Food and Beverage Trends 2018

Whoa! As a new year starts, sybarites all over the world are on fire with new ideas, colors, textures and inventions to keep up with the strict market that has a restless palate. Every year great researchers such as Mintel and Baum+Whiteman go over thousands of surveys, field observation and investigation in order to come…

Wine Etiquette: Decanting a wine

The whole idea behind decanting  wine is to get rid of the sediments that may have appeared through time and to aerate or oxygen the wine faster in order to allow the aroma molecules to explode.

Exciting News for Sybarites!!

Dear Sybarites, It is my pleasure to share with you the new private cooking lessons for sybarites! If you want to check out the categories you may choose from visit Cooking Just For Sybarites!  The site is still under construction but you can get an idea! Starting June 2015, Mexico City and August 2015 available online! Happy…

To Cork or Not to Cork

When unprocessed it serves as a “sweaters” to gorgeous strong trees in several countries, once processed it holds one of the most precious liquids in our existences: wine. Yes this time we will talk about cork, where it comes from, why is it so special and the reason why is it slowly disappearing from our bottles. Cork…

Apps for Foodies/Winelovers/Beerlovers/Sybarites!!

Phones and tablets are a body part and they travel with us everywhere literally, hence there are many great apps that have been developed to make our lives easier and also to educate us on several matters such as wine, artisanal beers and the making of several great dishes. Here some of my favorites to…

Wine Etiquette: Choosing a glass

In real life (lets say not in a foodie, sommelier, wine connoisseur or my life) there are three basic types of wine glasses, a larger bowl one which should be used for water, a medium size bowl for red wine and a smaller bowl for whites and roses. Now, let’s go deeper in detail about…

Wine Etiquette: Holding a wine glass

Many say the way you hold your glass will show your class, but not really it only shows that you have common sense. The average warmth of the body is 98.6 °F (37 °C) and the accurate temperatures for wines to be drank vary.

Bon Voyage

Being a sybarite is about seeking pleasure,  not only in fancy private and expensive experiences but instead it is about appreciating every single flavor,  color,  smell,  texture and feeling that it is provided to us. Whether it is on the terrace of a luxury hotel tasting an exclusive year from a renowned chateau or barefoot…