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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...

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7/03/2016

9 benefits of wine for your health

Drinking wine is an undisputable joy. The better if it comes with a great number of advantages for our health. Do you want to know which ones?

Among others, wine improves the memory, helps prevent the apparition of cataracts as well as improve our cardiovascular system and even diminishes tooth decay.

But why does wine bring so many advantages to your health? One of...

4/03/2016

7 alcohol-free cocktails you must give a try

Alcohol-free cocktails are excellent choices for pregnant women and families with children that want to share countless varieties of delicious and tasty mixes. 

1. Citric cocktail with tea

This drink is ideal for the cold part of the year. It has a soft citric taste and should be prepared a day ahead of consumption.

Ingredients

1 cup of squeezed orange juice. ...

2/03/2016

11 false myths about wine

Wine can sometimes be related to ideas that seem very far from reality. But if you are a true wine lover or simply want to learn more about wine, you'll certainly find this interesting. 

1. The older the better

Many people believe that the more time wine is kept in the barrel for aging, the better it gets. The describing terms, "young", "barrel aged" and "reserve", do not...

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29/02/2016

How long does an open wine bottle last?

Surely, the following situation will sound familiar to you. You just bought a bottle of excellent wine or sparkling for a party. With a thrill of expectation, you open and enjoy it very much but at the end of the evening, there is still some wine left inside. You think it would be a shame to leave this bottle open because the wine runs the risk to go bad. Fortunately, there...

28/02/2016

Ideas to recycle your wine boxes

There is a wide variety and I would say almost endless material that can be recycled to make our projects come to life, both useful and decorative. It is only a question of patience and organization. Just like wine bottles, wine boxes are an excellent material to recycle and to be turned into countless objects that apart from being decorative can be very useful.

Jewelry...

26/02/2016

Football and wine: A passionate combination

Although at first sight it might seem that wine and sports do not have a lot in common, there are well-known sports persons who have taken seriously their passion for wine and have built up business on it.

Michael Laudrup, distribution entrepreneur

Michael Laudrup is an ex-football player and coach of the Welsh club of Swansea. He became famous in the 1990s when he played...

24/02/2016

8 foods that are no good for your digestion

If you suffer from digestive problems you should avoid some foods that can make gases and cramps even worse. If you select your food wells, you can notably improve your digestion. What foods should you avoid

Fats and fried food: We all like fried food once in a while. The problem arises if we want to eat it frequently and night time. "The stomach can't  cope with ...

19/02/2016

Winter wines for bad weather

At home, in the restaurant in the bar or in the winery doesn't matter, as long as it is warm: Winter is the season to eat more hearty dishes, based on stews and baked in the oven, that should go with their respective wines.

So, wines we drink in winter depend on the food we eat during that time of the year. In general, red wines, full bodied, strong and with an acceptable...

17/02/2016

3 beautiful combinations of vegetarian meals and wine for this winter

Today we present you 3 vegetarian recipes for this winter to give you a treat without having to spend hours in the kitchen. On top, we'll suggest an organic wine for each meal so you can enjoy even more!

1. Brussels sprout with pistachio dukkah

This may be the ideal entry or garnish to any other recipe you prepare at home. Brussels sprouts with pistachio dukkah is a...