During summer, we go out more, go to the beach, we move more and lunches and dinners are usually outside. All these celebrations are accompanied by soft drinks, very popular in summer.
Gin is an English spirit with alcohol content between 43 and 47 degrees, for processing distilled unmalted barley, and flavored with angelica and cardamom, among other herbs.
Among the most classic gins are 3 brands that do not lose their privileged position among the tastes of consumers in the entire world:
Undoubtedly there are classics that never go out of style and position themselves as smart choices on drinks that you can buy with your eyes closed to. And you, what do you recommend? We suggest you:
Gin Xoriguer 1L
For those who want new, strong, explosive flavors and always in small doses, there are some spirits with strong personalities. Today we present the After Shock, which for those who have not heard about it, it is a strong alcoholic drink that something have a different flavors (hence the name). Of course, it tastes cinnamon and pepper, which causes still more bitter taste.
Wine is one of the favorite drinks worldwide, and in summer the wine festivals are a way to raise awareness of the winemaking process to the highest quality standards, acquire excellent products, and try the local cuisine area, activities that promote tourism and create an atmosphere of hospitality and joy that invites back every year. Today I will show wine parties of 2 of the most active communities in this regard, Galicia and La Rioja:
The Italian wine does not lose hope to keep climbing position within marketing sectors and worldwide popularity. Much has been achieved with the quality of crops marketed and currently a number of indigenous grapes are giving a lot to talk about.
It is one of the most prominent Italian grapes, in many parts of the world the harvest of this grape is attempted but none has found the secret of Piedmont, most likely by the terroir, as indicated by Berry Green. Alba and Nebbiolo Langhe Nebbiolo represent excellent choices for this grape.
This grape from Sicily is made at the foot of the highest active volcano in Europe and turns out to be as versatile as Pinot Noir. It is produced in limited quantities and in Sicily, this makes it become known in other parts of the world.
One of the grapes that have become popular in Italy specifically in Sicily is the Nero D' Avola. It is dark and the time that is used to produce wines of entry, Pierpaolo Messina ( Producer ) ensures that this grape can age up to 10 years and this would give greater position of fine wine, but people quickly trade it, ignoring its potential.
This Italian grape grown in volcanic soils of Basilicata concentrate good potential to produce wines. Their plantations continue to grow and it is said that it is robust and tannic, but lacking the smooth fruity flavor. For now it is sold in small quantities and is considered by many astringent and heavy.
These grapes for white wines stand out for their potential. Fiano is accessible and is the most popular Falanghina and Greco have some similarities based on their minerality and are expected to reach the level of a Sauvignon Blanc in the future.
Another white variety is ideal to successfully insert in the UK markets. It is less oily and citric than other Tuscan varieties. The harvested soil is not changed in the town it’s made and this gives uniformity. There are different shades of Vermentino.
Another primary grape in Italy is Glera, it is used to make the UK Prosecco. In Uk Prosecco sold more than Champagne in 2012.
Trebbiano positive features are its tropical fruity flavor, creaminess and minerality. It is the favorite of all winemakers but is an excellent alternative crop for premium wines. He won first place in the competition of the best wines of Italy Sommelier Luca Gardini.
The wine made from this grape has been undervalued because of mass production, but it is looking to rebuild its image on the basis of quality that characterizes him. Dividends from the producers of this grape in Italy are greatly favored by UK demand but their status does not rise even being the more potential white variety for fine Italian wines.
What is your favorite Italian grape? Today we recommend two great Italian wines:
La Gioiosa Fragolino Rosso
Fazi Battaglia Titulus Verdicchio Dei Castelli Di Jesi Doc Classico 2011
It’s Oktoberfest! Beer is the star of this festival of German tradition, which, despite its name is not celebrated in October, but the third week of September. The reason? Although Oktoberfest was originally celebrated in October, it was suggested to celebrate Oktoberfest in September because the weather is more favorable.
Some time ago we discussed the beneficial effects of Resveratrol, a component present in the skins of red grapes (and therefore also in red wine) that has begun to be tested by medical scientists on animals, in order to study there benefits. Among them, reducing obesity, their antioxidant capabilities, anti-aging benefits and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
From time to time, studies reveal the benefits of a particular food or drink in reference to certain health problems, or related to the prevention of all kinds of diseases. Some of them are already too well known, as the beneficial effects, for example, of wine. Consumed in moderation and with a balanced diet, it helps prevent cardiovascular disease and also contains an appreciable amount of antioxidants, key controlling many related health problems, especially with aging.
We are used to describe the wines according to their organoleptic qualities, our tastes, where they come from or vintage, but what if we start to think about the sales? What are the best-selling wine brands in the world? Surely in the ranking we are going to present, you will find many surprises ... In fact, the first thing that may draw attention is the total absence of French, Italian or Spanish brands.
The Recioto della Valpolicella is a raisin wine of the Veneto DO. The process of its production includes sun drying of the grapes, to lose its moisture and thus increase the concentration of sugars in the grape-juice. This process is used in France, Spain, Greece and Cyprus,Austria and Germany or South Africa.