Basi Maria found in Japan

Ilocano wine brand Basi Maria has been found by a local in Japan. Basi del Diablo’s team hid the wine bottle at the Osaka Castle grounds on May 3 and was found a day later. The group was informed that the man who found the Basi Maria bottle drank the wine with family and friends…

Massage + Wine Tasting at Gleam and Wilfred’s on Mother’s Day

Neighbours Gleam and Wilfred’s just released their Mother’s Day promo and it is “something to look forward to,” according to the Sissel Salucop of the Salucop Group, Inc. The promo involves one hour of Gleam’s signature massage and Basi del Diablo’s best selling wines. For only P799, customers can get a relaxing hot stone massage…

Doctors Save Vietnamese Man’s Life with Beer Transfusion

A man was rushed to a hospital in Quang Tri province of Vietnam due to alcohol poisoning and doctors saved him by pumping a total of 15 cans of beer into his body, a Newsweek report says. Nguyen Van Nhat, 48, reportedly fell unconscious before being taken to the hospital on December the 25th. Doctors…

Tasting Wine Engages The Brain, Says Study

The book Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine by Gordon Shepherd says that tasting wine engages the brain. In fact, the neuroscientist from Yale University notes that the activity “engages more of our brain than any other human behaviour”. Shepherd’s book is essentially an extension of his previous work on neurogastronomy, a…

Fresh, Pesticide-Free Vegetables From MarySue Now Available at Wilfred’s

Fresh vegetables from MarySue Farm Products grown at Haight’s Farm will be available at Wilfred’s starting Monday, October the 29th. All vegetables from MarySue are pesticide-free locally-grown produce, a healthier, more environmentally-friendly option. “This goes hand-in-hand with Salucop Group’s aim to promote sustainable development,” says SGI’s Executive Vice President Virginia Mangapit. Mrs. Mangapit notes that…