High quality wines of Madrid origin.-First part

High quality wines of Madrid origin, Tagonius wines. The ideology of Tagonius is based on the elaboration of high quality wines. For this, in their warehouses they control the entire process of elaboration, from the harvest phase in the field to the bottling in their facilities. This whole process is done with a lot of meticulously and with some controls that make them different from the rest of the wineries and of course the result is the excellence of their wines.

 

 

 

 

 

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Garmon and San Román two wines with an accent.

Garmon and San Román two wines with an accent. With Garmón Continental the García complete his particular trilogy of wines and wineries in the Douro Valley -Mauro (Tudela de Duero) and San Román (Toro) – with an exciting and exclusive family project based on the vineyard, with tempranillo or red wine fine as the main protagonist, and that will not exceed 80,000 bottles per year.

 

 

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The world an the land of vermouth.- 2nd Part

The world and the land of vermouth. Today we will analyze in this second part of the vermouth analysis, the different types that are known in Spain.
Spain is very rich both in the consumption of vermouth, and in the manufacture of very different types of vermouth. Each region traditionally has its own manufacturing of vermouth types.

 

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The world and the land of vermouth.-Part 1ª

The world and the land of vermouth. Vermouth is much more than a drink. Define one of the favorite play activities. A social and gastronomic pleasure to enjoy in the bar of a bar of the lifetime, or in the morning of any Sunday with family or friends.
Vermouth is the perfect excuse for a good leisure time and, without a doubt, the king of the aperitif. Proof is that, far from going out of style, it takes more than ever.

 

 

 

 

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A century-old family business: wine and vermouth Martínez Lacuesta.

A century-old family business: wine and vermouth Martínez Lacuesta. The family business, Bodegas Martínez Lacuesta, founded in 1895 and present in 25 countries, was born in Haro at the end of the 19th century.
We can proudly say that next year we will be 125 years old. All the shareholders that make up the social mass of the business belong to the third, fourth and fifth generation of the family, says the CEO, Luis Martínez Lacuesta.
With him to dialogue with the tenor that this winery has reinvented vermouth, creating the first version aged in barrel.

 

 

 

 

 

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Quesos de calidad ecológicos y artesanales de Murcia con clase

Quesos de calidad ecológicos y artesanales de Murcia con clase, son los que fabrica CASA RUPERTO.

Es una empresa familiar, dedicada a la agricultura y a la ganadería, tiene su sede en la finca Casa Nueva, en la pedanía El Mirador en la localidad murciana de San Javier.

Aunque llevan poco tiempo en el sector, poco a poco se han ido haciendo hueco en el mismo, debido sobre todo a sus señas de identidad.

Producción propia y un trabajo manual y artesano en todo lo que hacen, y llevan a cabo, les da una calidad a sus quesos difícil de igualar. En estas dos cualidades es donde ponen diariamente a prueba todos sus sentidos y conocimientos.

 

 

 

 

 

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La gastronomía de Marruecos con otra mirada

La gastronomía de Marruecos con otra mirada. El Corte inglés ha celebrado estos días ‘Marruecos con otra mirada’. Unas jornadas para dar a conocer en profundidad la riqueza de Marruecos desde el punto de vista cultural, artístico o cultural.

Un evento de estas características solo se ha celebrado en Europa en el Reino Unido. En los emblemáticos grandes almacenes Harrods.

En la jornada de este jueves, el espacio Utopía de Madrid ha acogido un show cooking. Protagonizado por la cocinera marroquí residente en la localidad madrileña de Parla.

NEGHAFA ZIANA RAJAA, una de las mejores embajadoras de la tradicional cocina marroquí, que se realiza en las casas de Marruecos.

Esta cocinera nos hizo una demostración de la cocina de Marruecos dentro de las jornadas ‘Marruecos con otra mirada’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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An artisan cheese with its own stamp

An artisan cheese with its own stamp. The peculiar climatic characteristics of the island of Fuerteventura have allowed the development of an autochthonous goat breed; the Majorera goat With this milk the farmers of the area have been elaborating this cheese in a traditional way.

