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1/12/2014

Learn about solidarity initiatives around wines and spirits!

On December 1st is celebrated once again, World AIDS Day, an initiative to educate people about the importance of this disease, its consequences and how to avoid it. Therefore, during these weeks, there are many initiatives that you have at your disposal to fight against AIDS. One is Red.org, which counts with sponsors such as Apple and Belvedere vodka brand.

Red.org...

24/02/2014

Pork tenderloin with Oporto: recipes with wine

Looking for a simple and delicious dish to prepare for 4 or 5 person? Think about the pork in Porto. This is a very healthy recipe made in the oven. In addition to being simple to do, it is nutritious. This is a great idea for special dinners. You don’t only prepare a good meal. The best interest of pork in port is that you can enjoy time with your guests instead of being...

8/01/2014

French or American oak?

When we speak of oak, it always seems that there is unanimity that the French oak is better than the American oak. It is said that one can see it in the wines which aged in those barrels. The wood also leaves its mark on the precious perfumed wines, much more in the French ones than when it was a barrel from US. 

This was demonstrated by Matías Calleja, a winemaker...

1/11/2013

How to have a small cellar at home

Any fan of the magnificent wine world already thought about making a small cellar in his house, and not only because they want to have good brand in perfect state available at any time, but also because he can buy wine on favorable condition: he acquires them without completing their aging and then allowed to complete it at home, while the market value multiplies.

28/10/2013

The origin of wine

There are two myths about the origins of fermentation. The first is that the beer was "invented" or more accurately, discovered by chance. The second, that the wine was also an accident. It is highly unlikely that, given the elegantly simple and yet so complex brewing process, the beer was no more than a coincidence. The same goes for the wine, although it is likely that our ...

21/10/2013

How to remove the smell of wine cork

The American food popularizer Harold McGee published some time ago in a U.S. newspaper a curious article in which, with his usual dose of good humor as well as scientific rigor, he spoke about the delicate organoleptic balance of the wine and how easily we can “spoil " a good wine according to the materials with which it may enter in contact.

16/10/2013

The best Bierzo wines in 2013 by Parker

As always, when the brand Parker visits a DO, the waiting time is long. We all want to know what are the best wines of Bierzo 2013, according to Parker. Moreover, the last visit, in 2011, was the origin of the Jay Miller controversy, and there has been an interest in how Luis Gutierrez punctuation would evolve. The result: by examining the Bierzo 2013 wines Parker tasted...

11/10/2013

How to quickly cool your beer

At certain times of year, like summer, some drinks heat up quickly, losing its freshness and flavor. This is the case of beer, which warm or hot, it doesn’t taste the same and isn’t as good on the palate. The beer should be drunk chilly to take away the heat. To cool it quickly, we have some options.

We can put the beer in a large bowl filled with water and ice. It is...