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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,...

7/12/2015

How to choose a rum for a gift

During this holiday season, nothing better than choosing a high quality and tasty beverage as a gift. Far from the typical gifts, quite impersonal, if we know that the lucky one appreciates gastronomy and beverages, a good rum sure will be a success.

The first stage is choosing the type of rum. For example, white rum, somewhat yellowish colour, is less strong and ...

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...

23/09/2015

3 cocktails to relieve a hangover

Summer. Festivals. Parties... If you want to avoid a hangover you have to look for options that will allow you rehydrate and get energy, so today we propose three cocktails to relieve hangover if you drank too much the night before...

Banana Blitzer

This recipe will help you overcome the hangover thanks to bananas, rich in potassium, and almond milk, with a...

18/09/2015

Are you more like Mary Poppins or Hemingway?

If one thing is certain in the field of alcoholic beverages, is that today all kinds of studies are performed, something that shows the interest in this world among the general public. Even the most serious and substantiated studies are echoed in the media by striking approaches, like the one recently conducted by the University of Missouri-Columbia, in the US, which...

5/08/2015

Canadian whiskey, from normal... to much better

Traditionally, it was thought (we don't know if mistakenly) that Canadian whiskeys were not too much quality. This seems to have changed, thanks to their new treatments and complex structure.

Formerly, Canadian whiskey was perceived by many as something tasteless, hence it came to be called “brown vodka”. This is partly because of the rules, a bit hard, of its...

24/07/2015

Tequila leads the boom of luxury spirits

The main luxury brands of tequila are being supported by famous singers and actors, such as George Clooney. This is one of the reasons why spirits are going through one of their sweetest moments.

Tequilas are gradually positioning themselves as luxury spirits and their billings worldwide are increasing, mainly in the United States. While whiskey and cognac still...

17/07/2015

English drink far more wine than the estimated

 

Alcohol consumption in England is increasing, in fact, English drink a lot more than the studies, often, say. Consumption has been underestimated by the equivalent of 12 million bottles of wine per week. They are statements from new researches on the subject, which say that there are differences between the published by reports and the amount of alcohol really sold.

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10/07/2015

Champagne will no longer be a secret for you

When we drink sparkling wines and champagne, we look at some of the details shown on the labels, as well as at the bubbles we see inside the bottles. Some terms may be unknown in some way, but thanks to the data provided below, champagne will no longer be a secret for you.

The sweet taste of champagne

There are a number of terms used to describe the sugar content on ...

5/06/2015

Fall in love or drink wine and be happy!

Alcohol consumption could be related with what we feel when we are in love. Not what we say, but a neuroscience study by the University of Birmingham, which states that when one drinks a bit too much, his or her behaviour is similar to that of a person in love. And that thanks to oxytocin, the so called “love hormone”.

Oxytocin is an important brain chemical for...