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12/10/2016

No, wine will not replace your workout, but it can help you

A couple of years ago, a researcher and scientist at the University of Alberta, in Canada, Jason Dyck, published a study on the relationship between an element found in many foods, including grapes, called resveratrol and physical activity.

To the surprise of many, including scientists involved in the investigation, it was found that resveratrol shows very similar ...

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10/10/2016

Buon appetito! Italian food for beginners

Yes, in Italy there is life beyond pizza. And also much color: green basil, white, red . And is actually so that Italian cuisine is full of joy and flavors. What are some of the most common dishes? We will mention some of them.

Pasta - It is always a delicious dish, especially if you serve with sauces made from fresh tomatoes or mushrooms, you can pair with wines made of...

7/10/2016

Bon appetit! French gastronomy for beginners

One way to organize a well-combined meal is to pay attention to the current season. French food is considered one of the most important cuisines in the world. It is often very aromatic and stands out for its textures and fats, especially in winter time, accompanied by full-bodied wines. Here are some examples of typical dishes of the gallic cuisine. Bon appetit!

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5/10/2016

The great wine Châteaux you should visit at least once

Without any doubt, wine tourism attracts masses. But to entice the most eccentric ones, the knowledgeable and picky wine lovers, one have to find the best vineries. The ones where the most specialized details produce premium wines. As an example, we can start in France, where, no doubt, some of the best wines come to life. Here are 3 Châteaux from the most important wine...

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3/10/2016

Drinking wine during pregnancy

There have been many articles written about drinking wine (or alcohol in general) during pregnancy, and it is a subject that generates a lot of debate and research.

Some experts say that drinking wine in moderation during pregnancy is fine, but others believe that taking one drink is very dangerous for the baby's health. What is not debatable is that what women eat or ...

30/09/2016

Portuguese cuisine for beginners

Portuguese cuisine can be considered part of Mediterranean cuisine. Its 3 axes are bread, wine, and oil. But it also has a significant influence from the Portuguese ex-colonies of Asia, Africa and Latin America (Brazilian cuisine), mostly in the use of spices such as piri piri, paprika and cinnamon.

What is the basis of Portuguese cuisine? We will briefly explain ...

28/09/2016

What type of alcoholic beverages is suitable for coeliacs?

The number of celiacs is increasing. The information on this disease and food and drink they can eat and drink is also increasing. It is no longer a difficult task trying to figure out which products contain gluten. According to the Federation of Associations of Celiacs of Spain, FACE, celiac disease (CD) is the permanent intolerance to gluten in wheat, barley, rye, and...

26/09/2016

How to pair your fruit successfully?

If you are a big wine fan and lover like all of us here, surely you love drinking it while enjoying your favorite dishes and foods. And taking into account that these days are hot, we thought to propose fruit and wine pairings, an option that, in addition to being delightful, you will find it refreshing.

In general, any light, sweet and fruity wine is good to accompany ...

23/09/2016

Wine for cats?

Have you ever thought to share some of your delicious wine with your cat while relaxing in the comfort of your home? As the title suggests, the new trend, or rather, the new fashion for our beloved feline pets has come to us, and, apparently, has arrived to stay. Apollo Peak is the company that is behind this innovative idea.

But do not panic, obviously, Apollo Peak has...

21/09/2016

Wine to overcome alcohol addiction: Is it possible?

Total abstinence has always been the premises for overcoming alcohol addiction. However, in Ottawa (Canada), a shelter for homeless people is conducting a rehabilitation program that includes wine as part of the recovery.

The program – which recently has been echoed by sciencepost.fr, a French online publication, and by the website of the BBC www.bbc.com...