Ricette tipiche e tradizionali della Polinesia

Il periodo migliore per un viaggio in Polinesia è tra maggio e novembre, prima della stagione umida e dei tifoni ed è anche il periodo migliore perché la natura è al suo massimo rigoglio e il cibo polinesiano viene preparato con materie prime sempre fresche. La cucina polinesiana è un sapiente mix di culture gastronomiche locali, francesi e cinesi (asiatiche per estensione). Le preparazioni tradizionali...

Tutto ciò che c’è da sapere sulle cantinette vino

L'acquisto di una cantinetta per il vino è consigliato a tutti gli appassionati che hanno la necessità di conservare le proprie bottiglie in modo sicuro ed efficace. Questo strumento fa in modo che il vino venga mantenuto a una temperatura sempre uguale e, soprattutto, al livello di umidità di cui ha bisogno, senza sbalzi che potrebbero alterare la sua qualità....

Nel vigneto e in cantina con il calendario lunare

Riprendo la descrizione delle attività di cura del vigneto biologico impiantato nel modesto appezzamento adiacente alla casa colonica nell’autunno di qualche anno fa, resoconto che ho interrotto nel mese di giugno, dopo aver provveduto alla potatura delle cime dei tralci, andati ben oltre l'altezza consentita, durante le fasi di “Luna Crescente” La...

Vino è sempre più rosa anche nel consumo

E’ donna il 41% dei consumatori di vino. Nell’ambito enologico, il ruolo femminile è sempre più importante. Le produttrici oggi rappresentano il 30% delle aziende italiane, ma anche le sommelier hanno superato il 40%. Al ristorante le signore hanno smesso di sentirsi imbarazzate . Questo è emerso da dati diffusi dall’Associazione Donne del vino, che si sono riunite...

Significati e differenze nella classificazione degli spumanti

Acquistando una bottiglia di vino spumante, quei vini caratterizzati dalla produzione di spuma dovuta alla presenza all'interno della stessa di anidride carbonica, vi sarete certamente accorti che su ogni etichetta è presente, oltre alla marca e all’azienda vinicola di provenienza, una parola che identifica una qualità dello spumante. La Commissione Europea ha, infatti, stilato...

a Viareggio ACQUASALATA

    E’ IL MARE, IL SALMASTRO, LA SABBIA ECCO ACQUASALATA   Versilia, la storia di una famiglia legata al mare       Mare azzurro, vele tese verso il sole, sabbie di velluto, leggero refolo di vento sotto gli ombrelli colorati, estate attesa tutto l’anno; un fazzoletto di spiaggia, lo sguardo verso le vette della Pania, il profilo severo della Dormiente, la...

Weddings and wine: a great marriage

From several years Italy has become the subject of a phenomenon called "destination wedding". A trend where more and more couples of foreign spouses decide to come to get married in our country. There are many reasons that push a foreign couple to get married in Italy. Many of them are in love with Italy since a previous trip. In other cases one of the sposuses is Italian. Or more simply...

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT IN PALERMO?

Every year they are more always the university students that choose the city of Palermo for their run of studies. It will be perhaps for the good kitchen, the air of sea, the natural and landscape beauties. Done is it that, from every part of Italy, the universities palermitanes are track floods of desirous students to learn and to acquire the tools to find their space and role in the world of the...

Prestigiosi riconoscimenti per Brunello Bottega

  BRUNELLO BOTTEGA VALUTATO DA DECANTER TRA I PRIMI 5 DEL 2010     La prestigiosa rivista inglese Decanter ha attribuito a Il Vino dei Poeti Brunello di Montalcino Docg Bottega (annata 2010) un punteggio d’eccezione di 95/100 e un conseguente giudizio: “Outstanding” (eccezionale). Da sottolineare che, su 99 vini partecipanti, il Brunello Bottega si è piazzato tra i migliori 5, davanti a produttori...

Spring out of your daily routine and into wine country!

