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30/03/2016

7 false myths about whisky

Whisky is an excellent traditional drink, probably the most popular spirit and also the one with the most misconceptions. We share with you some of these preconceived ideas about this mythical drink. You may even end up enjoying whisky even more.

1. You must drink it pure

If you understand that whisky is forty percent of alcohol, you can also understand why you need...

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28/03/2016

What are the most common wine bottles?

The wine bottle as we know it today was not used until 17th century. Before its appearance, other materials such as clay urns, animal guts or wooden barrels were used as containers.

Today, the bottle is essential to preserve the wine once it leaves the winery.  The liquid will continue to grow and evolve inside the bottle until his quality reaches the highest point. ...

25/03/2016

Wine is beneficial to women's hearts

Recently, researchers from the Indiana University and the School of Public Health at Harvard analyzed data from studies of 88,940 American women between 1991 and 2011. The study led them to discover six habits that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

The analysis' were performed on women between 27 and 44 years of age who filled out questionnaires about their...

23/03/2016

10 moments only wine lovers can relate to

You like...no...you absolutely love wine more than any other beverage on our God given planet. But let’s be clear about it, being a wine enthusiast doesn’t make you an alcoholic. Yet, you regularly have to explain and justify each and every glass of wine you drink while you’re cooking, reading or just doing something on your own. Share this article and help boost wine...

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21/03/2016

10 Foods you thought were bad for your health but aren’t

A few months ago, nutritionist and published author Sarah Flower revealed the truth regarding some foods that were thought as harmful to our health. However, she has redeemed them to show us that we can actually include these foods in our daily diets without any problems.

We have been taught that food like coffee, eggs, coconut oil and whole milk are bad for our health...

18/03/2016

6 cocktails with vodka

If you are a big fan of vodka you are surely going to enjoy these vodka cocktail recipes, and the versatility they offer for every occasion.

1. Vodka Blue Beach

Ingredients:

59 ml of Vodka 29 ml of Triple sec 1 dash of lemon juice 7 ml of syrup 29 ml of blue Curaçao

Elaboration:

Pour all ingredients into a shaker, mix and serve in a tall ...

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...

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...