What is it for? The scientific name of hops is Humulus – given its passion for humid places – lupulus – for its unhealthy habit of strangling the plants on which it climbs, just like a wolf with its prey. Hops were used – already by the Romans – for its healing properties, and for
In all countries there is always the taste of a new beer to discover! This past year, the theme of travel has been very much felt… We have not been able to visit new and amazing places, and for now who knows when we will be able to do it again. It may not be
Decanting is the fundamental secret to obtaining perfect wines! It is said that rackings are the secret of perfect wines and experience teaches that this corresponds to the truth. In fact, the decanting of wine allows to obtain very limpid wines, allows the elimination of solid and unwanted substances, therefore it allows to obtain more
Home-made beer is good if you know how to preserve it; find out with Grifo! Oktoberfest is the most anticipated German folk festival about beer of the year but only a few know the origin of one of the most popular events in the world. Oktoberfest is held in Munich in Germany every year at
Discover the taste of real wine, with Grifo’s oenological machines! The harvest is the agricultural activity which consists in the collection of grapes which will then be used in the production of wine. The grapes, grown in the vineyard throughout the year, are harvested and brought to the cellar to begin the winemaking process, which
Get Grifo to help you choose the best wine! In recent years, wine has been increasingly at the center of attention; above all it was at the center of the debate “better white or red for health and diet?” Now we will find out with Grifo, which of the two is the best to drink,
A substance contained in red wine could help counteract Coronavirus. According to an international study published in February, a substance called “resveratrol” would represent a natural remedy to block the replication of the Mers virus, or the “close relative” of SARS-Cov-2, responsible for pneumonia from Covid-19. Resveratrol is a non-flavonoid phenol and a phytoalexin naturally
Easter is the period of life, even that of wine. Easter is the fundamental period for wine as it was for Christian religion; Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, while the producers take care of tasting the wine to see if it’s ready. In fact, in April the wine reaches the equilibrium in the bottle,
With the FILLING MACHINES made by Grifo, you can bottle your craft beer and then cap it efficiently. The previous time we talked about hamburgers, what’s better than accompanying them with a good beer? Beer is always a good idea, above all if it’s an hand-made beer, which respects our tastes and needs. The country
Grifo’s CORKERS FOR CROWN CAPS allow the wine not to oxidize. “The soft sound of a cork being uncorked from the bottle has the sound of a man opening his heart.” (William S. Benwell) Located in street Mantova, 1 in Piadena Drizzona (CR), Grifo Marchetti make sure that the sound of the cork that is
Nothing is better than a nice cold beer with your friends, if the beer is yours, the joy is double! Making beer is an art for the few, reserved for superfine master brewers, but bottling it could be for everyone. Grifo Marchetti in fact offers a range of professional fillers machines for home use with
The fruits are good, this is well known, but which are the best fruits? Which healthy features do they own?
A well-known healthy fruit is the apple. It’s an efficent natural antioxidant, thanks to its flavonoids, that allow us to avoid illnesses as cancer and to delay the process of ageing; moreover they reinforce our immune system. The peel of the apple own lot of fibers that help to decrease levels of cholesterol in the blood and, above all, to function our intestine. Apples contain lot of calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium.
Even if It’s not a popular fruit, the kiwi own lot of important features. It’s an important source of fibres that help to normalize levels of cholesterol. It could sounds odd, but a kiwi has he double of vitamin C of an orange. Kiwi are rich in lutein, a pigment that is needed to filter solar radiations. This fruit contains lot of folic acid, that allows us to avoid anemia and cardiovascular problems.
As well as they are delicious, strawberries are very healthy. They contain lot of vitamin C useful to decrease levels of cholesterol and to prevent illnesses as arteriosclerosis. Starwberries help to control diabetes, cardiac and inflammatory problems.
Blueberries are excelent natural antioxidants that help to avoid cancer and muscular dystrophy. Besides, they are important sources of fibres that reinforce teeth, hair and muscles.
The pinapple is ideal to improve fat and protein digestion; moreover it helps to avoid water retention.
It contains digestive enzymes that help us to fight against problems such as acidity, indigestion. It is very ideal together with meat or fish. To prepare milkshakes it’ an healthy habit and It’s also funny! Visit our website and discover our ample range of fruit crushers by hand or by electric motor and follow an healthy lifestyle.