You Better Try Basi Maria Mulled Wine This Christmas Season

Despite the rather mild cold front experienced in the Philippines during the holidays, Christmas will always be a good excuse to indulge in piping hot dishes and beverages. Last year, we did not share our mulled wine recipe but this year is different because we finally found the time to mix up a few things and try it out, etc. etc. 

Basi del Diablo Winemaker Announces Love for Carrot Cake Manila

Carrot Cake Manila, a shop in Tandang Sora that is famous for its yummy carrot cake, now carries Ilocano wine brand Basi del Diablo. While that is one of the reasons why Basi del Diablo loves the bakery, “the basi-carrot cake relationships goes way back,” according to Sissel Salucop, Salucop Group, Inc.’s finance chief and…

Basi del Diablo, Bellagio Thank Wine Pairing Night Guests

“We are lucky that we have the support of our friends here in Ilocos Norte. Their attendance means a lot to us especially now that the wines are still in its early stages commercially,” Sigrid Salucop, the brand’s director and the CEO of Salucop Group, Inc says. 

Chef Makes Italian Sausage Using Basi Maria

An American chef now based in Paoay is using local wine Basi Maria to make authentic Italian sausage. Smoke Bar and Restaurant owner Chris Stolk often experiment in the kitchen for his menu and his Italian sausage is getting great reviews. Currently used at the restaurant as a topping for its mouthwatering pizzas, Smoke’s Italian…

Basi del Diablo Now Accepts Orders for Christmas 2019

It’s only July but Salucop Group Inc.’s (SGI) wine brand is now accepting orders for Christmas 2019. The announcement came out through a post on social networking site Facebook, encouraging customers to place their orders as early as today, July the 3rd. According to the wines’ director and SGI’s CEO Sigrid Salucop, the move is…

Bellagio GM Recommends Virginia Blush

The general manager of Bellagio Hills Hotel and Restaurant in Paoay, Ilocos Norte recently posted a flattering review of Basi del Diablo’s Virginia Blush, according to Salucop Group’s chief Sigrid Salucop. A post from the establishment’s GM, Allan Tuppil, said that the pink wine is “both manly and sophisticated”. “I’ve tried it, la,” the general…

Smoke’s Chef Introduces Basi Puro in ‘Becoming Filipino’ Video

The chef and owner of Smoke Bar and Restaurant mentions Basi del Diablo’s Basi Puro in a new video by Kyle Jennermann, the host of Becoming Filipino. The video logger and his friends were served with Chef Chris Stolk’s tasty laing and Smokey Poqui along with a few shots of Basi del Diablo’s pure sugarcane…

Basidina Now Available at Chef Luz Angela’s Kitchen

Basi del Diablo’s crisp white wine Basidina is now available at Chef Luz Angela’s Kitchen at Kingfisher Kitesurfing Hotel in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. Located at a topnotch destination for kitesurfing and kiteboarding enthusiasts, the chef’s kitchen is among the most relaxed spaces in the region. It offers a great view of the sea and gets…

Join Us At Smoke This Valentine’s

Basi del Diablo variants De La Bodega and Basi Maria will be served along with great food at Smoke Bar & Restaurant in Paoay on Valentine’s, a gastronomic treat that will surely satisfy the most discerning guests. The chef, Chris Stolk, posted the menu on social networking site Facebook last week. It was followed by…