Don’t Wear Perfume While Wine Tasting

I love the smell of wine and on a very personal level, it can be quite relaxing. The human nose can determine so many scents when wine tasting. From citrus down to the smell of the earth, “nosing” wine gives every wine enthusiast a beautiful sensory experience. However, this experience can be ruined by a…

We Named A Wine After You, Mum

Dear Mum, I am not here to talk about your death despite the fact that for years, I have always started your story this way. It has been almost a decade and my sister and I miss you terribly. I feel that any daughter will always feel this way. Our sadness is just more pronounced…

Why I Want Maria in My Stew + Recipe

This is not a story about murder. It’s about our red wine Basi Maria and why I love it in stew. If you are like me, you will agree that beef stew is pure comfort and adding red wine to it elevates its flavours more. It’s not rocket science and you know this as well…

De La Bodega at 35% Off

It is De La Bodega’s anniversary month and a huge discount has been approved by the brand. Now at 35% off, you can get a bottle of the sweet white wine for P812.50 instead of paying the original price of P1,250. De La Bodega is the youngest among Basi del Diablo’s wines and also among…

Basi del Diablo Joins Fundraiser for Museo Ilocos Norte

Salucop Group, Inc.’s wine brand Basi del Diablo joined the fundraiser for Museo Ilocos Norte on November 9th, 2019, an event organised by the Gameng Foundation. The small museum located at the old Tabacalera warehouse in Laoag is among the best ethnographic museums in the country.

Basi del Diablo to Host French Night with Smoke

The chef is one of the best in the region so you can be sure that French Night at Smoke on the 1st will be another gastronomic event to remember. Chris sets the bar when it comes to these things. We are very excited,” Sigrid Salucop, the resident winemaker of the Basi del Diablo brand says. 

Answers to Wine Questions Many Are Embarrassed To Ask

I am sure you’ve never stared at a wine list like they are hieroglyphs but some have and some are currently panicking, at least internally, while sitting in an ultra-posh restaurant somewhere because they have no idea which wine to get. If you are the kind who have tasted expensive wine and thought that it…

Basi del Diablo Launches Scavenger Hunt

Basi del Diablo Wines just launched a scavenger hunt on January the 31st, an event that the brand will host for the rest of 2019. Salucop Group, Inc. CEO Sigrid Salucop hid the first bottle on January 31 at her grandmother’s home in Batac. The bottle was found a day later. Salucop notes that the…