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4/03/2015

The Grenache grape: promising future

Sommeliers, wine producers and connoisseurs from all over the world are praising the values of the Grenache grape, that offers fine wines and intense production.

This variety, though it has a strong historic presence in countries such as France, Spain and Australia, is also spreading elsewhere. Additionally, those that highlight Grenache as a grape of great future, do so...

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2/03/2015

9 tequilas and mescals you can not miss

Whether you are one of those who prefer the neutral flavour of tequila or you prefer the aromatic qualities of mescal, these are the most popular that you must purchase to enjoy a good time and release tension.

 

Tequila Patrón Silver

It's the preferred by Hollywood actors, commercially available in versions Xo Café, Silver, Reposado and El Gran Patrón, an ...

27/02/2015

Places to drink wine in Barcelona

Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city, full of art, architecture, fashion, design and places to lunch or dinner. To get a drink, those traditional bars join the new and trendy ones, which hide truly good gastronomy. If you are planning your holidays in Barcelona and want to drink some good wines, we recommend some places that will surprise you.

Bar Nostàlgic. In the very...

25/02/2015

2 sweet cocktails you shouldn't miss

While it is true that often we associate cocktails to seasons like summer, with refreshing elaborations and somewhat festive, the winter season is also appropriate for recipes like the ones we show today, two sweet cocktails that will delight your palates and those of your guests at any occasion.

Hot chocolate with fennel seeds and ginger

Nothing better to offset the...

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23/02/2015

Go green: the best eco-initiatives in wine production

In recent years, winemakers have begun to participate in environmental initiatives to reduce the impact of wine production on the environment. There are many initiatives that have been undertaken and, thankfully, we will see many more. Today, some of the success stories related to wine production from a sustainable perspective are based on the following methodologies.

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20/02/2015

Stressed out? Drink a glass of good wine!

While it is known for its delicious taste and for being the preferred drink to accompany meals at meetings, wine also offers a number of health benefits to which are now added the results of a study performed by the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, indicating that drinking wine reduces stress.

According to the cardiologist Raul Pastor, head of the...

18/02/2015

Want to be a sommelier? Don't miss these online courses!

If you are in other countries, you want to practice English and learn to be a sommelier or maybe get more knowledge about the world of wine, we recommend some classroom and online courses, where you can become a wine connoisseur in an easy, quick and comfortable way. You can already take note!

The National wine school. They perform several Professional Certification ...

16/02/2015

Tell me what movie you like and I'll tell you what wine you should drink

If you are a wine and cinema lover, you'd probably already discovered some films related to the world of wine that filled you with joy and made you feel completely identified. In fact, since cinema is as a good universal symbol, there are all kinds of films having wine as a background, protagonist or theme.

Here are some of our suggestions:

1. A Good Year: This film...

13/02/2015

Young people drink less wine, but better

In recent years, wine consumption among young people is smaller, depending on the country, but they prefer higher quality wines. The rise of wine tourism and the spread of wine consumption has made new generations to know more about the language of wine and the main Appellations of Origin.

The trend for young people to know how to drink quality wine spreads all along...

11/02/2015

The TOP 10 of the World's Best Bars

Elegant, quite impersonal, trendy, with a kitchen... the best bars in the world have thousands of reasons to consider them as such. Know what are the best 10 and visit them if you have the opportunity.

Artesian, London

London could not escape from this list giving us examples of really top bars for various reasons. The barman Alex Kratena delights visitors with its...