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15/06/2016

Need therapy? Go to France and drink wine!

Wine is healthy in many ways and provides a variety of benefits for consumers, besides being linked to a social act or a form of entertainment. Moreover, the French have been trying to promote wine in a hospital. There, a wine bar opened to encourage patients to consume wine as part of a palliative therapy.

This initiative offers several benefits that position France as...

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13/06/2016

Wine regions from Germany 1/3

German wines have been a tradition for a long time and their popularity is increasing a lot. To know more about these wines it's necessary to know something about Germany's major wine regions.

The areas are divided into 13 designations of origin with an average size of 100,000 hectares each one and the vast majority is concentrated in the South and Southwestern part,...

10/06/2016

3 delicious wines for spring

 

Nights are getting shorter and the days are getting longer again. After a cold and wet winter, we welcome this easy and fresh springtime with open arms. This free and easy mindset finds the best company in fresh wines with a long aftertaste. And so, we're starting our quest for this type of wines. 

That's why we prepared three first-class wines for you that fulfil...

8/06/2016

Five places in Scotland to have a great whisky

Planning a short getaway? If you love whisky as much as we do, Scotland will come to your mind immediately. Discover here the country's best places to enjoy a glass of good scotch.

1. The Quaich Bar (The Craigellachie Hotel)

There are many ways to enjoy whisky in Scotland, and this is one of the best places. Take advantage of the expertise and knowledge from the...

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6/06/2016

9 eco-friendly markets you can't miss visiting Spain

Going green is an ever-growing trend and just something everyone should be moving to. People prefer fresh seasonal food from the local surroundings. Let's take a look at some of the organic markets that you shouldn't miss if you ever visit Spain.

La Buena Vida in Madrid is one of the best for those who prefer organic wines and homemade products. From the...

3/06/2016

Three cocktails inspired by mobsters

One of the most powerful people during the 1920s and 1930s was Al Capone, who in addition to being one of the most famous gangsters of the world was the owner of numerous underground casinos and liquor stores and, of course, a precursor of the cocktail culture.

During the years of the American prohibition law, the consumption of hard liquor increased marking Scotch ...

1/06/2016

Give wine barrels a great second life

Wine barrels aren't only useful to wineries. You can breathe new life into old wine barrels and use them as decorative elements like furniture. Yes, you read well. Following this link, you can find more creative ideas to decorate your home with wine.

Use barrels as ice buckets

Once the barrel has fulfilled its original function, cut it in half and fill it with ice....

30/05/2016

5 ways to ruin a good meal with wine

Imagine the following scenario: You organize a meal to celebrate something with your friends or family. It took you several days thinking of the food you serve and the ideal wine pairing. When the day arrives, everything is perfect; however, small details that seemed unimportant end up distracting from efforts invested in the preparation. If you don't want this to happen, we...

27/05/2016

5 tips on how to enjoy a hedonistic tasting

The search for the maximum sensory pleasure is taking centre stage in the world of tourism and gastronomy. It seeks to give pleasure through food or drink, to reach a maximum sense of wellbeing. So when we talk about hedonistic tastings they are those that provide this pleasure when drinking, for example, wine.

Good ambience. For a hedonistic tasting, you should...

25/05/2016

8 wine cocktails to celebrate the warm season

Are you looking for a cocktail based on a really good wine? Today we offer you the following ideas for the upcoming season. We hope you'll enjoy them all!

Coke: If you love red wine but want to take a different drink to escape the routine, try adding an equal portion of coke. This cocktail is called Kalimotxo. Complete the preparation with some ice and a few...