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21/10/2013

How to remove the smell of wine cork

The American food popularizer Harold McGee published some time ago in a U.S. newspaper a curious article in which, with his usual dose of good humor as well as scientific rigor, he spoke about the delicate organoleptic balance of the wine and how easily we can ?spoil " a good wine according to the materials with which it may enter in contact.

16/10/2013

The best Bierzo wines in 2013 by Parker

As always, when the brand Parker visits a DO, the waiting time is long. We all want to know what are the best wines of Bierzo 2013, according to Parker. Moreover, the last visit, in 2011, was the origin of the Jay Miller controversy, and there has been an interest in how Luis Gutierrez punctuation would evolve. The result: by examining the Bierzo 2013 wines Parker tasted...

11/10/2013

How to quickly cool your beer

At certain times of year, like summer, some drinks heat up quickly, losing its freshness and flavor. This is the case of beer, which warm or hot, it doesn?t taste the same and isn?t as good on the palate. The beer should be drunk chilly to take away the heat. To cool it quickly, we have some options.

We can put the beer in a large bowl filled with water and ice. It is...

4/10/2013

After Shock, liquor for strong palates

For those who want new, strong, explosive flavors and always in small doses, there are some spirits with strong personalities. Today we present the After Shock, which for those who have not heard about it, it is a strong alcoholic drink that something have a different flavors (hence the name). Of course, it tastes cinnamon and pepper, which causes still more bitter taste.

2/10/2013

The summer wine festivals

Wine is one of the favorite drinks worldwide, and in summer the wine festivals are a way to raise awareness of the winemaking process to the highest quality standards, acquire excellent products, and try the local cuisine area, activities that promote tourism and create an atmosphere of hospitality and joy that invites back every year. Today I will show wine parties of 2 of the...

30/09/2013

The most important Italian grapes

The Italian wine does not lose hope to keep climbing position within marketing sectors and worldwide popularity. Much has been achieved with the quality of crops marketed and currently a number of indigenous grapes are giving a lot to talk about.

Nebbiolo

It is one of the most prominent Italian grapes, in many parts of the world the harvest of this grape is attempted...

27/09/2013

The 5 strongest beers to celebrate Oktoberfest

It?s Oktoberfest! Beer is the star of this festival of German tradition, which, despite its name is not celebrated in October, but the third week of September. The reason? Although Oktoberfest was originally celebrated in October, it was suggested to celebrate Oktoberfest in September because the weather is more favorable.

25/09/2013

The new "magic pill" is made with red wine

Some time ago we discussed the beneficial effects of Resveratrol, a component present in the skins of red grapes (and therefore also in red wine) that has begun to be tested by medical scientists on animals, in order to study there benefits. Among them, reducing obesity, their antioxidant capabilities, anti-aging benefits and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

20/09/2013

Top 10 best-selling wine brands in 2012

We are used to describe the wines according to their organoleptic qualities, our tastes, where they come from or vintage, but what if we start to think about the sales? What are the best-selling wine brands in the world? Surely in the ranking we are going to present, you will find many surprises ... In fact, the first thing that may draw attention is the total absence of French,...