Tagged: Wine

NEWS: Philippines: Wine Industry Rails Against Alcohol Tax

The wine industry is opposing the proposed alcohol taxes by the Philippine government claiming the measure to be “excessive”. The taxes are set to fund the universal healthcare programme of the country. But MPs have warned industry lobbyists against painting a false picture of the proposed alcohol tax increase, adding that it would instead help the funding gap in the Universal Health Care program implementation…

BLOG: Valle De Uco And the Walk Of Shame

With the image of the vineyard in front of me, I realize how far away from my reality I’ve come. Here, wine isn’t about tax levels, about addiction or problems I’m used to discuss. Instead, it’s about completing a job, create a tasting experience or explain to tourists like myself how this process works. Here, the wine is sacred, and to me on the verge of repulsing…