Poetry: Château Margaux by Francis Saltus Saltus

Poetry and the consumption of alcohol usually go hand in hand. And the American poet Francis Saltus Saltus was a perfect example of that theory. The born New Yorker was a big fan of booze and even started his own drinking posse, that would gather at Billy Moulds’ bar in Manhattan’s University Place. Saltus and his…

Ain’t that the truth?!

,,A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner.  ‘Much obliged’, he said, pushing the plate aside. ‘I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills’.” French lawyer and politician Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

A huge blow for the Bulgarian wine lover

Today I received some shocking news. I was just cruising through posts of some blogs we follow when I stumbled upon a post by my friend Annie, She’s an Albanian young woman, studying in Bulgaria with a passion for baking. Ready to read about some new delicious treats, the cold news hit me extra hard.…

Red wine, the best diet to a superslim figure

Are you worried about your weight? Can’t you lose those extra kilos no matter how much you watch your diet and work out? You might want to consider a diet of red wine. The Purdue University (United States) discovered in 2012 that the compound piceatannol in this drink (also in grapes and some other fruits)…

Georgia, home of the oldest wine tradition in the world

It’s still not really sure which people or tribe discovered the great invention of wine. However the oldest civilization that is known for it’s wine drinking were not the Romans or the ancient Greeks, but the Georgians. Say what? Yes that country in the Caucasus between Russia and Turkey. We told you about their cure…