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18/04/2016

Wine is to drink it… and to paint!

Plastic artist Jorge Martorell has come up with an idea to use wine in a new and very original way: he uses it as the protagonist in his artistic work. How? Painting his canvas with Malbec, Syrah, Cabernet and Chardonnay wines, among others.

In his pictures, Martorell replaces the traditional acrylic paintings for wine, a technique he discovered by accident when he was...

15/04/2016

How has wine consumption changed over the last years?

The food market grows at a very fast pace and today, consumers have become a lot more demanding towards this market including the world of wine. Let’s take a look at how trends have changed over the past years!

Customers want what's best: Because of the huge amount of information that has been put out there online over the last years, consumers become more demanding...

13/04/2016

Red wine could help prevent erectile dysfunction

According to a recent research conducted by the UK and USA, the wine and grapes in general are "super sexual" foods that are able to help to prevent erectile dysfunction. This is another good thing to add to the list of advantages that wine provides to our health such as the cardiovascular system protection and memory improvement.

The research, conducted by Harvard...

6/04/2016

Slovenia, a fast growing wine market

During the past years, we have been witnessing a true discovery of wine regions of a great tradition. But until now, it had remained outside the usual circuits of the international wine radar.

This is the case of Slovenia, a rather young country born of the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia, with a long history in wine production. Unfortunately, its market had ...

1/04/2016

A smart wine glass to tell you when to stop drinking

Once again, intelligent technology meets the world of wines. It's not about a decanter robot that shows the perfect temperature and bottle volume. Neither an app like Uvinum (for iPhone or Android) where you can discover and buy fantastic new wines. This week, a small group of students from the Technological University of Dresden developed a smart wine glass. This ...

28/03/2016

What are the most common wine bottles?

The wine bottle as we know it today was not used until 17th century. Before its appearance, other materials such as clay urns, animal guts or wooden barrels were used as containers.

Today, the bottle is essential to preserve the wine once it leaves the winery.  The liquid will continue to grow and evolve inside the bottle until his quality reaches the highest point. ...

25/03/2016

Wine is beneficial to women's hearts

Recently, researchers from the Indiana University and the School of Public Health at Harvard analyzed data from studies of 88,940 American women between 1991 and 2011. The study led them to discover six habits that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

The analysis' were performed on women between 27 and 44 years of age who filled out questionnaires about their...

23/03/2016

10 moments only wine lovers can relate to

You like...no...you absolutely love wine more than any other beverage on our God given planet. But let’s be clear about it, being a wine enthusiast doesn’t make you an alcoholic. Yet, you regularly have to explain and justify each and every glass of wine you drink while you’re cooking, reading or just doing something on your own. Share this article and help boost wine...

21/03/2016

10 Foods you thought were bad for your health but aren’t

A few months ago, nutritionist and published author Sarah Flower revealed the truth regarding some foods that were thought as harmful to our health. However, she has redeemed them to show us that we can actually include these foods in our daily diets without any problems.

We have been taught that food like coffee, eggs, coconut oil and whole milk are bad for our health...

14/03/2016

Key aspects to bear in mind for a wine cellar

Before you choose and install a new wine cabinet in your living room, first, you have to consider some key aspects which are generally related to temperature management and other features.

Type of System

The best system out there for a wine cabinet is the thermoelectric one. These systems work very well and provide a lot of advantages for wine conservation. For...