Why You Should Get De La Bodega After The Lockdown

Once COVID-19 is banished by a powerful vaccine, the lockdown in the Philippines will be lifted and everyone of legal age will be able to drink alcohol again. While scientists are racing for a cure and a vaccine, many people around the world would have to quench their thirst with something non-alcoholic for the meantime. Imagine,…

Go To Kamarinn After Lockdown to Taste Basidina, Basi Maria

Wines under the Basi del Diablo brand are now available at Kamarinn Cafe, an establishment located near Lake Paoay in Ilocos Norte province. Cases of Basidina and Basi Maria were delivered to the restaurant on March 13, a day after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a community quarantine in the country’s capital. Now that the…

Will Basi del Diablo Be Introducing a New Wine Soon?

The Basi del Diablo team may have stopped operations due to the liquor ban but its research and development projects are still ongoing, according to the brand’s director Sigrid Salucop. Salucop, who is also the CEO of Basi del Diablo’s mother company Salucop Group, says that “it is one of the things that shouldn’t be…

Red Wine During Lockdown? Scientists Say Yes, The Law Says Nein

Disclaimer: There is a liquor ban in the Province of Ilocos Norte which means that selling and drinking alcoholic beverages is illegal for the time being. It is also important for wine enthusiasts to know that the World Health Organization warned that alcohol in general is “an unhelpful coping strategy” for the global health crisis…

Basi del Diablo Workers To Get 13th Month Pay Early Due to COVID-19

“This is the right thing to do. I know though that we can’t set the trend since we are a small company but I am wishing that anyone with a business will follow suit if such a move is within their means. This is easy for us because we maintain a very small team in our manufacturing plant as most of the processing done are done by machines,” Salucop says.

Congressman Barba Brings Basi Puro, Ambaristo for Cong Tour Vlog

“The project will surely boost domestic tourism expenditure and I am thankful that the House Committee on Tourism is actively promoting local products. We need that. The show also has fringe benefits. One of the most important is it gives Filipinos an insight on how diverse the country is in terms of its local products. There are so many wonderful local products just waiting to be discovered. Cong Tour will help all of us with those little discoveries and may even aid in our understanding of our own culture,” Salucop says.

Basi del Diablo Wines in Fort Ilocandia Restaurants by February

The homegrown product has been carried by the Laoag-based establishment since the former’s earlier years but was only displayed at the Pasalubong (Souvenir) shop. By February 2020, the wine brand produced by Salucop Group will be available in every restaurant inside the hotel. 

Why You Should Drink Basi at Fort Ilocandia

Basi in its purest form needs to be enjoyed in an Ilocano setting. With Basi Puro carried by Fort Ilocandia Hotel since the former’s earlier years, drinking basi in a place that showcases the culture of Ilocandia can be experienced with relative ease. All you need to do is get to the hotel. (However, if…

Ambaristo Can Kick Your Cravings To The Curb

We’ve all had those days when all we want is a stack of oreos or a huge slice of cake. But in times when our bodies just can’t take another sugary indulgence, it is best to grab a glass of Ambaristo to kick our cravings to the curb. Ambaristo is a sweet little fruit bomb….