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12/11/2012

Featured cellars in Ribera del Duero

Lands with the best vineyards in the world and a rich DO which provides extreme quality wines. Yes, we speak of the Ribera del Duero and its wine atmosphere that permeates every corner of the region.

It must be acknowledged that some aspects of the importance of this DO is due to the different cellars that since the early 80s, watched over the production of exquisite wines...

8/11/2012

Discovering the red wines of the Balearic Islands

Spain has the luck that all regions count with remarkable wines. Their flavor, aroma and properties make them unique and therefore, it's vital to discover day by day new acquisitions which we can test.

In the Balearic Islands, we find special Denominations of Origin which enhance their wines and are becoming increasingly known. Today we will focus on analyzing its red ...

7/11/2012

The best drinks for a corporate event

Many of you will be already fully at work. Now comes a new year full of exhibitions, events and company presentations. If you are organizing a corporate event, you must take into account what beverages will be served to make it a success.

If you are going to invite clients or partners overseas to this act, it's essential to offer Spanish DO wine. We can make a selection of...

10/10/2012

Wines and movies, a perfect combination

The seventh art has given moments of glory to the world of wine. Whether showing special landscapes with many vineyards, highlighting impressive wineries or letting us know the wine culture. We'll refresh your memory with some movies where wine has been the protagonist.

Unax Ugalde and Nora Tschirner share wine and other passions in ?Bon appétit?, a just released film,...

24/08/2012

The surprising wine from California

California is the fourth largest wine producer in the world, ranking first place in wine consumption in the United States, followed by Florida and then New York. The truth is that California wine has gained worldwide recognition due to the richness and variety of soil conditions and microclimates that exist in that area.

In this state there are 107 American Viticultural...

13/08/2012

Drinking wine helps women to keep their figure

According to a team of U.S. researchers, women who drink red wine are less likely to raise weight than abstemious women.

Although wine has calories, according to these scientists they replace those in other foods which are not consumed, since wine would partially satisfy the appetite.

The research, published in Archives of Internal Medicine followed over 19,000 women for...

8/08/2012

Pairing wine with music

When we think of pairing we always have in mind a meal, and we try to buy wines that best match with it. But wine accompanies us even in good times when food is not present, as the company Wines that Rock reminds us.

Wines that Rock has been in contact with some of the biggest bands in the world to produce wines that perfectly accompany the experience of listening some of...

20/07/2012

Tokaj and Tokaji: Puttonyos!

The Tokaji is one of those wines which every blog friend of the liquor of Bacchus is required to write about at least once.

Tokaji is the typical wine from Tokaj-Hegyalja, an area that lies between Hungary and Slovakia. Although in Tokaj, as in many other places, all kinds of wines are produced, the most famous are the called aszú.

18/07/2012

Pla de Bages, north of the magic mountain

The north face of Montserrat, the mountain range that protects the Penedès, hides a pleasant surprise: the Pla de Bages wine.

This is a privileged region, with significant cultural and tourism centers such as the Monastery of Sant Benet, the salt mines of Cardona, the cave of Sant Ignasi or the route of La Sèquia. One of the peculiarities of Bages are the ?Barraques de...

13/07/2012

Summer is coming... And sangria!

It's one of the most international Spanish drinks. Everyone has sometimes drunk sangria, that drink that comes always by the summer thanks to its refreshing powers.

Although there are many ways to make sangria, the most traditional is really simple and inexpensive, since you have just to mix wine with portions of various fruits and ice. The secret of its flavor depends on...