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Christmas beer 2018

Every year there is a lot of excitement for the Christmas beer to be available at Vínbúðin, which will be on Thursday, November 15th. Here is a list of the selection of Christmas beer and other Christmas products expected to be avilible in Vínbúðin this year, but the list may change slightly.

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Wine categories

Here on our website, the wines are divided into categories by its characteristics, to help you find the right wine for you.

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Tapas and wine

The origins of the deilicious Spanish dish tapas is not quite known, but the most likely explanation is that when wine was served in Spain, a slice of bread or thin meat was placed over the glass to keep the flies away. This is not an unlikely explanation since the word "tapas" is derived from the Spanish/Portuguese verb tapar, "to cover".

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Redfish crudo with blood orange, lemon and salad

Arrange the thinly sliced fish on a plate and season with salt and pepper. Grate the lemon and blood orange peel over the fish with a fine grater. Squeeze lemon and blood orange juice over the fish, drizzle the olive oil over it, then place the salad on the plate and serve.

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Visiting Iceland

You can buy alcohol in Vínbúðin Alcohol is not like any other product on the market. Therefore the operation is based on clearly defined responsibilities and on the fact that we do not strive to maximize the profits or encourage sales within the stores.

Beer and wine categories

In Vínbúðin, all beer is grouped into 6 types, each of which has its own characteristics and it can be interesting to see which type fall under the same category. Wine has also been defined according to characteristics, which makes it easy to find the right wine to everyone´s taste.

The right amount of wine

Our wine experts can help determine the right amount of wine for a party or choose the right wine for dinner.