The WHO shared new statistics about the average baskets in the United Kingdom. The results show a significant change in the consumer’s habits, more specifically in the alcoholic beverage consumption: it still tends to decrease.
What created the recent interest the alcohol industry showed toward the gay community? A new social fight for the industry ? Let’s be honest, the reason of this renewal of consideration is more likely to be laying on the results of a new study that revealed this breaking news: the gay population invests between 6000 and 8000 billion Euros a year in beverages in the UK. In those conditions, satisfying the tastes of this huge market might not be a bad idea. Question is, is there’s any specific “gay community tastes”? (In terms of cocktails.) Or is it just a new marketing invention? Well, let’s give some credit to the Queerty Web Site and see what those so called favorite drinks are.
It would be a mistake to say that every great wine have a great label. Also, a flashy label doesn’t certify the quality of the drink. However, an innovative label can lead you to try some new and interesting options you wouldn’t have thought of.
What do you think that is known about Spanish wine outside of Spain? Do you think that it would be good enough? Do you think that the selection of Spanish wine that can be bought at any supermarket in the UK, Sweden or Denmark is truly representative of what we produce in Spain? Do you really think that? Do you believe that our wines are understood beyond our borders?
Are you one of those people who enjoy organizing meeting with friends and family at home, but always doubt about the right amount of wine you need to buy? It might help you to know that the international standards are 6 glasses of wine per bottle. But you must consider some specificities in order to please all your guests.
Nowadays people care more and more about their figure and want to stay healthy and fit. As a consequence of this new way of living, the amount of calories that one is ingesting every day is becoming a real preoccupation. Both men and women try to acquire low-calorie wines so they can avoid annoying restrictions. In fact, it is estimated that in the case of United States, 20% of the population is in constant diets.
Now if go visit a winery you will not necessarily be looking for wine. Maybe you won't even taste it. The Spanish winemakers, not all, but some very cool, have decided to expand their business covering other specialties. In this post we will get inspired by vineyards and olive trees.
In this second part of the Whisky Glossary we will continue with a brief explanation of some terms that are related to this spectacular drink: