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17/07/2015

English drink far more wine than the estimated

 

Alcohol consumption in England is increasing, in fact, English drink a lot more than the studies, often, say. Consumption has been underestimated by the equivalent of 12 million bottles of wine per week. They are statements from new researches on the subject, which say that there are differences between the published by reports and the amount of alcohol really sold.

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15/07/2015

Which are the new wine-related jobs?

The worldwide rise in wine consumption has led to the birth of new jobs related to this market, in benefit of the new generations. Technology marks this new demand, as in other markets, and oenologists, social media managers or other profiles with digital skills are needed.

One of these positions is blogger and community manager, which helps boosting marketing,...

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...

10/07/2015

Champagne will no longer be a secret for you

When we drink sparkling wines and champagne, we look at some of the details shown on the labels, as well as at the bubbles we see inside the bottles. Some terms may be unknown in some way, but thanks to the data provided below, champagne will no longer be a secret for you.

The sweet taste of champagne

There are a number of terms used to describe the sugar content on ...

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8/07/2015

Wine without grapes? Yes, at “El Celler de Can Roca” they can do it

It has just been reappointed as the world's best restaurant, and there must be a reason. At “El Celler de Can Roca” (Girona), the Roca brothers devise, research and reinvent a multitude of tastes to offer everyday something new.

Among these culinary research they say have created a wine without grapes. So, at “El Celler” everything is possible and, therefore, they...

6/07/2015

The first biodynamic vineyard in the UK

Sedlescombe vineyard in East Sussex was the first vineyard in the UK to be certified organic in 1979, but has recently released the first biodynamic wine in the UK.

In December 2010, Sedlescombe launched the first British biodynamic wine, called %u201CFirst release%u201D, consisting of a mixture of dry white from Bacchus, Rivaner and Solaris. The label has a picture of...

3/07/2015

Wines inspired in TV series

In recent years, television has taken over from cinema as for the quality and popularity of its productions, and this is also reflected in the field of popular culture and, of course, also in the world of wine, that reinvents itself constantly, seeking new ways to entice consumers.

In this sense, there are already several wine producers who, inspired by the most...

1/07/2015

Characteristics of Japanese whiskies

Beyond sushi, we often don't know some of the signs that are part of Japanese gastronomy. They also have beers, wines and whiskies that are emerging within the market. Let's learn a little more about them.

For years, Japanese whiskies are being promoted in the West thanks to its long tradition and American celebrities who take care of promoting it. The relevance of...

29/06/2015

2 Italian cocktails you can not miss

Each country has its signature drinks; they are part of the wealth that attracts connoisseurs and tourists in general, and in the case of Italian cocktails, they became popular in the rest of the world.

Bellini

Created in 1948 by Guiseppe Capriani, bartender at Harry's Bar in Venice, it is refreshing and sweet. The Italians prepare it the traditional way with peaches...

26/06/2015

What wines are best to pair with sushi?

Sushi is a trend food that spans by many restaurants in different countries. That's because it offers a variety of flavours and a perfect nutrition for all types of bodies. When drinking the right wine for sushi, you should consider what is the best. We give you some signs so you do not get lost.

White wines

Depending on the type of sushi you eat, although it's often ...