15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in Ljubljana

On 22 and 23 November 2012 Ljubljana will host the traditional 15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in the Grand hotel Union. More: http://en.slovenskifestivalvin.si/

Happy news for winelovers: STACKT wine storage

In a world of boring, traditional, and downright tacky wine racks, STACT sets a new standard for simplicity, usability, and style.  Transform your wine collection into an elegant showpiece. Crafted from aircraft-grade anodized aluminum and premium wood veneers. Winelover Jamie Kasza and his team at STACT are developing and marketing wine storage solutions for people … Continue reading

Golden Stars and Golden Crowns for Slovenian wines in Italian wine guide Vini Buoni D’Italia

For the first time Slovenian wines of Primorska region (so Istria, Karst, Vipava and Brda – regions which are bordering with Italy) will be included into Italian wine guide Vini buoni d’Italia (Touring Club). Slovenian wines got excellent votes – many of them received 4 stars, 12 wines instead went even to finale for the … Continue reading

Same wine, different price – depending of the day of the week

“A large and extensive wine list is a luxury and requires care and effort in its management.” So says Sebastiano de Corato, sales and marketing manager of Cantina Rivera, who also suggests that managing a wine by the glass service is demanding for most restaurateurs. It is preferable, inasmuch, to have fewer labels, as suggested … Continue reading

Terroir Vino – 7th Edition – Where wine, people and the web meet

Monday June 13th 2011 Magazzini del Cotone, Genoa Ancient Port With the support of: Regione Liguria, Provincia di Genova, Comune di Genova TerroirVino (http://www.terroirvino.com) was created by TigullioVino.it. This wine portal, created in April 2000, has become the reference for wine and food information on the Web in Italy. The project consists in presenting to the trade … Continue reading

Age your own whiskey kit by Woodinville

What whiskey lover wouldn’t want the chance to age their own whiskey? Now’s your chance with the Age Your Own Whiskey Kit from Woodinville. The Age Your Own Whiskey Kit includes two 750 ml bottles of 110 proof White Dog un-aged whiskey, a 2 liter aging barrel, pouring funnel, two tasting glasses, and step-by-step instructions. … Continue reading

Launch of new Jack Daniel’s based ready-to-drink beverages

“Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey announces the release of its new Tennessee Whiskey-based ready-to-drink beverages in the United States. Scheduled to hit shelves in March in most U.S. markets, the perfectly mixed beverages offer consumers a convenient way to enjoy the legendary Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 with some of America’s favorite mixers. For the Jack … Continue reading

Camitz – the Sparkling Vodka

If you want to celebrate with something a little bit different, you could find yourself drinking this truly original 40% alcohol by volume (abv) sparkling vodka. Camitz Sparkling Vodka is a unique 100% all natural and refreshing Sparkling Vodka made in Sweden. They use only the highest quality grain from the celebrated wheat fields of … Continue reading

Purity Vodka: pure, full-bodied, complex and loaded with character

Purity Vodka is the result of a long lasting quest to redefine vodka, bringing character to a spirit which by tradition is more one of image and style rather than substance. Daring to stand out from the crowded cluster of neutral, mainstream vodkas, Purity has not been made to please everyone. It is full-bodied, complex … Continue reading

The story of Absinthe and the Green Fairy

The Green Fairy is the English translation of La Fee Verte, the affectionate French nickname given to the celebrated absinthe drink in the nineteenth century. The nickname stuck, and over a century later, “absinthe” and “Green Fairy” continue to be used interchangeably by devotees of the potent green alcohol. Mind you, absinthe earned other nicknames, too: poets and … Continue reading