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American Wine Story – A tale of hard work, passion and dreams – Review

American Wine Story from Three Crows Media on Vimeo.   “I think if more people would drink wine everyday the world would be a better place.”   I had the unique opportunity as few other #winelover s to preview this week end a new documentary film called “An American Wine Story”, a 75-minutes film travelling […]

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Barolo Boys – The Story of a Revolution

Barolo Boys – The Story of a Revolution  Barolo Boys is a documentary film telling the story of the Langhe region, the North Western region of Italy, and its famous “Boys”. I had a great opportunity to watch in in Premiere during a special screening. A great movie for wine enthusiasts to introduce people to […]

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Nemea Wine Tour 2014 the Movie

Nemea Wine Tour 2014 took place earlier this year in June, organized by Ted Lelekas (a great #winelover and ambassador of Greek wines) and some great wine producers.   Greece make some tremendous wines and some countries should be envious of it’s diversity and richness of grape varieties. This is what this great short 25 minutes movie plans to reveal […]

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The Pleasure Seed – Carlos Raposo – Niepoort

The Pleasure Seed   A very relaxed and informal wine encounter.   Winemaker, vintner, vigneron, oenologist are today working together to produce a sensory ex perience. Sometimes all those skills are covered only by one man according the size of the production.   Not the easiest job, it goes back to centuries ago, it is […]

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What is Japanese Sake ? Historic and refined beverage

A bit more than 1 year from now I graduated as Certified Sake Sommelier through the Sake Sommelier Association SSA of London, I thought it was important to start sharing more online around Sake and continue to be an ambassador of japanese Sake. So more posts will be created along the time and, yes starting […]

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The Pleasure Seed – Marilena Barbera – Cantine Barbera

The Pleasure Seed   A very relaxed and informal wine encounter.   Winemaker, vintner, vigneron, oenologist are today working together to produce a sensory experience. Sometimes all those skills are covered only by one man according the size of the production.   Not the easiest job, it goes back to centuries ago, it is working […]

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The Pleasure Seed: Renato de Bartoli – Marco de Bartoli

The Pleasure Seed   A very relaxed and informal wine encounter.   Winemaker, vintner, vigneron, oenologist are today working together to produce a sensory experience. Sometimes all those skills are covered only by one man according the size of the production.   Not the easiest job, it goes back to centuries ago, it is working […]

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Facts about Port and Madeira – The Illustrated Douro

  Portpraat in Dutch –  in English, Port Talk informs about everything that has to do with the production, drinking and history of postage. Both for the connoisseur and the hedonist that port “just fine” you. Fun and interesting facts that the next glass will let flavors! Undoubtedly Portpraat is independent and is made ​​by Eugène […]

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French hospital opens wine bar for patients

“This is another way to think about taking care of the other” by Virginia Guastella, head of service center Palliative Care University Hospital of Clermont-Ferrand (Puy-de-Dôme), questioned, Wednesday, July 30, the Network Hospital site. In September, the doctor will open a wine bar in the hospital unit. It will accommodate patients and relatives “in an environment […]

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Unknown Chablis Premier Cru Berdiot

Chablis Premier Cru Berdiot A few weeks back now, I started hunting and scattering informations about all the Premier Cru of Chablis, after being done with all the Grands Crus, in the Study Guides part. Beginning from scratch in old books, in Chablis history, one piece at a time… Today let’s find out more about Berdiot It […]

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Quinta do Crasto, Douro paradise & luscious wines

Quinta do Crasto is one of those Douro paradise where, you will find incredible wines crafted by Manuel Lobo de Vasconcellos and the team between the “entry” high level Doc Douro red wines til the great Douro Superior, Reserva, and amazing Vinas Velhas, Vinha da Ponte, Vinha Maria Teresa, and Portwines. Some of the wines emphasize the magic […]

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Martin Mullen – One king of Mosel dry Rieslings

Few weeks back, with #winelover friends, we headed to Mosel, in Germany. To discover, visit and taste with local producers. Take a sneak peek at our trip and come with us next time #winelover: Mosel #winelover hangout – The sequel from Fabien Laine on Vimeo.   The all trip was organized by our friend and […]

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Mosel #winelover hangout – The sequel

Last month took place the second edition of the Mosel #winelover hangout. The event was organized by Jan Klein Matthias, #winelover ambassador in Germany, but before all a winemaker, Riesling enthusiast and Ambassador, he runs  Staffelter Hof Winery, Distillery & Guesthouse since A.D. 862, a 1150 year-old family winery, finally going organic Staffelter Hof – http://www.staffelterhof.de/ A few posts will come along in the next months about the […]

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Marilena Barbera, between nature and Perricone – Part 2

Last week I shared some great memories and souvenirs about visiting Marilena Barbera, a devoted, passionate winemaker in the West part of Sicily. You can find the first article there: http://vindeling.com/2014/04/03/marilena-barbera-nature-perricone-part-1/ Cantine Barbera website at – http://www.cantinebarbera.it/   Now this week, we gonna talk more about something I felt in love with. Perricone is it’s name, a […]

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Marilena Barbera, between nature and Perricone – Part 1

She is proprietor and winemaker at Cantine Barbera. She believes in the magic of making wine in a fully sustainable way, in tune with the unique character of Sicily. I met Marilena Barbera  last year during West Sicily Wine tour organized by Elisabetta Tosi, Giampiero Nadali and Valeria Càrastro.    The winery is based in Menfi, Sicily. […]

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