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31/08/2015

How to pair Mexican food?

Mexican food is rich in spicy flavours and thus it is not easy to pair it. So much so that some people say it's not possible pairing it with flatter drinks such as water, lager beer or even milk.

However, there are those who argue that it is possible to perform this complex pairing, so that today we want to share with you some tips to achieve this, taking into account...

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28/08/2015

Sweden, lagging behind England in wine production due to climate change

It is well known that human industrial activity, mainly carried out during the last decades and characterized by intensive use of fossil fuels, is influencing slowly, but dramatically the planet's climate, causing global temperatures to grow slowly and generating some changes in the weather of specific parts of the world.

It is something we should begin to control before...

26/08/2015

What is the difference between a liquor and a spirit?

Many people use the word “liquor” to describe any drink of strong alcohol content, but there are differences between liquors and spirits to take into account.

Liquors are beverages based on flavoured spirits or with flavourings. They are generally colourful and fragrant, and have an alcohol content of between 25 and 55 degrees. They are usually mixed with fruits or...

24/08/2015

Do we prefer wines with more or less alcohol content?

Tastes are changing and what was once the rage now seems to be not so. And in terms of wines it's the same. The latest studies by the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) and the Basque Culinary Center (Spain), give surprising results on some aspects of wine consumption.

To produce wines that have commercial success, many winemakers take into account...

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21/08/2015

Online wine sales, booming

Wine e-commerce has grown in recent years, the Internet is the third source of information consulted before buying wine by being extensive and accessible. Through the Internet, wine consumers can get advice to choose and learn more about the products they buy.

According to figures from Sowine/SSI, 82% of French do research before making their wine purchases, since this...

19/08/2015

2 desserts to sweeten your summer

 

We're in the middle of summer and we don't want to miss the opportunity to share with you some delicious dessert recipes that will be surely very desirable during this heat season. There's nothing better than enjoying the dessert time...

Kiwi pie

This pie is a healthy choice because of the presence of kiwi, rich in vitamin C and fibre.

Ingredients:

1 sheet puff...

17/08/2015

Acapulco night, a holiday-flavoured cocktail

Acapulco cocktail is a drink from Mexico, with and easy home preparation that blends rum and tequila with the citrus flavours of orange. It is usually served in a tall glass or a cocktail glass with the rim previously frosted. Its orange coloured appearance reminds of the sunset from the Acapulco beaches and invites to take a moment in order to give up to enjoyment.

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14/08/2015

5 recipes to eat on the beach as if you were at home

 

With this heat wave that has befallen us, chances are you're planning to spend the weekend at the beach and not move from there until the sun sets. If this is your plan, you can not miss the recipe ideas that we present today. Besides being very tasty, they are easy to prepare, refreshing and healthy. Do you have a pen in hand to go buy the ingredients?

Tabbouleh...

12/08/2015

5 cocktails that will not ruin your diet

To get in shape without sacrificing the ability to drink a delicious cocktail with friends is great to have on hand these recipes of cleansing cocktails to prepare on any occasion.

B-Tox Tonic

If you like gin and tonic, this recipe will be very useful. The red grapefruit is rich in vitamins and helps activating the hepatic metabolism, so that will help you burn...

10/08/2015

English sparkling wine will grow dramatically in the coming years

Among the different types of wine, sparkling is having a great success in all kinds of markets, and some references place English sparkling wine, one of the most consumed in the country, as one of the most growing in the coming years.

Some of the recent studies on wine, such as Vinexpo, ratify this, as the English sparkling wine industry will grow 342% in the period ...