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20/11/2017

Wine Production Under Strain

The International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) reported that this year's wine production had been at its lowest since the 1960's. Indeed, the harvest saw an 8% fall in production with only 246.7 million hectolitres. Moreover, despite a growing wine consumption among different population types, the production decreases steadily.

According to the OIV, climate change...

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16/11/2017

Tasty Punch Recipes to Enjoy in Autumn

As autumn unfolds, bringing along its proverbial brown leaves and icy winds, people start feeling the bites of the cold and need something to warm up their spirit and their body. If you like both hot drinks and alcoholic beverages, you will surely love a flavourful punch. Here are some ideas to properly enjoy chilly days:

Warm and Spicy Autumn Punch

Ingredients:

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13/11/2017

Wine's Importance in the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet's multiple benefits for the body are well-known. Indeed, it prevents heart-related diseases, eliminates bad cholesterol and provides nutrients needed to develop an optimum mind and body.

This diet includes wine, both at lunch and dinner since -consumed with moderation- it is a healthy beverage that also brings many advantages.

The Mediterranean...

9/11/2017

Best Vodka Cocktails for the Weekend

The weekend is coming up and you're just waiting to vent out the stress you've been accumulating during a hard week of work. So, nothing is better than a night's out with friends for tasting some amazing cocktails to feel the groove of the party from the inside. Here you can find some recipes of the best cocktails with vodka on earth:

White Russian

A classic cocktail...

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6/11/2017

Barcelona Restaurants with Ecological Wines

Ecological wines have been flourishing in all kinds of establishments. To cut short on terminology, we consider that to qualify as an ecological wine, crops require a limitation on sulphates addition and the exclusion of synthetic chemicals (as much as possible).

Today, many restaurants offer these wines as their popularity grows among customers. Here is our selection of ...

31/10/2017

Guy Fawkes Night - Tasty Cocktails

"Remember, remember the 5th of November...". This movie quote from the famous film 'V for Vendetta' always played an important role in English history. Every November 5th, people celebrate the Gunpowder plot during the Guy Fawkes night as a memorial for the failed plan of trying to kill King James I.

And what's a celebration without its signature drink. Therefore,...

30/10/2017

Rioja vs Ribera

At first sight, the issue might appear trivial, however, several customers recently asked me the following question: “What is the difference between the wines from the Rioja and those from the Ribera del Duero?”. What's more, according to my experience, the next question tends to concern the price difference. This is why I thought an article would be the ideal opportunity to...

26/10/2017

Choose Your Halloween Cocktail

You can bet that Halloween is one of the funniest days of the year. Celebrating the night of the dead has become a worldwide phenomenon. Coming from an ancient Celtic harvest festival, the Gaelic festival Samhain, this festival has probably pagan roots, and is celebrated on October, 31st. To make your Halloween party even better, we have prepared you a few cocktails. Face the ...

23/10/2017

Best Drinks for Autumn

Humid air, cold winds, rainfalls....love it or hate it, but autumn is inevitable. But in order to stand the cold weather, you just need the right drinks. 

Cocktails

Although in summer the most refreshing and citrusy drinks tend to win, in the autumn, gin tonics and long drinks that mix vodka, Cointreau or whisky with sweeter creams and juices are usually preferred at...

19/10/2017

3 Amazing Combinations of Wine & Food

Eating is not only a ritual for satisfying our stomach or take energies to go through the daily routine but is, above all, a moment of enjoying flavours and tastes that brings happiness. The pairing between food and a drink is an amazing explosion of senses. So here we recommend you three nice recipes of dishes that you can perfectly enjoy with a good wine.

Balsamic...