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16/12/2016

9 Champagnes, Spanish cavas and Italian proseccos for Christmas Eve

Good fizz pairs with nearly everything – from sushi to steak – but it goes especially well with parties. From affordable Spanish cava or Italian prosecco to sparkling prestige cuvées, discover the corks to pop for Christmas, that is just around the corner.

  

Sacchetto Fili Prosecco Vino 2015

Sacchetto Fili Prosecco Vino 2015: elegant, fresh, gently.

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9/12/2016

3 Movies where champagne (also) plays a role

The seventh art is a pleasure for our senses, like a glass of champagne, which has had its moments of glory on the big screen and now is time to recognize its great performances in emblematic films of cinema.

1. James Bond: a film that is an icon in the UK and around the world, where, as we know, glamour and exclusivity are present within each of the works that take...

19/10/2016

Why can a wine can cost much more (or less) than another?

Every so often we read or hear that in a blind tasting a cheaper wine has outscored a much more expensive one. It can happen, of course. There are some wines from 5€ which, comparatively, have nothing to envy one of 20€. But that still does not mean that many of the wines that cost 20 or 30 or 100 euros are not worth the extra cost.

So, is the quality always...

16/09/2016

Champagne Cocktails: a growing trend

 

You can’t have more pleasure than to drink a delicious cocktail during a sunset in your comfortable terrace, facing the sea while watching the sun disappear over the horizon. When we hear the word cocktail usually we think of whiskey, rum, vodka or gin mixed with some fruit juice of your preference, but the truth is that trends are changing. In Spain, for example,...

9/09/2016

3 Delicious and refreshing champagne cocktails

When it comes to cocktails we first think in very traditional ones such as rum or vodka drinks, however, a trend that has been popular in Spain is to prepare delicious cocktails based on champagne or sparkling wine. Of course, these drinks are better enjoyed with the company of friends and family. Here we list 3 easy-to-make beverages with champagne that you can prepare and...

13/07/2016

7 Gluten-Free Cocktails

Nothing better than enjoying a delicious cocktail to relax and let your worries aside for a moment, and if you are celiac, worry not, with these recipes you won’t have to deprive yourself of this pleasure. Enjoy these gluten-free cocktails to make at home.

1. Canaletto Cup

Ingredients:

Cava or champagne 100 grams of raspberries 2 tablespoons of sugar ...

11/05/2016

The 8 worst pairings in the world

There are pairings between wine and food you should avoid at all costs as they are carried as bad as cats and dogs. It is way better to learn how you should accompany your meals and get the best of your eating experience. In some cases a bad pairing can cause heartburnor and hangover, and in other cases it could completely spoil the taste of your dishes.

1. You should...

20/01/2016

The best drinks for the reception at a business event

A new year starts and, with it, corporate meetings, fair events, presentations and others social meetings where organizations will be represented. When the time comes to organize such events, the drinks offered are fundamental, as well as the catering, which should be available to everyone and should suit different tastes.

To accompany appetizers, most of them light,...

30/12/2015

Types of champagne glasses

New Year's Eve is here, and with it come family gatherings, celebrations and many moments that allow us to uncork our favourite champagne and toast the future. While it is true that at this time of the year the role of sparkling wine is particularly special, we should not forget that their bubbles also may accompany us during the rest of the year at any time, and if we want...

28/12/2015

The origin of toast

New Year's Eve is coming! Time to celebrate, go out, have a drink with friends... And time to toast. So today we want to talk about the origin of toasting, the moment of a celebration in which guests get up and collide their glasses with each other to express their good wishes.

It is also known as a toast the set of words spoken at that moment. The term comes perhaps from...