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2/05/2016

Did you know that going to the bar is good for your health?

In Spain, there are more bars than any other type of establishments, and we love going to have a drink, talk and enjoy a glass of wine at these bars. Now we can say it’s justified, because a new research from Oxford University confirms that going to a bar makes us healthier and happier.

It’s actually very simple: the bar is a meeting point where we get to interact...

19/02/2016

Winter wines for bad weather

At home, in the restaurant in the bar or in the winery doesn't matter, as long as it is warm: Winter is the season to eat more hearty dishes, based on stews and baked in the oven, that should go with their respective wines.

So, wines we drink in winter depend on the food we eat during that time of the year. In general, red wines, full bodied, strong and with an acceptable...

11/01/2016

Wines to give at weddings

Wine is a more original gift than the usual presents at weddings. We can surprise the newly-weds and they the guests with new wines, wines of different appellations of origin, those which no one has yet tasted and even original sets or packs.

Wine miniatures. In order to provide variety, we can give to the guests at the ceremony several wine miniatures, which...

20/11/2015

What are the 10 most expensive wines in the world in 2015?

Wine Searcher recently published a list of the most expensive wines in the world in the year 2015, which first 10 positions can be seen below. As expected, the top positions are dominated by French wines, an international benchmark in terms of wine investment.

Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits (France) at $ 13,580: This wine is made from Pinot ...

11/11/2015

Wine is better if you drink it in big sips

Drinking wine in moderation brings a lot of benefits. However, if we drink in big sips, it's much better. That's what it says a study by the University of Naples, since the amount of wine that drinkers take in each sip has a strong influence on taste.

To analyse this study they used Falanghina, an indigenous variety that produces white wines. And the conclusions are many,...

2/11/2015

Priorat: know its wines and cellars

The viticulture of the DOC Priorat, in Catalonia, has a long tradition. No wonder, then, that there is a lot of cellars and wine routes to explore.

The wines from this region are produced in an area of ??20,000 ha, of which only 1,600 have been planted with vines, according to the DOC of this region itself. Being the terrain somewhat difficult, it makes the production...

28/09/2015

Australia: the country where growth dreams will be fulfilled

If there is a country that knows no crisis, that is Australia. The economy seems to flow and new business opportunities open to other countries. So, even if it's far away, it is not surprising that some Spanish companies have decided to expand borders and perform studies about the country and its demand.

While Australia is a producer of wines from different appellations...

13/07/2015

The case of the Bordeaux wine millionaire robberies

A total of 15 people have been charged in the Bordeaux court for the theft of thousands of bottles of wine from this appellation. In total, has been specified that they stole from 18 different wine cellars, facts which the ringleaders began to commit in 2013.

Many bottles were stolen and therefore thousands of Euros lost. In February 2014, after ulterior robberies of...

1/06/2015

Characteristics of English wines

Although England has emerged as a supplier and exponential consumer of beer and whisky, it's also a wine producer. While its colder weather is not quite suitable for the development of vineyards, there are many wine producing areas. Increasingly there are more wine producers in its over 400 vineyards.

Defining and discussing an English wine style is somewhat ...

22/05/2015

Time for rosé wines: let's pair them!

Fresh, with notes of fruit and flowers and varied colours, rosé wine leaves a good mouthfeel, if we know to pair it correctly. Although it's not always easy, being between the whites and reds, it goes well with meats and fish, since it has the advantage of being suitable for a variety of foods. Learn more about the pairings for rosé wines.

Dry rosé. For this type of...