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20/05/2015

South Africa reaches its highest revenues in wine exports

South Africa hit a record high level of revenue from wine exports, growing its turnover by 6.3% in 2014 thanks to sparkling wines and packaged wines.

South Africa is the ninth wine producer country in the world and has been recognized as a wine zone for over 300 years.

South Africa, along with Chile and Argentina, was affected by high harvests in the northern...

18/05/2015

London Wine Week is coming, don't miss it!

The London Wine Week is starting today, since it that takes place from 18 to 24 May. Don't miss a program full of novelties, tastings, lectures and wine tours by the best spots in town.

Over 100 establishments in the city will offer wine within a route that visitors can not miss, in order to discover new varieties. This route is part of the event and participants can...

8/05/2015

Drinking wine makes us more beautiful

Since Roman times wine was already used to beautify the skin. A number of treatments use grape seeds to achieve greater oxygenation of the epidermis and hydration. So, besides its good properties for the body, wine makes us more beautiful also externally.

The idea has come down to our times, since in the very XXI century several studies show that wine makes us more...

4/05/2015

Recipes with wine: a spring menu you can not miss

If you're looking for some inspiration to design a healthy and delicious menu this spring, be sure to read these recipes with wine.

Starter: Mushrooms in White Wine Sauce

This recipe, ideal for 2 people, has the delicate flavour of mushrooms complemented with a touch of white wine without overpowering their taste. Mushrooms strengthen the immune system, being rich in...

29/04/2015

Bars to drink a good wine in Rome

When you walk through Rome it is best to put aside the idea of pub to discover wine bars. In Rome wine bars may have different styles and one of the qualities they have is that if you try a good wine, you have the option to buy a bottle and take it home.

1. Il Goccetto, Via dei Banchi Vecchi 14:

This wine bar open since 1983 has a rustic style and it's located in the...

27/04/2015

May day is coming... let's drink a good wine!

As May Day is coming, we would like to share with you some wines that will make you have the best celebration ever. Let you seduce with these soft and beautiful wines, cheers!

 

Red Wines Viña Tondonia Reserva 2001

Viña Tondonia Reserva 2001 is a red wine of the Rioja DO which blend contains garnacha tinta and viura of 2001 and 12.50º of volume of alcohol....

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...