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26/10/2015

Moderate consumption of beer provides nutrients and is a source of natural antioxidants

We have already talked sometimes about the health benefits of beer, always with moderate consumption, but there are more and more studies that confirm them. In this case the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen) has published an investigation on the benefits offered by the moderate consumption of beer. These are the conclusions:

Nutrients: One of...

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23/10/2015

What wines pair with dried fruits?

Dried fruits or nuts are star foods that provide a lot of benefits for the body. During autumn, some nuts take centre stage, but they can be eaten throughout the year.

They are good to eat alone, they can accompany meat and poultry sauces, and also fish and other foods in order to balance the diet of consumers.

When we eat nuts, the drinks to pair them with may be...

21/10/2015

Spanish Wine Routes for this Fall

Fall is the perfect season to discover the vineyards landscape. The colour of forests and leaves is changing, and green turns into different shades of brown and maroon. Therefore, it is time to make wine tourism and learn about some of the most prized routes on the national scene. Do you want to come with us?

Lleida, Costers del Segre

Costers del Segre is a...

19/10/2015

Portugal as a land of wine: Porto and Douro

Ancient, rich in microclimates and variety of strains. This is the demarcated Douro region which sits on shale soils in an area of great beauty that is distributed by secular terraces next to the banks of the Douro river in Portugal.

In addition of being World Heritage and birthplace of Port wine, the region is producing excellent white and red table wines, sparkling...

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16/10/2015

What they mean when they talk about Super Tuscan Wine?

The term “Super Tuscan” originated in the 1980s to describe a mix of Tuscan reds. What makes “Super Tuscan” a wine, unlike other Tuscan wines, is the use of non-indigenous grapes.

Super Tuscan wines differ from the Tuscan ones since they can be made from other different grapes than Sangiovese, such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.

The creation of...

14/10/2015

How to pair craft beer

In recent years, craft beers are living sweet moments while exploring a thousand flavours at once. Toasted, with bitter or a bit spicy flavours, pale or brown... Anyway craft beer must be paired correctly, and this isn't always easy, especially for those beers we make at home.

For typical Arab or spicy foods, very strong, in which protagonists are vinegar or spices, are...

12/10/2015

Bars to drink good wine in Paris

We continue in France and this time it's turn for wine bars. In Paris night-life is one of the biggest attractions, and if you're looking for options to have fun in good company be sure to know some of the bars to drink good wine recommended by Time Out.

Le Garde Robe: Located near the ancient Samaritano, it is a wine bar with an excellent reputation where you...

9/10/2015

Pepsi Perfect: Marty McFly and Hollywood's drinks

Fans of Back to the Future will fly high, when they hear this. No, I'm not talking about the really awesome hoverboard! I'm talking about Marty McFly's favourite drink from Back to the Future II, Pepsi Perfect. Doc Brown and Marty finally arrive to the future on October 21st, 2015. We've been waiting for so long. For this special event Pepsi created a limited edition of only...

7/10/2015

What does Japan taste like? Find out with the Yuzu Julep cocktail

Yuzu is a bitter, sour and citrus fruit with a remarkable fragrance. Its size is a little smaller than a billiard ball, and is used as an acidifying ingredient through its juice. It is known mainly in the traditional Asian cuisine, where it is highly valued.

Yuzu has such a pleasant smell that some Japanese add it in the design of perfumes, and they even have a winter...

5/10/2015

10 ideas for an original snack time

Terraces season has begun. And so, with the heat, a snack seems like a good idea, a Spanish tradition accompanied with a nice cold drink, such as rosé wine, beer or other special drinks. Snack time is a trend, in fact there are bars specialized in it, where tapas and drinks are the usual.

Anchovies and Gins. Beer is being displaced by gin and tonic, also when...