Report inadequate content

8/04/2015

What is iSommelier?

The popularization of “wine culture” among increasingly broad sectors of the population in much of the developed countries has led to the development of a multitude of accessories and service and enjoyment-related devices -corkscrew, thermometers, containers...- which help us improving our consumer experience and, incidentally, are an interesting testing ground for...

{
}

7/04/2015

The red wine that will help you lose weight

On many other occasions we talked about some of the benefits of wine for health, referring to cardiovascular diseases, as an anti-ageing factor... But so far we haven't had news of its possible influence as accelerator of weight loss, something that would be added to a long list of good reasons to drink wine, always in moderation.

According to a recent study by Oregon...

3/04/2015

You don't need to travel to Spain to drink Sangria: see our best recipes

One of the things that everyone love about Spain is paella and sangria. It may seem a cliché, but ends up being something real, since a large part of foreigners ask sangria for its quite different and strong taste.

It is a drink that is served throughout the year, but summer is the best time, since always is served chilly. The advantage is that it's a wine cocktail,...

31/03/2015

Why Bordeaux Primeurs aren't appealing for collectors any longer?

The sale of wine “en primeur” is something that first class wineries have done in Bordeaux, as well as in Rhone, Burgundy and Port, among others, as a way of funding themselves and provide the consumer with quality wine at attractive prices.

This practice, which also has spread to other wine regions in recent years, consists of selling a vintage while still in ...

{
}

27/03/2015

Which is the Secret of Bodegas Torres, the World's Most Admired Wine Brand?

It is a Spanish winery with a long family tradition. Its experience and the quality of wines make of Bodegas Torres one of the best in the world, and it is the most admired wine brand in the world, according to British magazine Drinks International.

The winery has thus been chosen for the second consecutive year as the most admired brand, always according to professionals...

23/03/2015

3 ideas to cook your eggs for Easter

Holy Week and Easter are coming and with them, lots of typical dishes, desserts and other treats, many with an undoubted star: egg, one of the ubiquitous ingredients in almost every culture around this celebrations of religious roots.

Today we present 3 recipes featuring eggs as a common element, which we hope will inspire you to cook this holidays, whatever your...

19/03/2015

How to pair Indian food and wine

Spicy food and wine can go together brilliantly if you find the right wine. Some wines enhance the different flavours and spices usually found in this type of cuisine, while others can mask them.

Indian food is one of the most complete and needs to be accompanied by a good drink for the dish to be even better. Sometimes it is not easy to know which wines go best with ...

16/03/2015

10 things you should know about St. Patrick's Day

As every year, March 17 is a very special date for Irish people, that has also been spread in many different countries. Saint Patrick's Day, the patron saint of Ireland, is a day full of traditions, parties, lots of green and beer, of course! We recommend 10 things you should know about this day.

Lots of beer. On this day, usually a lot of beer is consumed worldwide....

12/03/2015

Places to drink good wines in London

London is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, and it offers bars and restaurants of many kinds. In addition to beer, you should know that in London you can also drink good wine, and this is thanks to producers of several countries that enable their wines to be in the leisure industry. So if you're travelling to London or live there, you can go to these bars...

9/03/2015

Is it easier to pair cheese with beer than with wine?

Cheese is a one of the foods with more sensory nuances that can be found in the gastronomy of any country. So, according to its flavour and aroma characteristics, it is included in many dishes of all kinds, from starters to desserts, and also when it's consumed alone, and, therefore, is suitable for pairing, usually with wine.

The latest trend is to taste cheese...