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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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15/07/2015

Which are the new wine-related jobs?

The worldwide rise in wine consumption has led to the birth of new jobs related to this market, in benefit of the new generations. Technology marks this new demand, as in other markets, and oenologists, social media managers or other profiles with digital skills are needed.

One of these positions is blogger and community manager, which helps boosting marketing,...

8/07/2015

Wine without grapes? Yes, at “El Celler de Can Roca” they can do it

It has just been reappointed as the world's best restaurant, and there must be a reason. At “El Celler de Can Roca” (Girona), the Roca brothers devise, research and reinvent a multitude of tastes to offer everyday something new.

Among these culinary research they say have created a wine without grapes. So, at “El Celler” everything is possible and, therefore, they...

6/07/2015

The first biodynamic vineyard in the UK

Sedlescombe vineyard in East Sussex was the first vineyard in the UK to be certified organic in 1979, but has recently released the first biodynamic wine in the UK.

In December 2010, Sedlescombe launched the first British biodynamic wine, called %u201CFirst release%u201D, consisting of a mixture of dry white from Bacchus, Rivaner and Solaris. The label has a picture of...

3/07/2015

Wines inspired in TV series

In recent years, television has taken over from cinema as for the quality and popularity of its productions, and this is also reflected in the field of popular culture and, of course, also in the world of wine, that reinvents itself constantly, seeking new ways to entice consumers.

In this sense, there are already several wine producers who, inspired by the most...

26/06/2015

What wines are best to pair with sushi?

Sushi is a trend food that spans by many restaurants in different countries. That's because it offers a variety of flavours and a perfect nutrition for all types of bodies. When drinking the right wine for sushi, you should consider what is the best. We give you some signs so you do not get lost.

White wines

Depending on the type of sushi you eat, although it's often ...

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...

3/06/2015

It's Blue Tropic? No, it's blue wine!

So far, we have seen red, rosé, white, deep red wines... but not blue. Although there's already swarming some champagne with this colour, nothing to do with what we show today: blue wine is something new, and just came up in Spain. This is the first blue wine in the world. Surprising, right?

This wine is called Gik Live!, and has been invented by young entrepreneurs in ...