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20/04/2015

Wine books you must read to celebrate World Book Day

The April 23 is a significant date. Is Sant Jordi, and in Catalonia, Spain, is celebrated the day of the rose and the book, and for some years, this day has also been named as World Book Day. If you are a wine lover, you can not miss these wine books. Ask for them as gift!

Celebrity Vineyards, Nick Wise. This book collects some of the most famous and world's leading ...

17/04/2015

The most common flaws of wine II

There are many factors that can determine that a wine is in poor condition, has a bad taste or followed a bad process of elaboration. After seeing some of the most common flaws of wine, we show you some more for you to have them in mind.

Sulphur dioxide. It is used in some processes of wine making and this can lead to strong flavours and rotten smell. This may not be...

15/04/2015

Grapes that have crossed borders and their most common food pairings

Do you know which grapes are the most popular ones? And which are the best pairings for them? Don't miss the infographic which we have elaborated just for you in order to offer you some information about the most common grapes as well as some pairings, so that you can enjoy their taste even more. And all that in the most simple and effective way! Discover and share!

13/04/2015

The most common flaws of wine

Although currently the processes that mark the wine elaboration have changed a lot, we can still notice some flaws in a wine we consume. Either by oxidation, strong smell or some strange taste, is not always easy to identify the most common faults in wine. Let's know what they are.

Taste of vinegar. Surely you've noticed sometimes a little sour taste in wine. It is also...

10/04/2015

Casavecchia: a grape of Italian origin conquering Argentina

When we talk about grape varieties we tend to always think about the same, also depending on our place of origin: Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Pinot Grigio, Muscat... But we also must know that there are plenty of local varieties, little known, that throughout history have been widely cultivated but for one reason or another, have been moving gradually away...

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...

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...

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...