The weather is warming up, flowers are blooming, Easter candy is filling the shelves in every store, and suddenly we have to move our clocks forward and lose a precious hour of sleep. It can only mean one thing…spring is coming! As much as you may want to crawl back into hibernation and beg for […] Ken’s Wine Guide Blog Including Wine Ratings, Wine Reviews, Red Wines, White Wines, Champagne,...

How to Plan a Wine Vacation in Tuscany

Tuscany could be called a triple threat – breathtaking scenery, delicious cuisine, and amazing wines. It’s not hard to see why it’s considered one of the most iconic vacation destinations in the world, especially for wine lovers. But it can be a difficult place to plan a wine vacation. Most travelers to Tuscany follow the […] Ken’s Wine Guide Blog Including Wine Ratings, Wine...

Say I Love You, to Wine!

Just because Valentine’s Day is over, doesn’t mean the romance has to stop! Keep the sparks flying by showing some love for your one true soul mate who will never let you down …wine! Touring & Tasting has picked out some romantic getaways in wine country that are sure to impress that special someone! Red […] Ken’s Wine Guide Blog Including Wine Ratings, Wine Reviews, Red Wines,...

No More Wine-ing About Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we know you’ve been refreshing your Pinterest feed tirelessly, searching for the perfect recipes for this year’s menu. While we would never want to replace Grandma’s family secret, we have hand selected a few recipes that we think everyone around your table would be thankful for! We know […] Ken’s Wine Guide Blog Including Wine...

The 12 Days of Wine-Mas

Twas the night before Wine-mas, when all through the vines, Not a creature was stirring through the grapes grown in lines, During harvest the grapes are each handpicked with care, With hopes of being bottled as a delicious wine to share. Wine-lovers were all buzzed […] Ken’s Wine Guide Blog Including Wine Ratings, Wine Reviews, Red Wines, White Wines, Champagne, & Wine Gifts

Best Bubbles of 2014! Sparkling Wine and Champagne Recommendations

As we approach New Year’s Eve on Wednesday evening, we always post our favorite sparklers and Champagnes just before the big night so readers can pick up some bubbles just in time for their celebrations. We certainly hope you can try a few of these and ring in the New Year on a […] Ken’s Wine Guide Blog Including Wine Ratings, Wine Reviews, Red Wines, White Wines, Champagne, &...

New Year, New You!

Are you tired of the same ‘ole New Years Resolutions year after year? At the start of the New Year gym parking lots fill up, fridges are full of fruits and veggies, and Pinterest boards light up with “get fit” inspiration. However, come February the gym rats get their front row spots back, your Pinterest […] Ken’s Wine Guide Blog Including Wine Ratings, Wine Reviews,...

Marketing Ideas To Help Expand South African Business

The lack of a boot also makes the hatchback a great deal lighter than most sedans. This means that it has a tendency to use less fuel. This is because the engine has to push or pull along less weight so it does not need as much fuel to produce the power required to move the car which leads to lowered fuel consumption. Best play in this market is Toronto Stock Exchange listed Gran Colombia Gold (TSX...

Music Is Life In Africa

I am inviting you to transcribe your story don’t get tangled up in emotions, because what you need now is to let your EGO self the intellect tell its story. It needs to heard, maybe it was never heard by anybody. Now its time to be the parent and listen to your inner child. Not sorenowned was Sabbatini’sunexpected withdrawal from Woods’ 2007 TargetChallenge sout african wine tasting...

Wine Barrel Wealth And Hidden Opportunities For The Astute

You can also visit different sites by going on a guided tour. Visit ancient, historical places or enjoy a small rural town with its amazing cuisine and Spanish culture. Get an itinerary to help you with the details of the places along the way and the route. This gives you a heads-up on what to expect. Before going on one of these tours, make sure to find out whether the accommodations are included...

Delicious Types Of South African Desserts

When it comes to gambling there are several really big gambling complexes in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth. They cater to all and several themes are explored. One of this writer’s favorites is called Monte-casino and can be found in the north of Johannesburg. There are several high quality hotels all around in the area and since the exchange rate currently...