One of the historical cheese factories in this area is ARTESANOS LA VISTA. It is born from the hand of a couple of majoreros, Domingo Rodríguez and Agustina Martín.

They started with a handful of goats almost 30 years ago, making the right cheeses a week to live.

Over time they manage to increase their cattle to close to 1000 majoreras goats. But they have never abandoned tradition and craftsmanship, because each of their cheeses is still made by hand.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Productos para celiacos: cervezas y snack

Los productos para celiacos: cervezas y snack. El próximo lunes 27 de mayo se celebra el Día Nacional del Celiaco.  Una fecha dedicada a dar visibilidad a una afección que padece cerca de 1 millón de personas en España.

Y, aunque muchos son los alimentos que los intolerantes al gluten no pueden consumir y todavía numerosas las limitaciones de la oferta gastronómica actual, cada vez son más las marcas que, concienciadas con los afectados, deciden sumar a sus productos variedades sin gluten aptas para celiacos.

Entre ellas se encuentra Nómada Brewing, que incluye en su portfolio de cervezas artesanas Petricor y Hanami, dos variedades con un contenido en gluten inferior a 220 ppm (y, por tanto, consideradas ‘Sin gluten’), lo que las hace aptas para que los celiacos puedan disfrutar de una cerveza con personalidad.

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The wine Hacienda López de Haro Crianza

The wine Hacienda López de Haro Crianza, is a red wine, made with three types of grapes: Tempranillo, Garnacha and Graciano.
Its color is intense cherry red. It is a wine with a pleasant aroma, ripe fruit.
In the mouth it has a smooth step with fruity flavor very pleasant.
It is very easy to drink and it will not leave us indifferent, because it has an easy memory.

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The Prince Charming Blue Frizzante Verdejo wine

The Prince Azul Frizzante Verdejo wine, as its name suggests, is a blue wine, made with partially fermented Verdejo grapes. But really it is a blue wine.
In most cases the blue wine is a white wine, colored with a natural substance, called anthocyanins. It can also be obtained if you add a chemical called indigocin
This substance anthocyanin, is found in the skins of red grapes and in some fruits such as blackberries, plums or blueberries.
Blue wines can also be obtained from rosé wines, or red wines, although it is normal to obtain white wines, usually dry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The best wines to accompany a barbecue

The best wines to accompany a barbecue.  At the end it’s weekend, you have to enjoy the rest days with your colleagues, family or friends and then you can plan a barbecue on Sunday afternoon and invite everyone to enjoy the company.

You start to fix everything for the perfect moment.  You go to the supermarket to buy everything you need for example meat, tickets, accompaniment, but it takes something … wine to accompany it.

 

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What is the neck of the bottle and what is it for?

What is the neck of the bottle and what is it for? The first thing we will do is define the word gollete, its meaning.
It is defined neck to the top and front of the neck. In the bottles is the narrowest part of the bottles.
In the world of wine, the neck is the top part of the bottle, usually thicker to prevent the pressure of the cork from breaking the glass bottle.

 

 

 

 

 

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What is a horizontal tasting and a vertical tasting. Procedure and differences.

What is a horizontal tasting and a vertical tasting. Procedure and differences. Many times we hear about a vertical tasting, but we really know what it is about.
The tastings bring us many things besides the characteristics of a wine and its origins.
Also give us characteristics of the soil where they were made, or the effects of the climate where they have been grown.
The most common tastings are vertical and horizontal. Let’s see what it is and what differences exist between a vertical tasting and a horizontal tasting

 

 

 

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Qué es una cata horizontal y una cata vertical. Procedimiento y diferencias

Qué es una cata horizontal y una cata vertical. Procedimientos y diferencias. Muchas veces oímos hablar de una cata vertical, pero realmente sabemos de qué se trata.

Nos aportan muchas cosas además de las características de un vino y sus orígenes.

También nos aportan características del suelo donde se han elaborado, o los efectos del clima donde se han cultivado.

Las catas mas comunes son la vertical y la horizontal.Veamos en que consiste y que diferencias existen entre una cata vertical y una cata horizontal.

