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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...

28/09/2015

Australia: the country where growth dreams will be fulfilled

If there is a country that knows no crisis, that is Australia. The economy seems to flow and new business opportunities open to other countries. So, even if it's far away, it is not surprising that some Spanish companies have decided to expand borders and perform studies about the country and its demand.

While Australia is a producer of wines from different appellations...

15/06/2015

The shape of the glass determines the taste of wine

It is well known that for different wines, glasses of different shapes are used, which favour the tasting of their contents by presenting specific features, but so far we haven't had news about the shape of the container being able to change the taste of the wine itself.

Well, this is the conclusion reached by a group of Japanese scientists, analysing the ethanol...

10/06/2015

Wine, an ally to prevent skin cancer

Wine has many benefits for the body, both exterior and interior. Several studies have established the advantages of wine on the skin, giving it greater elasticity and youth. And now it could also prevent skin cancer, as it happens with other types of cancer.

To this statement, four scientific studies that have been developed in various countries, show some of the effects...

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...

20/05/2015

South Africa reaches its highest revenues in wine exports

South Africa hit a record high level of revenue from wine exports, growing its turnover by 6.3% in 2014 thanks to sparkling wines and packaged wines.

South Africa is the ninth wine producer country in the world and has been recognized as a wine zone for over 300 years.

South Africa, along with Chile and Argentina, was affected by high harvests in the northern...

15/05/2015

Which wines are best to pair with paella?

Paella is that great signature dish from Spain, which usually has its origin in Valencia, although it is consumed in several Spanish regions. Made with rice, broth, fish, meat or vegetables, there are a lot of types of paellas, all of them delicious. If you have questions about what kind of wine goes best with paella, we give some recommendations.

Seafood and fish paella...

27/04/2015

May day is coming... let's drink a good wine!

As May Day is coming, we would like to share with you some wines that will make you have the best celebration ever. Let you seduce with these soft and beautiful wines, cheers!

 

Red Wines Viña Tondonia Reserva 2001

Viña Tondonia Reserva 2001 is a red wine of the Rioja DO which blend contains garnacha tinta and viura of 2001 and 12.50º of volume of alcohol....

7/04/2015

The red wine that will help you lose weight

On many other occasions we talked about some of the benefits of wine for health, referring to cardiovascular diseases, as an anti-ageing factor... But so far we haven't had news of its possible influence as accelerator of weight loss, something that would be added to a long list of good reasons to drink wine, always in moderation.

According to a recent study by Oregon...

20/02/2015

Stressed out? Drink a glass of good wine!

While it is known for its delicious taste and for being the preferred drink to accompany meals at meetings, wine also offers a number of health benefits to which are now added the results of a study performed by the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, indicating that drinking wine reduces stress.

According to the cardiologist Raul Pastor, head of the...