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16/03/2016

The best wines for desserts

Sweet but with some taste of fruit. Wines suitable for desserts can actually be quite varied. We propose some ideas for dessert wine.

Sparkling wines like Spanish cava or champagnes go well with any dessert: they are very suitable for cakes, pastries, frozen cakes, and chocolate ... at any big celebration, sparkling wine plays an important role at the end of the...

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14/03/2016

Key aspects to bear in mind for a wine cellar

Before you choose and install a new wine cabinet in your living room, first, you have to consider some key aspects which are generally related to temperature management and other features.

Type of System

The best system out there for a wine cabinet is the thermoelectric one. These systems work very well and provide a lot of advantages for wine conservation. For...

11/03/2016

5 anecdotes on gin

Nowadays most of us have access to comprehensive information on our favorite drinks. If you are an avowed fan of gin, you will enjoy the following anecdotes that we are about to share with you.

The word gin comes from Juniperus, juniper. Gin is obtained by the distillation of barley and flavored with juniper berries amongst others. Therefore, it receives the...

9/03/2016

La Rioja according to Tim Atkin

One of the most famous and well-known critics on the international spectrum is British Tim Atkin who has a vast knowledge about La Rioja's wine region. He recently published his first warehouse classification in the zone and decided to sort them according to very controversial criteria.

To make this whole classification, Atkin established 5 different categories based only...

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7/03/2016

9 benefits of wine for your health

Drinking wine is an undisputable joy. The better if it comes with a great number of advantages for our health. Do you want to know which ones?

Among others, wine improves the memory, helps prevent the apparition of cataracts as well as improve our cardiovascular system and even diminishes tooth decay.

But why does wine bring so many advantages to your health? One of...

4/03/2016

7 alcohol-free cocktails you must give a try

Alcohol-free cocktails are excellent choices for pregnant women and families with children that want to share countless varieties of delicious and tasty mixes. 

1. Citric cocktail with tea

This drink is ideal for the cold part of the year. It has a soft citric taste and should be prepared a day ahead of consumption.

Ingredients

1 cup of squeezed orange juice. ...

2/03/2016

11 false myths about wine

Wine can sometimes be related to ideas that seem very far from reality. But if you are a true wine lover or simply want to learn more about wine, you'll certainly find this interesting. 

1. The older the better

Many people believe that the more time wine is kept in the barrel for aging, the better it gets. The describing terms, "young", "barrel aged" and "reserve", do not...

29/02/2016

How long does an open wine bottle last?

Surely, the following situation will sound familiar to you. You just bought a bottle of excellent wine or sparkling for a party. With a thrill of expectation, you open and enjoy it very much but at the end of the evening, there is still some wine left inside. You think it would be a shame to leave this bottle open because the wine runs the risk to go bad. Fortunately, there...

28/02/2016

Ideas to recycle your wine boxes

There is a wide variety and I would say almost endless material that can be recycled to make our projects come to life, both useful and decorative. It is only a question of patience and organization. Just like wine bottles, wine boxes are an excellent material to recycle and to be turned into countless objects that apart from being decorative can be very useful.

Jewelry...

26/02/2016

Football and wine: A passionate combination

Although at first sight it might seem that wine and sports do not have a lot in common, there are well-known sports persons who have taken seriously their passion for wine and have built up business on it.

Michael Laudrup, distribution entrepreneur

Michael Laudrup is an ex-football player and coach of the Welsh club of Swansea. He became famous in the 1990s when he played...