts recommend the Mediterranean diet as an example to follow. It is a varied and healthy diet. Because it consists fundamentally of fruit, wine, nuts and fish. On the website of the Foundation for the Mediterranean Diet there are...

17/04/2017

Choose wine like an expert

There is no doubt that having knowledge of wine has become an indispensable requirement in any type of social gathering. From intimate dinners in restaurants to family gatherings around the table, we have all felt the social pressure to know how to choose the right wine for the occasion. Faced with this situation, many people are forced to simulate their wisdom in this...

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...

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...