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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”

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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

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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

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10 YEAR CHALLENGE: BACK TO VINEYARDS OF CAPPADOCIA

As most of us followed, the social media accounts were shaken by the 10 year challenge: People shared their photos from 10 years ago, next to their current photos, and showed how things changed after all these years. To be honest, this was a real challenge, but maybe one of the most useful ones, since… Continue reading 10 YEAR CHALLENGE: BACK TO VINEYARDS OF CAPPADOCIA

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BEST OF 2018

Here ending another year… That made me realize that it has been almost 4 years from my very first article on this blog. Time is passing immensely fast and I cannot keep up with it very well – still have material from last years to write a lot of articles! As each year, I promise… Continue reading BEST OF 2018

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MEDIUM WITH SPICY PUMPKIN & WILD BLUEBERRY MILLE-FEUILLE

Happy International Sherry Week 2018 to everyone! I am delighted that the Sherry week for me became a yearly celebration. Last year’s contest was a blast for me, as for of this year, I’ve enjoyed so much the brainstorming around a glass of Sherry wine to find out the best pairing possible with the local ingredients. In… Continue reading MEDIUM WITH SPICY PUMPKIN & WILD BLUEBERRY MILLE-FEUILLE

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21 MEZES FROM MY TABLE

Meze… It doesn’t really matter how you spell it; mezze, mazzeh or mazze, but I am sure it will ring you a bell! Mezes are in the cuisine of many countries, that is why there are many different plates of meze and many different recipes for each of them. To begin with, if you are… Continue reading 21 MEZES FROM MY TABLE