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The Year 2017 At Uvinum: 85,122 Stories


It is difficult to fit one year into numbers. So many things have happened! Just to give a brief example: in 2017 we made exactly 85,122 shipments to 35 different countries, and behind each shipment, there is a story. It is the story of a person who lives in Brazil, or in Sweden or in Galicia and who wanted a wine that was in Uvinum or is the story of Hannah, who recently...


Speak Wine Or Sip It

Hands up who can identify with the following reaction to poetic wine tasting notes like these. We read:

"A straightforward sip with a mouth-filling and rich character" or "Great fruit on the attack and a dry mid-palate". 

We think: "Mouthfilling....of course, it fills my mouth,  I just took a sip. Straightforward....can a wine lie to me? Mid...what, who attacks?"



Top 7 Instagram Accounts for Wine lovers 2018

Over the past years, the world of wine joined the social networks and grew a not so small audience. That is why, at Uvinum, we have researched the Top 7 Instagram accounts for wine enthusiasts.

Nowadays, you can find a community on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for each wine niche in order to discover the most beautiful wine hikes, breathtaking châteaus and the...


3 Classic Prosecco Cocktails to Break the Ice

Are you planning a dinner party, and not sure what drinks to serve? As guests arrive, you may want to serve them an aperitif cocktail to break the ice and stir up the conversation. There is nothing better to break the ice than original cocktails with a special ingredient like Prosecco as the base. Here are some interesting Prosecco cocktails to break the ice at your next...


Oldest Wine Discovered in Georgia

Wine lovers do not only look for news to know more about the sector. They also aspire to learn some curiosities. For example, we just discovered that the oldest wine in the world is about 8,000 years old. The latest excavations in Georgia shows that the first recorded winemaking activity took place during the Neolithic period, around 6,000 BC. It means 600 to 1,000 years...


15 Best Christmas Wines for under £12

It's three weeks until Christmas, just in case you haven't noticed. All the lights on the streets, Christmas markets, the smell of mulled wine mixed with wet asphalt, that's the holly jolly season in the city. But there's one thing that really matters, and that's wine. The right wine for your personal Christmas feast makes the difference. And it doesn't even have to be just...


Christmas DIY with Wine Bottles

The holiday season is approaching and, with it, the pretext to enjoy a drink with your loved ones. Instead of recycling empty wine bottles, why don't you seize the opportunity to start a DIY activity and dive into the Christmas spirit. Indeed, the holiday season is probably one of the best periods to boost your creativity. Here are a few ideas: 

Glitter Holiday...


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...


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...


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.