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23/05/2016

Great tips to pair your desserts like a pro

Combining your desserts with wine is one of the best options to highlight flavours and live the best sensual experience possible. Take note of these tips and spoil your guests with the most delicious combinations of dessert and wine to your guests at home or get the best out of your next restaurant visit.

Cakes: Sweet wines like Sauternes (Bordeaux) make for a...

20/05/2016

Wines from Binissalem-Mallorca: how are they?

All wines with Designation of Origin Binissalem-Mallorca are distinguished by characteristics given by native varieties in the area and mixing with foreign varieties.

The most cultivated varieties are:

Inks: black Manto (main variety grown), Callet, Tempranillo, Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Merlot. White: Moll or Prensal (main variety grown), Giró ros, ...

11/05/2016

The 8 worst pairings in the world

There are pairings between wine and food you should avoid at all costs as they are carried as bad as cats and dogs. It is way better to learn how you should accompany your meals and get the best of your eating experience. In some cases a bad pairing can cause heartburnor and hangover, and in other cases it could completely spoil the taste of your dishes.

1. You should...

9/05/2016

If you drink beer or wine, you'll eat better

According to a study by Miguel Hernández University (UMH) in Elche, students who drink beer or wine in moderation tend to consume large amounts of fish, fruit and vegetables, ingredients that make up the Mediterranean diet and are the basis for a healthy diet.

In contrast, respondents young abstainers (over 1,000 between 17 and 35 years old) admitted they consume less...

6/05/2016

The best pairings for smoked salmon

When we think of food pairing possibilities for salmon our first option's usually white wine or champagne. However, there are many other possible pairings for this tasty and soft fish. Whether wine, beer or spirits, there is a wide range of drinks: it is just a matter of putting aside traditions and try something new and different.

Wines Sancerre,...

27/04/2016

2 easy and delicious recipes for the spring

With the arrival of spring comes the opportunity to enjoy seasonal products and all the benefits they bring to our body thanks to its quality and freshness. In the spring season, it is better to eat fresh foods such as meat, fish, vegetables and fruits.

Boiled eggs stuffed with spinach

This is an excellent entry into the spring season, is a recipe of French origin...

25/04/2016

Drinking alcohol in moderation may prevent memory loss

According to a recent study by researcher Michael A. Collins, of the department of molecular pharmacology and therapeutics at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, drinking in moderation can help prevent Alzheimer's disease and memory problems in general.

However, researchers emphasize the "moderate consumption" of alcohol, the equivalent of a daily...

20/04/2016

The value of education on responsible use of alcohol

Alcohol consumption among the younger population grows with each passing year. The figures speak for themselves when it states that, according to the Public Health Agency of Catalonia, more than half of 17-year-olds acknowledge that they have been drunk at least once during the last month. Therefore, we need to raise social awareness and promote education from the family ...

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...