Vermouth

Roasted Mediterranean sun melts into the sky and makes the flowers and grasses exude a hot and spicy flavor. Green vineyards clinging hills, fleeing over the horizon In such a relaxed atmosphere Hippocrates had used to speculate on the impact of environmental factors on human organism. Probably so was born the idea of combining a pleasant and helpful – a sweet wine with herbs, which, according to the philosopher, was to promote digestion and pleasantness of taste sensations. Anyway, it was Hippocrates is credited with the current prototype recipe vermouth. Brilliant decision was appreciated not only his contemporaries 'father of medicine' suffering indigestion, but quite healthy and their descendants. What happened with vermouth between 5 century bc (when I lived Hippocrates) and the 17 th century, almost unknown.

However, in documents kept mentioning that in the early 17 th century a native of Piedmont, King of Bavaria introduced a 'wine of Hippocrates' and it can easily take root in the yard. True, the complicated Latin name was changed to a more practical – Wermut Wein, which translated mean 'wormwood wine. " So drink gained its 'second home' and in the late 17 th century was in Turin exclusive official status aperitif at the court of the king of Piedmont. In 1847 in Turin was opened firm on production of wines, vermouth and liqueurs Distilleria Nazionale da Spirito di Vino, which became progenitor of the most famous producer in the world vermouth. Transferee company Martini & Rossi company was founded in 1863 – ever since this date is mentioned on every bottle of the famous beverage.

Straws – More Than Just To Drink There!

They are far more than the name suggests, they are decorative in bars and inspire artists: straws the straws, straws also called, are among the things which are usually even not perceived. Straws are easy and are not observed, although they are used every day millions all over the world. We take straws for granted. It is at straws as well as with all other things also, that there was not always on our beautiful blue planet. At some point there was a human being who has invented the drinking straw. This man’s name was Marvin C. Stone. Anyway, he was the one who in 1888 has the drinking straw patented.

The origin of the straws is but much, much further back in the past. Because allegedly knew already the ancient civilization of the Sumerians in the year 4000 BC the straws and were used from this drink, too. The material from the straws were made earlier, was straw. This is also the reason why even today colloquially known as uses the expression straws instead of the actually correct designation of straws. The straw of course by the industrialization of the years better so more hygienic and durable material replaced by: plastic. Mainly polyethylene or polypropylene is used for the production of straws. The resulting drinking straws are both mechanically and chemically very stable and soften only at a temperature of 80 degrees Celsius.

For use in hot drinks should be used provided straws rather specially, otherwise maybe you experienced a nasty surprise. Many wholesalers for straws to customers, to print the selected straws with logo, business address or slogan. So that this is possible, the straws but initially subjected to a special treatment. Because without appropriate pretreatment, made of polyethylene not for printing or use of suitable at all. But straws meet not only the very mundane purpose the fluid intake. They are also excellent for decoration. What would be a chic beach bar without a container with colorful straws? Would cocktails taste as good without the matching, extra thick straws? And Sangria out of buckets at the Ballermann would drink straws to the cult without the mega long Sangria has become? Probably not. Straws make always a good figure. Artists have discovered straws for themselves. Many artists were inspired by straws so that they have created stunning works of art out of them. This caused various things such as lamps, pictures, chairs, statues or even a panpipe. All these works of art have a very poppy character that somehow reminiscent of Andy Warhol for the straws. So anyone who thinks drinking straws would be boring and only to drink there, wrong. You are a real eye-catcher everywhere and can be used in many ways. Straws are practical, beautiful and multi-functional. Who starts something consciously perceive it, is start to love them.

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