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Breaded prawns with pistachio nuts in peanut sauce

Luča 2012 Luča 2012 is a very interesting blend of three international white varieties: Pinot Blanc 35%, Sauvignon 35% and Chardonnay 30%.

Peach, citrus fruit, pineapple, honey, and minerality – make a harmonious aromatic frame of this very juicy, white wine. It is full and smooth on the palate, filled with fruit and fine acids. In the aftertaste, it expresses sharp dryness and fruity-spicy character, leaving a long, refreshing impression.

It matches perfectly with the texture and structure of this crispy-creamy food, with original flavours and tastes of prawns, pistachios, and peanuts, while in the aftertaste lingers elegant fruity freshness of the wine.

 

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Wine and bar tips from the professionals to help plan your next soirée. … If you’re hosting a party or event, here are some entertaining tips from our wine host.

The most memorable events are the get-togethers where the host has invested thought into small touches for the pleasure of his/her guests  … reaping a rich harvest of accolades and appreciation. If you’re hosting a party or event, here are some entertaining tips that will help make your guests feel pampered and keep you engaged with your guests.

 

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The first Sip

Plantaže are opening their famous wine cellars and tasting rooms in Montenegro and inviting you to enjoy the very first sips of the exciting and robust wines from their 2016 harvest.  You will have the chance to explore the vineyards, tasting the grapes (both local and world-famous varieties) that grow in stony limestone-dominant soil, at an altitude of 44.5m, under 10-12 hours of sun per day. This area, by the Skadar Lake is known for its quality grape production due to the ideal combination of climate, soil and natural conditions that produce grapes with a balanced proportion of sugars and acids.  Plantaže uses state of the art technology to turn these top-quality grapes into world-famous wines. Your journey through their vineyards will have your taste buds popping.

 

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Will it be Tequila or Mescal Tonight?
Essential knowledge for the wise traveler

Here’s a taste bud adventure that’ll get you into “exotic travel mode” at home:  Smoky mescal, fresh grapefruit juice and Cocchi Americano blended into Mexican bliss! (This road-wise drink was invented by Scott Baird, senior mixologist for the Comal restaurant in Berkeley. Cocchi Americano is a sweet Italian aperitif wine you should be able to find locally.)

Do You Have the Spirit of a Traveler or Total Couch Potato?

So, are you a little bit of a risk-taker for the sake of adventure? You can be fairly sure of what you’ll get with tequila because it is highly regulated, but a sample of mescal is like taking a little walk on the wild side! (Mescal can be made with many different kinds of agave while tequila can only be made with one.)

The Difference Between Tequila and Mescal

While tequila and mescal both come from agave, not all mescals are tequilas.

Tequila is only made from one kind of agave and cannot be made elsewhere by law(!) Tequila is made in five official regions of Mexico, including the area around the town of Tequila: Michoacán, Guanajuato, Nayarit, Tamaulipas and Jalisco.

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