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…

Wine Dinner at Smoke

Smoke Bar and Restaurant, one of the newest and hippest places to dine in Paoay, Ilocos Norte is partnering with Basi del Diablo Wines for a wine dinner on December the 8th, 2017. We’d be rocking the quaint town with beautiful and incredibly delicious dishes prepared by Chef Chris Stolk and they will be paired…

For Every Purchase, We Plant a Tree

In its commitment to make the world a better place, Salucop Group’s brand Basi del Diablo will be planting a tree for every box of wine bought by its lovely customers. It has always been the brand’s mission to help the environment and our team is doing its best to make a lasting contribution to…

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…