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3/10/2016

Drinking wine during pregnancy

There have been many articles written about drinking wine (or alcohol in general) during pregnancy, and it is a subject that generates a lot of debate and research.

Some experts say that drinking wine in moderation during pregnancy is fine, but others believe that taking one drink is very dangerous for the baby's health. What is not debatable is that what women eat or ...

28/09/2016

What type of alcoholic beverages is suitable for coeliacs?

The number of celiacs is increasing. The information on this disease and food and drink they can eat and drink is also increasing. It is no longer a difficult task trying to figure out which products contain gluten. According to the Federation of Associations of Celiacs of Spain, FACE, celiac disease (CD) is the permanent intolerance to gluten in wheat, barley, rye, and...

26/09/2016

How to pair your fruit successfully?

If you are a big wine fan and lover like all of us here, surely you love drinking it while enjoying your favorite dishes and foods. And taking into account that these days are hot, we thought to propose fruit and wine pairings, an option that, in addition to being delightful, you will find it refreshing.

In general, any light, sweet and fruity wine is good to accompany ...

23/09/2016

Wine for cats?

Have you ever thought to share some of your delicious wine with your cat while relaxing in the comfort of your home? As the title suggests, the new trend, or rather, the new fashion for our beloved feline pets has come to us, and, apparently, has arrived to stay. Apollo Peak is the company that is behind this innovative idea.

But do not panic, obviously, Apollo Peak has...

21/09/2016

Wine to overcome alcohol addiction: Is it possible?

Total abstinence has always been the premises for overcoming alcohol addiction. However, in Ottawa (Canada), a shelter for homeless people is conducting a rehabilitation program that includes wine as part of the recovery.

The program – which recently has been echoed by sciencepost.fr, a French online publication, and by the website of the BBC www.bbc.com...

19/09/2016

Sour wine? Don't throw it away! You can take advantage of it

If you have a sour wine in your home and you cannot drink it, there are always other ideas to get the most out of it. Do not throw it away!

One of the best ways to use it is in the kitchen. As long as you don’t drink it from a cup, you can use the sour wine in the preparation of certain dishes and improve those flavors of the meat or fish, either baked or cooked in...

2/09/2016

The Denver Cat Bar: the only place you can have a good glass of wine and fun with cats

Yes, you read it right, cats drinking wine in a bar could be a real thing, at least if you live in the United States. This fashion trend has grown a lot in recent years, you can easily proof that just by looking for entertainment guides for major cities worldwide. From ice bars, children bars to pet bars or even celiac oriented bars.

But what we had not seen so far was a...

31/08/2016

Which are better, the Priorat's wines or the Montsant's wines?

If we talk of Catalan wines, there is no doubt that renowned names as Priorat and Montsant come to mind, both of which have been booming over the recent years. The location for production of these two can easily be confused, as geographically the areas of growth overlap each other. One winery can produce Priorat, and the neighboring one might grow Montsant.

As for the...

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...