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: … Continue Reading →


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 … Continue Reading →

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Subtle Chablis Premier Cru Beauroy

After writing about the Grand Cru of Chablis, in the Study Guides part, I felt I could dig deeper and find out more about all the 1er Cru, big work, … Continue Reading →

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Around Cape Town, a gold mine for wine lovers, South Africa

Travelling out to South Africa is fantastic, yes but where to go #winelover? If you are heading to Cape Town a lot is happening around… a local #winelover Samantha Suddons gives you the … Continue Reading →


Wines of the Beautiful South – Program ProWein 2014

For this new edition of ProWein 2014, will take place in Dusseldorf from the 23rd to 25th of March, some little update, Flavours of the Southern Hemisphere is now called … Continue Reading →

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ProWein 2014 – CIVB – Vin de Bordeaux

Hello #winelover,   March will be there soon, and like every year some great fairs popping around… ProWein 2014  will take place as every year in Dusseldorf, mark and save … Continue Reading →

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Milano – Milan – City of Fashion – Wine and Food

Today we get back in the trip tips, travelling abroad and looking for good plans as winelover and foodlover ? Milan – Milano, today “the” city of fashion and design…. … Continue Reading →


Which Wine Grapes are grown where? A Global Empirical Picture

How about to start the year with a great present for winelovers and wine geeks ? An ebook of 670 pages by the University of Adelaide. Combining with graphics, measures, scales, … Continue Reading →


My 2014 wine-related predictions – Robert M Parker Jr

As reported on the french site and on Mr Parker Twitter account he published his 2014 predictions…   What is your stakes on ?   1. More resistance to … Continue Reading →


Cannelés de Bordeaux & Wine Tips

Cannelés de Bordeaux recipe and wine tips for today. Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking: 75 minutes Ingredients (for a bit more than 16 portions) : – 50 cl of milk – … Continue Reading →


Starting 2014 – a good wine pairing rugby

How about a nice calendar?! To start this year Yes rugby is inked in France culture. So this year the feminine team of Les Lionnes Du Stade Bordelais, the Bordeaux rugby team, due to the … Continue Reading →

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How well do you know Chablis ? La Moutonne (Un-Official) GC …

Often forgotten or misunderstood, La Moutonne, unofficial GC of Chablis kind of unofficial, but all legit, let’s find out more about it! Definitely one of the greatest.   Today the … Continue Reading →


Why do we keep coming back to Adegga Wine Market by Producers

Last week, Portugal, Lisbon, took place the 7th Edition of the Adegga WineMarket. 7th Edition, yes, the Adegga team made its mark a few years ago now, and growing surely … Continue Reading →


Adegga Wine Market 2013 – about 365 sins to come there…

Back in town after couple of months, last time I was in Lisbon was sunny and very warm for the Summer Edition of the Adegga WineMarket. Two weeks past since … Continue Reading →

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Catxoflino – Catalunya essences

I can still remember this dish like if I just had it for lunch. In my last trip to Costa Brava, during a joyful day I was invited to get … Continue Reading →

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WineMarket by Adegga – Producers Insights – Brussels Edition 1st International

***More producers insights soon…   Back from Brussels, where last week-end happened the first international and abroad edition of the Adegga Wine Market. For its first international edition, the Brussels Wine Market, … Continue Reading →

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Sicily & Marsala – Wear your difference and uniqueness

Flirting with the Scirocco and Tramontana on the West part of Sicily, a fame, a name Marsala. As I wrote in a previous post it is not a wine for … Continue Reading →

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How to enjoy a good Sunday and get it close to perfection? A Year in Burgundy

It is a weekend, winter is around, fireplace is on, snow arriving…. Missing the charm of those summer holidays, the joy of traveling…   Stuck to the sofa, want to … Continue Reading →

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Catalunya Food & Wine

Catalunya push-up – Costa Brava I’ll be back from Fabien Laine on Vimeo.     Some more discovery Big thanks to #InCostaBrava Trip organized by Costa Brava Tourism Board … Continue Reading →


Make & Hope – Fac & Spera by Michel Chapoutier

How to make this evening better? No candy, no costume, no kids knocking at the door for the freaky Halloween. Watch Fac & Spera – (translated from Latin: Make & Hope ) … Continue Reading →

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