vega sicilia una de las mejores bodegas del mundo

Vega Sicilia: One of the best wineries in the world

Have you heard of Vega Sicilia? Surely you have, if you are passionate about viticulture and you are interested in knowing the best wineries in the world. And, why not tell all the trajectory that has Vega Sicilia, one of the best wineries in the world, and has also contributed to the prestige of the Spain brand. Vega Sicilia has a long legacy and we invite you to know it.

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The 7 gastronomic wonders that better represent Spain

As we all already know, Spain has a great cultural, touristic and gastronomic richness. Is for this reason, by which each year we are visited by million of tourists.

There are great efforts that are being made to make Spanish cuisine to be recognized as world heritage. Thus it expressed, the last month of may, by the Minister of education Iñigo Méndez de Vigo to the genertal Director of the UNESCO Irina Bokoba. Allianz Global Assistance wanted to contribute in a small way to the same cause. Do you know how?

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Does it affect the Designation of Origin in the quality of products

Does it affect the Designation of Origin in the quality of products?

Maybe sometime you’ve wondered what is the difference between consuming products with designation of origin and products that are not. And surely you used it to refer to quality products as can be wines, cheeses, meats, etc. but do you know what is it? if so, does it affect the Designation of Origin in the quality of products?

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original spanish sangria

How to prepare original Spanish sangría

Have you heard about original the Spanish sangría? It is one of the most popular drinks in the spanish summer. Owes its name to its colour which remind to blood ( in spanish “sangre”). Thus it must be done always with red wine. It is also frecuently done with white wine or cava (sparkling white wine from a specific area in Catalonia) but this variant should be called “white sangría”. Continue reading

Serving wine at room temperature or cold?

Serving wine at room temperature or cold?

Enjoying a good wine is not just a matter of choosing a good reserve wine. If you like wine and want to make the most of it, you must educate yourself and acquire some basic knowledge on how to use each type of wine. It’s not necessary to be an expert oenologist. Having in mind certain guidelines will be more than enough.

Perhaps it has arisen to you the doubt if serving cold wine or at room temperature. Each wine requires a situation and a proper type of food, an optimal preservation and an ideal serving temperature. Knowing these generalities will make you succeed as host of a social, family or employment lunch meeting. Continue reading

to fill out a glass of wine

How to fill out a glass of wine?

Fill a glass of wine with the right amount has his little trick and raison d ‘ être. There are a few quantities for each type of wine, which will make the Cup more enjoyable and unfold the full potential of the wine you are drinking.

The general rule suggests that the Cup should be filled up to the widest part of the same but there are a few tips for each type of wine to offer all its nuances. Continue reading

If it stinks, mistakes when eating cheese

‘If it stinks, it is bad’: the most common mistakes when eating cheese

Cheese is one of the great inventions of mankind: it is amazing how starting from something as simple as the milk of sheep, cow or goat, our ancestors of 4,000 years ago were able to create this versatile delight that it manages a picnic – in the form of helpful sandwich – which makes great dinner gourmet. Recurrent as pecking, this delicacy is so common in our dishes that we think we know everything of it. And it is not always the case. Either at the time of the purchase, during the tasting or conservation, small errors can make it less pleasant to the joyful time of put a piece of cheese in the mouth. A group of experts help us fix them. Continue reading