Give The Gift Of Drunkenness This Christmas

The gift of drunkenness is always something I appreciate and something that someone you know would appreciate too.

Wine + Pasta

Confused on what kind of wine you should serve with pasta? It’s all about the sauce. Find out more.

WHEN THE DIABLO IS NOT THE DIABLO

Irony. That’s what hit me on my face when I first encountered the name Basi del Diablo.  Sure enough, I wasn’t alone. Sigrid tells me of people in the Philippines who shunned supporting the product because of its name. But what’s in a name? Firstly, I suppose it separates the wheat from the chaff.  Would…

How To Pair Wine or Basi With Vegetables

Love veggies? Know what kind of wine to pair with your favourite vegetables. Original Basi & Sake Original basi and sake can be paired with peppery greens, kimchi, mushrooms, apples, and celery. Sparkling Wine Sparkling wine the likes of Champagne, Prosecco, and Cava go well with truffles, avocado, asparagus, strawberries, and citrus. Crisp Whites Basidina,…

Grilled Food And Basi Maria

Grilled food is one of those things that make my heart flutter. It’s beautiful and it’s more filling than when you cook the same thing on the stove. A week or so ago, I felt like grilling a few kebabs. I paired it with Basi Maria -a semi-sweet sugar cane wine with grapes from Ilocos…

Bottled Poetry

Making wine is an art form and my canvas is the hilly region of the northern Philippines. My medium -sugar cane. I’m a fourth generation winemaker but I didn’t go to school for this. I went to university with dreams of becoming a lawyer. Then life happened and I realised that I was set to…