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Wine tip: Est! Est !! Est !!!

Est! Est !! Est !!! di Montefiascone is an unforgettable name for a wine named after a special story. In the year 1111 the German bishop Johannes Fugger traveled to Rome. On his way to Lazio, he asked his servant Martin to find a good…
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Blue wine, a hit on terraces this summer?

It looks more like a sports drink or windshield wiper fluid than wine, but blue wine seems to be popular on restaurant terraces in 2016. Horeca Connoisseurs declared blue wine as the terrace hit of the summer. Vincent Janssen, importer of…
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No plans this weekend? Have a wine with your cat

First, there was an organic beer for dogs, Dawg Grog.  Now there is a wine for cats called Nyan Nyan Nouveau. Neither contains alcohol. The beer for dogs is made from spent grains, vegetable broth and a supplemental powder. It's meant to be…
Belgians drink the most on holiday (Photo: Ibiza.nl)
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Belgians drink the most on holiday

With an average of 3.7 drinks per day, Belgians are the biggest drinkers among European holidaymakers.  This results from a study conducted by the travel website Zoover, surveying 4.000 Europeans from 10 different countries. Dutch…
expatsHaarlem living on the edge: drinking Chianti wine
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Myth busted: Red wine and chocolate don't make you live longer.

It has been common knowledge for decades: There is something in red wine that also happens to pop up in the chocolate ingredient list and is super healthy! This substance makes up for the bad effects of saturated fat and alcohol and prevents…