Wine And Christmas Blues

Christmas is often associated with happiness but beyond the glittering lights are souls that are thoroughly unhappy. I know what it’s like to be depressed during this time of year and I know how painful it is to have to deal with this kind of shit while everyone’s grinning from from ear to ear. I know how you feel, believe me.

Wine, Heartbreak, And Conversations About Love

But I had to say goodbye because it was time to say goodbye, because there is nothing more to look forward to, because he never tried, because I don’t want to be the only one fighting for a love that was never really there – a love that only I believed existed, because I was miserable, because he never really loved me – not one bit.

Oh My Glob, It’s Almost Christmas

Are you ready for Noche Buena? Christmas is going to be fun this year because my brothers are coming home and by home I mean Hong Kong – where we are based right now. Being the only daughter, I will be preparing Noche Buena. My mother relinquished her throne when it comes to this activity…

How A Bottle Of Basi del Diablo Helps Farms

A bottle of wine from Basi del Diablo helps farms in the Ilocos region. But how does the company do that? The Basi Industry is a dying industry with many of the winemakers belonging to ages 70 to 100. (Yes, some are even over a hundred years old!) And because many of these winemakers’ children…

Why You Should Give Gifts This Christmas

The holiday season has begun and consumers are feeling the pressure. Ideas of what to give to family and friends abound as stores and brands push ads, deals, and discounts onto our faces. Although Christmas has been highly commercialised for the longest time, holiday shopping has become both a beloved and hated tradition. But why do we spend time in traffic in Manila just to buy gifts for Christmas?

Basi del Diablo Minimises Carbon Footprint

To minimise its carbon footprint, Basi del Diablo Wines has decided to do its small, door-to-door deliveries around the Metro Manila area through the help of bike riders.

Why We Make Wine

We love the Philippines and it has always been our aim to contribute to rural development because that is where most Filipinos come from -not the busy streets of Manila.

We love Manila, the Philippine capital, just the same but for us to contribute to the country’s heart, we must supply lifeblood into its many veins.