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The cellar Alonso Cuesta is the Grenache of the DOP Méntrida

The cellar Alonso Cuesta is the Grenache of the DOP Méntrida
To speak of the Grenache grape in the Méntrida appellation of origin, is to speak of Alonso Cuesta wineries.
The Méntrida DOP is located north of the province of Toledo (Spain), bathed by the river Alberche. This denomination of origin was born in 1976, by the impulse of some winemakers in the area.
Its wines have a graduation of 11º to 15,5º and have a fruity flavor in the mouth.
Alonso Cuesta winery, is one of the most representative wineries of this appellation of origin.

 

 

 

 

 

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La Bodega Alonso Cuesta es la garnacha de la DOP Méntrida

La Bodega Alonso Cuesta es la garnacha de la DOP Méntrida. Hablar de la uva garnacha en la denominación de origen Méntrida, es hablar de  Bodegas Alonso Cuesta.

La DOP Méntrida se encuentra al norte de la provincia de Toledo (España), bañada por el rio Alberche. Esta denominación de origen nace en 1976, por el impulso de unos vinicultores de la zona.

Sus vinos tienen una graduación de 11º a 15,5 º y presentan en la boca un sabor afrutado.

Bodegas Alonso Cuesta, es una de las bodegas más representativas de esta denominación de origen.

 

 

 

 

 

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En Sevilla la cocina de calidad y de temporada se llama Dmercao

En Sevilla la cocina de calidad y de temporada se llama Dmercao. Un restaurante que funde lo mejor de la cocina mediterránea, con el toque personal del chef Jorge Manfredi, para llenarnos de sensaciones el paladar.

Una cocina de productos de temporada, manejada de forma magistral por su chef.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What is veraison in the world of wine and its importance

What is the poison in the world of wine and its importance. The veraison is the magical moment when the grape acquires its properties of color and flavor that will then give a quality wine.
In short, it is one of the grape’s ripening process. In particular, it is the process where the grape begins to change color.

 

 

 

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Promises with a future in the Madrid Fusión 2019 contest

Promises with a future in the Madrid Fusion 2019 contest, are now a reality.
In this edition seven professional young chefs will compete for the 2019 Revelation Cook Award, in the XVII edition of this award.
The winner will be revealed on January 30 in the Congress auditorium.

 

By Ángel Marqués Avila. Journalist

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Would you know how to differentiate between a rosé wine and a claret wine?

Would you know how to differentiate between a rosé wine and a claret wine?. You could differentiate between a rosé wine and a claret wine. We know what are the differences between a rosé wine and a claret wine. Is it the same or is it not the same?
We will try to clarify these two concepts and types of wines.

 

 

 

 

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Las cosas que aporta el vino a nuestra salud

Las cosas que aporta el vino a nuestra salud. Son muchas las ventajas que tiene tomar vino  para nuestra salud.

No siempre conocemos estas ventajas, por ello dejamos aquí este video explicativo que aclara bastante esta cuestión. Mirar el video hasta el final.

Espero que os guste.

Las cosas que aporta el vino a nuestra salud

Si habéis terminado el video, habréis podido comprobar la cantidad de ventajas que aporta a nuestra salud una copa de vino diaria.

Pero de igual manera que aporta cosas positivas, el exceso de tomar vino también puede ser perjudicial para nuestra salud.

El secreto está en la moderación. Una copa de vino al día mejora la salud cerebral y evita el riesgo de demencia.

En artículos anteriores ya hablamos de los beneficios de tomar vino, pero este video explicativo es un resumen de ello, y mas cómodo de ver.

Disfrutar viendo el video.

 

Aceite Exclusivo y Diferente:Castillo de Canena.

Aceite Exclusivo y Diferente:Castillo de Canena. En su búsqueda de la excelencia, ha lanzado la edición limitada número XIII de su icónico Primer Día de Cosecha.

Un producto muy esperado durante todo el año. Fue pionero en su categoría, y resalta entre los aceites de alta gama por su cuidada obtención, aroma, sabor y calidad.

 

 

 

 

 

Articulo escrito por Ángel Marqués Avila

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