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23/11/2016

3 things to consider while drinking wine in high altitude

We've all had to travel by plane, and to do so without the possibility to enjoy a delicious glass of wine can make it a more stressful and less fun trip. Luckily, there are people like Andrea Robinson, one of 23 women who have the degree of Master Sommelier in the world. She has, with her experience, given us easy tips to choose the best wines while we are in the air.

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21/11/2016

Smell the wine and improve your memory!

Research conducted in Las Vegas concludes that the sommeliers and wine tasters have some areas of the brain more developed than other people. The study suggests that these areas are directly related to memory, thus reducing the vulnerability of these people to diseases like Alzheimer's.

The key to this discovery lies in smell and scent. Because of their profession,...

18/11/2016

3 cocktails with coffee you will love

There is no doubt that coffee is one of the world's most popular drinks. Its exquisite and pleasant taste and its unquestionable energetic effect, have established this drink as a staple in the diet of many people. For some, it is a morning ritual that helps to start the daily routine with encouragement. For others, it is the perfect companion for pleasant gatherings and...

16/11/2016

Does ecological wine taste better than the conventional wine?

Organic wines are on an upward trend, both in Spain and in countries like France, where the bio-culture takes time seeping deep among consumers. More than a fashion, it is a trend that, besides adding value to the product, is helping to minimize the environmental impact of the crop at the hands of man.

However, can we say that the bio wine is tastier than conventional...

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14/11/2016

The lemurs like to feel the buzz

It is known that some species of animals sometimes consume alcohol in the form of fruits and other spontaneously fermented foods in their natural habitat. One feature that is thought reserved for the human species, but we certainly share it with certain species of prosimians primates such as lemurs and slow loris.

A study by scientists at Dartmouth College in New...

11/11/2016

Pair wine and pasta?, yes! There's more beyond Lambrusco

As we know, pairing is an art that, as the time goes by, with enough experience you will eventually dominate it, and what we are presenting is not something that you have to follow exactly, is not a science, they’re only tips to help enjoy your pasta with the best choice of wine. Sure, everyone has their tastes and for that matter nothing is written. But beyond personal...

9/11/2016

Go white with La Rioja wines

What do you think of when you hear of La Rioja? Probably the first thing that comes to mind is a red wine and oak barrels. But the truth is that in La Rioja there is also white wine, and oh boy they’re good! In fact, these past years they have been growing a lot and gradually have become a benchmark of Spanish white wines.

And, like everything in life, there are white...

7/11/2016

Beer could help prevent breast cancer

Hops, one of the main ingredients of beer, could contribute effectively to the prevention of breast cancer. That’s what a study by experts from the University of Illinois at Chicago (USA) have recently discovered, and which has been published on Daily & Sunday Express, a British newspaper.

Hops is a flower responsible for bitter, spicy or citric flavors on beer and...

4/11/2016

New studies indicate that the Mediterranean diet improves your memory

It is well known that the Mediterranean diet has many benefits. In addition to fruit, you eat olive oil, fish and some meat, this diet also recommended one glass of wine to be consumed daily.

Now new benefits appear as a result of this diet According to a study by the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne in Australia, it shows...

2/11/2016

Oporto and Douro: so near and yet so different

Ancient, rich in microclimates and with a variety of strains. This is the demarcated Douro region and it sits on shale soils in an area of ??great beauty that is distributed by secular terraces along the banks of the River Duero (Douro in Portugal).

In addition to beeing a site of World Heritage and birthplace of Port wine, the region is producing excellent white table...