The American Spirit Conquers New Territories Once More

Bourbon Whiskey becomes consolidated and independent. It leaves John Wayne and the Far West behind, and is now an elegant, universal drink that has conquered new generations. Change is everywhere: the variety in whisky, the number of distillers, experimental whiskies....

The new Mexican Revolution

Tequila and Mezcal go out to conquer the world. A new, worldwide revolution is under way from Mexico.  It points out the habits of urban culture in the Twenty First Century, and comes from afar, although Tequila’s denomination of origin was acknowledged in 1975, and...

The Favorite Grape

One wants to know and fast, especially if one has been commissioned to buy some bottles for a get-together among friends, colleagues or one’s couple. Which is the most famous White Wine based on a Star Grape? Which is the Second? In the...

Happily, the Bar is not what it used to be

With the onset of the Twenty First Century, the old, traditional bar has come to an end. I you have one from the Twentieth Century, check your bottles. You’ll probably have to get new things. You obviously consider bottles with old, famous names...

Aphrodisiacs at the Table and in your Glass

In gastronomy, the distance between those who believe in aphrodisiacs and those who believe in Cooking for Two is huge, as big as that which separates militant vegetarians from those addicted to pork ribs. Eating specialists –those present in...

BBQ, Rotisseries, and proper drinks

Historians dedicated to the study of food, state that when man entered the kitchen for the first time, he grilled something and had a bottle of water at hand which surely wasn’t water, but that was used  “To fight the heat of the fire and sun”....

Three Keys for Enhancing the Enjoyment of Wine and Cheese

First Key The Golden Rule doesn’t exist In recent years both wine and cheese have changed greatly. The trend today is towards white wine as a replacement of red wine with cheese, especially if it has an even, soft white texture. Until the...

The Successful Climb of a Drink with History

It’s becoming a favorite on the red carpet runways where until recently it was mentioned only at the end. Some years back, in 2001, the expert, Dave Broom had already remarked that: “Rum is the forgotten distillate.” This Scottish writer (major...

3 glasses with notions for Enhancing the Enjoyment of WINE

I offer you here in three glasses, notions that can become a reality in helping you enhance the enjoyment of wine. The most expensive wine in the world is the best (or not?) No. When a bottle proclaims to be the most expensive in the world, it’s...

5 excellent tips for understanding VODKA

The seduction of Vodka starts in the brain. What one imagines, presumes and knows about each brand is a controlled sensorial construct that speaks before the drink can say something. That’s a novelty; hence vodka is the current, modern drink...

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