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15/04/2016

How has wine consumption changed over the last years?

The food market grows at a very fast pace and today, consumers have become a lot more demanding towards this market including the world of wine. Let’s take a look at how trends have changed over the past years!

Customers want what's best: Because of the huge amount of information that has been put out there online over the last years, consumers become more demanding...

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13/04/2016

Red wine could help prevent erectile dysfunction

According to a recent research conducted by the UK and USA, the wine and grapes in general are "super sexual" foods that are able to help to prevent erectile dysfunction. This is another good thing to add to the list of advantages that wine provides to our health such as the cardiovascular system protection and memory improvement.

The research, conducted by Harvard...

11/04/2016

6 tips to drink Tequila

Tequila is a very popular drink around the globe. Moreover, it has been demonstrated that consumed in moderation, it’s capable of lowering cholesterol levels, preventing diabetes, senile dementia and even strokes and seizures.  A curious fact about Tequila is that it was used in 1918 as a remedy for an epidemic flu under recommendations of doctors, and proved to be a very...

8/04/2016

Oh, my beer friends

In only a few weeks we will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the German Purity Beer Law of 1516. This law established that beer should be only created from water, malted barley and hops. Over centuries, Bavarian breweries followed those rules in making beer. The power of the yeast was still unknown at that time, this 4th ingredient was added later to the German...

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6/04/2016

Slovenia, a fast growing wine market

During the past years, we have been witnessing a true discovery of wine regions of a great tradition. But until now, it had remained outside the usual circuits of the international wine radar.

This is the case of Slovenia, a rather young country born of the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia, with a long history in wine production. Unfortunately, its market had ...

4/04/2016

3 cocktails with rum that will keep you warm

Afraid to catch a cold? Absolutely! With the rum cocktails that we offer today, you'll warm up quickly. In addition, these drinks are also delicious, don't miss them!

Ron Cremat

This is a very typical drink of the Catalan coast and, more specifically, Calella de Palafrugell, a town at the Costa Brava. You can prepare it within 20 minutes. It's an excellent and easy ...

1/04/2016

A smart wine glass to tell you when to stop drinking

Once again, intelligent technology meets the world of wines. It's not about a decanter robot that shows the perfect temperature and bottle volume. Neither an app like Uvinum (for iPhone or Android) where you can discover and buy fantastic new wines. This week, a small group of students from the Technological University of Dresden developed a smart wine glass. This ...

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...

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...