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22/08/2016

What is like to be in the largest Wine Museum of the World?

Wine lovers now have another place to visit this summer. We are talking about the City of Wine or Cité du Vin, located in Bordeaux, France, and occupies no less than 140,000 square feet, a really good and considerable surface to explore and learn about wine culture through the activities they offer.

One of the reason of its importance is that, besides being very big, is...

17/08/2016

7 White wines you will rejoice this summer

We are in the middle of the summer and, for most people, white wine is their choice to enjoy this season. Just picture yourself in a terrace in front of the sea with a soft and fresh breeze touching your face while you enjoy a nice glass of white wine. A really good postal card for the summer. However, maybe you are not on vacation yet and the fresh breeze in your face is the...

15/08/2016

4 Myths about Rosé Wine

Rosé wine is a type of wine with a long tradition in many parts of the world, like France, where it is very well appreciated. In fact, historians agree that it was rosé wine which we began to consume for its peculiar and striking color. There are many rosé wines of very good quality everywhere and you can enjoy just as a good red, with a special pairing and among ...

10/08/2016

You can't miss these wines perfect for the summer and your wallet!

One of the most enigmatic and great nights of the year it’s about to start. Summer is still here and we should celebrate it with style. To offer you the best we’d like to propose some wines that you cannot miss. 

Wines for less than £8 with good quality

Cheap doesn’t always mean bad. Nowadays there are a lot of wines and champagnes that are cheap but have a very...

8/08/2016

8 Keys to understanding how Brexit might affect the wine industry from a Spanish perspective

Almost a month since the 'no' came from the UK to Europe, the most immediate response in consequences on the economy was the low level of the pound.

The time passed since the referendum has inspired one to envision various possible economic scenarios, especially in the field of food and wine, in which the UK has a primary role as a buyer.

Consequences for the export...

5/08/2016

How is the Brazilian cuisine?

Brazil is a dynamic country. Its wealth of cultures is influenced by the proximity of other Latin American countries and European countries. Today, with less than a few hours to go before the Olympics 2016 start off in Rio de Janeiro, we want to share some of the keys to the cuisine of one of the fascinating countries in the world. Discover the flavors, and get inspired to...

27/07/2016

Sweden: taking advantage of climate change for wine production

It is well known that human industrial activity, especially during the last decades, is characterized by intensive use of fossil fuels, is influencing gradually, but dramatically in the planet's climate, causing global temperatures to grow gradually and generating some changes in the weather of certain parts of the world. Changes that, if we do not start to care for, will ...

25/07/2016

Kosher food: how is it?

The kashrut is a series of laws regulating the Jewish religion preparation and consumption of food. The term kosher or casher thus defines the set of safe food, which exclude animals considered "impure" such as pork and shellfish, most of the insects, including some lobsters, mixtures of meat and milk...

Accepted animals must also be killed following a few defined...

20/07/2016

What was it like to drink back in Shakespeare time?

Four hundred years after Shakespeare wrote his last work, we will review the drinks mentioned in his plays, the same ones he and his associates probably used to toast after his success.

Each of the works of Shakespeare has at least 38 mentions of alcoholic beverages. The choice of drink for a character was an indicator of social status or character, and the fashions and ...

18/07/2016

Lose weight eating your favorite food: wine and chocolate!

It is not the first time we publish information on the benefits of wine and how it can help to lose weight if it’s included on the diet. We are all crazy about our diet and our weight in general, and it is a large amount of people that worries about it, but, should all of us give up on certain food and beverages?

Apparently we should not. According to Professor Tim...