Kingfisher, Basi del Diablo Two Good Reasons for You to Grab Your Sunscreen

One of the best beachfront properties in Ilocos Norte now carries Basi del Diablo variants Basi Maria, Virginia Blush, Basidina, and De La Bodega, a welcome development for beach lovers who also happen to love good wine. Pagudpud’s Kingfisher Kitesurfing Hotel made the wines available this week, Basi del Diablo says. “If you haven’t stayed…

A Year-End Message from Basi del Diablo

As the year comes to a close, we are reminded of our beginnings and the many trials we needed to endure to get to this point. This has been a very fruitful year for a small wine brand from an obscure part of the world, a product of years of 60-hour work weeks and the…

#Mangkhut: A Message from Salucop Group

We can plant trees again and we can always rebuild. What we can never replace are the lives claimed by the storm and the landslides and flooding that came after. We know that this message will not bring them back. We also know that words of comfort have never comforted the bereaved but even if this is so, please know that we will do what we can to ensure that your children and ours will not experience a force this destructive once our generation leaves this world.

The Wine Beginner’s Guide to White Wine

The first white wine dates back to 7,500 years ago, according to a book written by Philippe Testard-Vaillant. Today, this antique invention is still loved by many. In fact, over 30 million tonnes of white wine was produced in 2015 alone and this worldwide production has increased since. White wine is a clear wine made from…

It’s a Beautiful Night for De La Bodega

It’s only Wednesday. We know. But it’s such a beautiful night here in the province and I can’t help but drink a glass of sweet white wine. Sipping a glass of chilled De La Bodega is a great way to cap a nice dinner with family. In fact, it’s so good that I imagine it…

Thinking of buying wine for your Valentine or are you buying one for your broken heart? It doesn’t matter, we have wine. It’s never too early to be ready for Valentine’s Day and it doesn’t matter if you’re celebrating it with someone special or on your own. Either way, you need wine. Beautiful Dessert Wines…

It’s a Good Day to Drink Basidina

January is a good month to get your hands on a bottle of Basidina. This crisp white wine from Basi del Diablo was named after my late mother Dina. Her birthday is on the 28th of this month and to celebrate, all Basidina orders will get a discount. Pairing Notes This is the first in…

A Christmas Message from the CEO

Here, at home, in the midst of family and friends, we will celebrate Christmas with renewed hope and strength. We will not be celebrating this season if not for the courage, the will and the determination of those who paved the way for the brand. We cannot thank you enough for your support and kindness….

5 Wines, Delicious Food, One Night

Imagine driving down to Paoay, a quaint little town in the north. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by the beauty that is the St. Agustin Church bathing in yellow light. You will also see star-shaped lanterns hanging on the branches of old trees and a few people taking photos of the church. You…

Why Sustainability Matters to Us

Our principle on sustainability is very simple. Everything that Basi del Diablo needs for its survival is directly anchored on our environment i.e. the farms and its farmers, the water we use, the yeast that we put in our wines, and all those wonderful fruits and fine stalks of sugarcane that we process. If it…