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23/05/2016

Great tips to pair your desserts like a pro

Combining your desserts with wine is one of the best options to highlight flavours and live the best sensual experience possible. Take note of these tips and spoil your guests with the most delicious combinations of dessert and wine to your guests at home or get the best out of your next restaurant visit.

Cakes: Sweet wines like Sauternes (Bordeaux) make for a...

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20/05/2016

Wines from Binissalem-Mallorca: how are they?

All wines with Designation of Origin Binissalem-Mallorca are distinguished by characteristics given by native varieties in the area and mixing with foreign varieties.

The most cultivated varieties are:

Inks: black Manto (main variety grown), Callet, Tempranillo, Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Merlot. White: Moll or Prensal (main variety grown), Giró ros, ...

18/05/2016

Cocktails inspired by writer Roald Dahl

A London restaurant called Rocket recently launched 4 cocktails inspired by the famous novels of the British writer Roald Dahl. Since the International Book Day has just passed by we wanted to share with you these fantastic cocktails.

Mr. Fox

The Mr. Fox is a cocktail inspired by the 1968 novel of Dahl called Fantastic Mr. Fox. It is made from Ubrówka vodka, St...

16/05/2016

6 Ideal pairings for scotch whisky

Do you like whiskey? Do you like to pair it? If your answer is yes, keep reading and find out 6 ideal pairings for your favorite scotch, we hope you like them!

Salmon. If you want to combine whisky with smoked salmon, we recommend a light whiskey with a little twist of sweet and citrus taste, as they will help to reduce the fat and add extra flavor, like an...

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13/05/2016

2 cocktails to help your digestion

Citrus Granita

This cocktail is very simple to prepare and is really refreshing and delicious, it can be served as a digestive after a hearty meal.

In addition to its attractive appearance, this cocktail contains a lot of vitamin C thanks to the presence of orange juice, tangerine and lemon, so it helps to reinforce body defenses. Also, you can prepare the...

11/05/2016

The 8 worst pairings in the world

There are pairings between wine and food you should avoid at all costs as they are carried as bad as cats and dogs. It is way better to learn how you should accompany your meals and get the best of your eating experience. In some cases a bad pairing can cause heartburnor and hangover, and in other cases it could completely spoil the taste of your dishes.

1. You should...

9/05/2016

If you drink beer or wine, you'll eat better

According to a study by Miguel Hernández University (UMH) in Elche, students who drink beer or wine in moderation tend to consume large amounts of fish, fruit and vegetables, ingredients that make up the Mediterranean diet and are the basis for a healthy diet.

In contrast, respondents young abstainers (over 1,000 between 17 and 35 years old) admitted they consume less...

6/05/2016

The best pairings for smoked salmon

When we think of food pairing possibilities for salmon our first option's usually white wine or champagne. However, there are many other possible pairings for this tasty and soft fish. Whether wine, beer or spirits, there is a wide range of drinks: it is just a matter of putting aside traditions and try something new and different.

Wines Sancerre,...

4/05/2016

How to choose the right wine glass

Just like there are dozens of different types of wine, each suitable for a particular time or event, the glasses in which they are served must also offer a wide degree of variety since the shape influences the taste of wine. A fact that we have to take into account when enjoying a drink.

Generally speaking, all the experts agree that the wine glasses should be made...

2/05/2016

Did you know that going to the bar is good for your health?

In Spain, there are more bars than any other type of establishments, and we love going to have a drink, talk and enjoy a glass of wine at these bars. Now we can say it’s justified, because a new research from Oxford University confirms that going to a bar makes us healthier and happier.

It’s actually very simple: the bar is a meeting point where we get to interact...