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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...

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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...

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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...

31/10/2016

Will we still have Miraval Rosé after the divorce of 'Brangelina'?

On September 19th the world of showbiz was surprised by the announcement of the separation of the famous Hollywood couple: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. After 12 years of relationship, the duo 'Brangelina' are hogging the headlines of entertainment with the divorce petition filed by the protagonist of Tomb Raider.

Many questions still remain unresolved: the reason for...

28/10/2016

Unbeatable Parings with Rosé Wine

Autumn is just around the corner and nothing is more refreshing than a good rosé wine in your balcony feeling the sweet evening breeze. The most ambitious rosés can be paired with various foods that come along with the season. Here are some great advices.

Rosé wine + Meat

Although this wine fits perfectly with fish, pairing it with meat it’s also a very viable...

26/10/2016

Ancient Rome Wine, Would You Drink It?

Can you imagine what would it be to taste the wine that the inhabitants of the ancient Roman Empire used to drink? Well, this dream can become true by studying the ruins of the wine cellars where this wine was produced originally, and one of the keys are the amphorae, clay vessels used by ancient cultures to store and transport all kinds of goods, including wine.

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24/10/2016

Drink wine and ... stay with your partner!

Alcohol and wine drinking is an activity that, if done in moderation, can bring great benefits, both for the health and for the quality of life in general, including married life and many other aspects.

A new study led by the University of Michigan, US, has concluded somewhat surprising in relation to consumer habits and life in marriage. According to this research,...