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16/12/2013

Alcohol taxes are helping fake distillates sales grow

 TAGS:The world is full of smart people. Yes, I said the world, not just our own country. And, for once, we do not have exclusivity on scams, fraud and theft in its multiple ways... Anyway, I will not go out there, but the fact is that alcohol taxes are helping fake spirits sales ...

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11/12/2013

Wine blind tastings: what for?

 TAGS:I've been online for a while and I 'm realizing how many articles out there explain why blind tastings are cool. I do not know how much prose on a subject that is so clear (LOL, could not help sticking a little joke). Well, I certainly do not know what do you think about it but I find it difficult to decide whether I prefer it in the dark or with the eyes wide open (well, let's...

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6/12/2013

How to serve sparkling wines ?

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Considered as one of the favorite women drinks and the ideal choice for important meetings, sparkling wines are delicious when served at the ideal temperature, either as an aperitif or to accompany a dessert or dinner.

When serving a sparkling wine or champagne the question is what is the best way to do so for a maximum enjoyment. The ideal temperature for serving...

4/12/2013

Christmas Pairing

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For this Christmas we will have the opportunity to eat special dishes and drinks that goes well with them. Christmas gifts like hams, nougat, soups, stews, calves ... everything is ready for your guests. But surely you’ve wondered sometimes what kind of drink goes better with each meal, especially for these dates. Here are some Christmas pairings.

At this time, it...

2/12/2013

The tradition of the Christmas hamper in Europe

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Christmas 2013 is approaching! Dingdong! Dingdong! Santa Claus is just around the corner, and it's time to prepare Christmas gifts. Have you thought about yours?
Christmas is a time when gifts are an important part of the spirit of this time, which is more important to give than to receive, and to show our loved ones how much we care. It is the universal gift time,...

29/11/2013

Alcohol consumption increases the chances of developing breast cancer in women

 TAGS:The latest medical news based on very recent research results are clear: high alcohol consumption increases the chances of developing breast cancer in women. The causal relationship is direct and thus the tests which were carried out on heterogeneous samples of women of various age groups prove...

27/11/2013

New wine with 100 Parker points : Alvear Pedro Ximenez 2011

 TAGS:100 points, the highest score of Robert Parker’s scoring, has been given to the Alvear Pedro Ximenez 2011, a sweet wine from Montilla - Moriles that stunned the American critics.

According Luis Gutierrez,

Alvear’s 2011 Pedro Ximenez de Anada is the most amazing Pedro Ximenez I have ever tasted. It may also be one of the first to be vintage-dated. The grapes were...

25/11/2013

Operation bikini? Operation Christmas with wine and ham!

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Are you on a diet? But you like ham and wine? Well do not worry; everything we had previously thought about whether the ham fattens might not be entirely true. Now that Christmas is approaching and Christmas baskets come from the office, do not worry! It will serve you to make a ...