A year in Spain · Wi.Nes

GONE TO ARAGON: FROM VINES TO WINES

I went to Aragon last June. I have learned so many things about this region, visited the vineyards and the wineries, and tasted local wines and food. I’ve collected so many information and memories to share with you, from vines to wines. So, let’s start… Starting from zero, Aragon is a region situated in northeast… Continue reading GONE TO ARAGON: FROM VINES TO WINES

Food · Wi.Nes

EATING 3 DAYS IN MONTREAL

Montreal is a heaven for foodies and wine lovers! It’s a cosmopolitan city where you can find food and wine from all around the world.  One could easily argue that you can eat the best pasta in Italy, best Korean barbeque in Korea, best espada in Brazil and best croissant in France… but where you… Continue reading EATING 3 DAYS IN MONTREAL

Food · New in Nova Scotia

CANADIAN ICE WINE WITH TURKISH DESSERTS

Everything started last December, when I was travelling home, to Turkey, from Canada. Of course, there are some classical Canadian products that I always bring home: Maple syrup is the first one in the list with all the related products as maple chocolate, maple biscuits, maple tea etc., and they are chased by ice wine.… Continue reading CANADIAN ICE WINE WITH TURKISH DESSERTS

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4TH OF MARCH

Here comes another 4 of March, and happy birthday to me! To be honest, the last 5 birthdays passed with the consciousness of the fact that the years are passing so fast! I believe before that, it was passing even faster, but I haven’t even realized. Looking back to my 30th year… It was the… Continue reading 4TH OF MARCH

People

MEHMET YIGIT KESKIN: “WINEMAKING IS ARTISTRY”

There was a lot to talk about with Mehmet Yigit Keskin. Yigit has an impressive scientific background in oenology and viticulture, and he combines it with his hands-on winemaking experience. There are not a lot people out there who have them both, so I had to make this interview to share his insights with you.… Continue reading MEHMET YIGIT KESKIN: “WINEMAKING IS ARTISTRY”

Food

6 IDEAS FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DINNER

Here we are again: St. Valentine’s Day. To be honest, I know that it’s even difficult to decide what to eat in a regular day’s dinner, and when it’s intended to be a special one, it’s even harder to decide. But no worries, as every year, I also have suggestions about it this year –… Continue reading 6 IDEAS FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DINNER

France is "the" place! · Wi.Nes

CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: MAISON MUMM

I’ve always had a special interest in Champagne, even before knowing how it was produced. Since I’ve started to lead my career in wine sector, I’ve learned more and more about it, from the history to the production. Of course reading about a wine and a region can give you an introduction about it, but… Continue reading CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: MAISON MUMM