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The spread of the culture of wine (and its industry) may be a good engine of development for areas of the planet that had traditionally based their economy on agriculture, given that the final product has a higher value. This is especially true when the promoters of this adaptation are already experts, sometimes from the most recognized wine regions of the world.
If you like cocktails with whisky you will always have new options to try. The possible combinations are countless, and you can’t get tired of this versatile drink that has earned his fame and glory.
In recent years, multiple studies have shown the benefits of food and wine on the health of people, if consumed with moderation. The presence of certain chemical compounds in the alcohol, associated with a balanced diet (which should be close to the Mediterranean diet) and regular and light exercise, demonstrate, therefore, to be a good way to prevent diseases of all kinds, especially those related to cardiovascular problems, certain cancers, high cholesterol or arthritis.
Social events like the Whisky Lounge London Festival held in the year 2012 offer a fresh view of the new trends and whisky blends that are available on the market. These trends are discussed to provide more knowledge to those who like good whisky. They talk about the new distilleries in London, featured beverages and processes, new brands, among other things.
The Japanese Whisky is one of the trends that has gained more fame in recent years, positioning itself internationally as a favorite. I think we all remember the Japanese beverage brand Suntory for that commercial that records the protagonist of the "Lost in Translation” film. This brand has become an institution with options like Hakoshu whisky, Yamazaki and Hibiki.
For women there are also options that have been very well received in the market for its fruity and delicious flavor. Mainly, the Scottish malt whisky is one of the favorites of the women for his touch of vanilla and spicy nuances. Additionally, Jameson Irish whisky released their black barrel option, which consists of a whisky barrel burned out twice to reinforce its characteristic charred.
We rarely hear of whisky in India, but this has been successfully known over time with the brand Seven Islands. It is a single malt Scotch whisky that you should not miss if you get the chance to taste it. Other options are available today, such a single distillation whiskies, grain whisky free to get back to the origins of Irish whiskey, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society and the triple-distilled whisky.
One constant in all of these trends is the quest for the recovery of traditional methods of production, looking to provide unsurpassed quality products.
The very new emergence tool for lovers of whisky is an applications for smartphones that helps you figure out where to get the whiskies that you like, giving you an extra resource to optimize your time.
Whisky lover? Then we recommend:
Jack Daniel's Silver Select, one of the best whiskies of Jack Daniel's Distillery
The Famous Grouse 1L, the best seller Whisky of Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. in the UK
Muscat has never gone through such a good moment. From being regarded to very old ladies, from being almost exclusively used on those aged female meetings in between knitting and gossiping on neighbors, daughters in law and TV characters. It has scaled to fame as now it is placed in the top trend of cool drinks that a teenager can take. Oops, let's clear that, you cannot drink when you are a teenager... Then let´s say above twenty or whatever.
The wine of Judas (Sangue di Giuda) is called in this way for its intense ruby red color with purple and bright flashes. It is originated from Italia. The legend says that Judas, after betraying Jesus, returned to his land as a sign of repentance and more specifically to the city of Oltrepo. The locals recognized him and tried to kill him. In order to save himself from this death he solved the vineyards’ problems with a miracle. After that the red wine of this region was called Judas or Judas' Blood.
On World Sherry Day we should organize a pilgrimage to the area and plan it ahead to have time enough to visit several wineries. I propose to extend this day at least forty eight hours because between fino wine, sherry, sweet sherry, a plate of olives, pastries, etc.. with just twenty four hours we will only have time to get started. Wait, good news: the World Sherry Day already lasts a week long. Hurra!!!