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Drinks in Uvinum's blog

24/07/2015

Tequila leads the boom of luxury spirits

The main luxury brands of tequila are being supported by famous singers and actors, such as George Clooney. This is one of the reasons why spirits are going through one of their sweetest moments.

Tequilas are gradually positioning themselves as luxury spirits and their billings worldwide are increasing, mainly in the United States. While whiskey and cognac still...

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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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 ...

5/06/2015

Fall in love or drink wine and be happy!

Alcohol consumption could be related with what we feel when we are in love. Not what we say, but a neuroscience study by the University of Birmingham, which states that when one drinks a bit too much, his or her behaviour is similar to that of a person in love. And that thanks to oxytocin, the so called “love hormone”.

Oxytocin is an important brain chemical for...

5/02/2013

Poets and their favourite drinks

Drinks and poetry have always been linked and people dare to say that it was alcohol that inspired some of the greatest poets and writers of all times. Alcohol may have an influence on creativity but for  sure what doesn't make Shakespeare and Co  fall into oblivion was their great talent.(or we want to believe that!) Anyway, as expected, also poets and writers had their...

3/12/2012

The favourite drinks of celebrities

The variety of drinks on the market is so big that every decision we take, directly reflects our preferences and personality. Today I want to inform you about the favourite drinks of some celebrities.

Queen Elizabeth II: The favourite drinks of the Queen are Gin and Dubonnet with two ice cubes and one slice of lemon without seeds. This information became public...

21/11/2012

The best vodkas

Vodka is a type of distillate that can be spelled in different ways: Vodka, Wodka, Vodca,... What is out of any discussion is that it is one of the most universal alcohol types.

The origin of the vodka could also be a reason for discussions. It's not well known if it has polish or russian origins but the original word meant "water of life". From there the diminutive "vodca"...

7/11/2012

The best drinks for a corporate event

Many of you will be already fully at work. Now comes a new year full of exhibitions, events and company presentations. If you are organizing a corporate event, you must take into account what beverages will be served to make it a success.

If you are going to invite clients or partners overseas to this act, it's essential to offer Spanish DO wine. We can make a selection of...

31/03/2012

Cannabis absinthe, the new fashion drink

Ernest Hemingway, Oscar Wilde and Pablo Ruiz Picasso have many things in common, besides being a fundamental part of the latest Woody Allen film "Midnight in Paris" script, which won an Oscar for its originality. It is said that the 3 of them shared a passion for the green devil which made its way inside their minds leaving them momentarily blank.

Absinthe has been banned...

23/12/2011

Screwdriver cocktail, the perfect combination

The world of cocktails is exciting. Now more than ever we find different types, provided by the bartender?s imagination, the experts in this job. Soft, sweet, with an exotic touch, with alcohol or natural, you choose the one you prefer.

When it comes to talk about the classic and most popular cocktails, the screwdriver takes the top score, mainly because it is very easy to...