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10 YEAR CHALLENGE: BACK TO VINEYARDS OF CAPPADOCIA

As we all followed, the social media accounts were “shaken” by the 10 year challenge. Everybody shared their photos from 10 years ago next to their current photos. To be honest, this was a real challenge. 10 years ago I (or we?) haven’t go so deep into social media, and the photos that I had… 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

New in Nova Scotia

LEARNING FROM A GRAPE VARIETY

Do you know what the best part of the wine world is, to me? There is always something that comes out, and shows you exactly the opposite of what you believed or what you’ve told. I know from couple of viticulture books that hybrid grapes don’t have enough quality to make good wines; that is… Continue reading LEARNING FROM A GRAPE VARIETY

Summer in Napa Valley

WEEKEND GETAWAY TO SONOMA – SUNDAY

Welcome to the second day, to the sunny Sunday of our weekend getaway in Sonoma Valley. After being very lazy and visiting only 2 wineries, for the second day we organized 3 visits. I was actually quite lucky with the reservation from A. Raffanelli winery because we were on the waiting list and they called… Continue reading WEEKEND GETAWAY TO SONOMA – SUNDAY

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SIGNATURES ON THE WINE BOTTLES

I was in a supermarket in Chile, with a very large wine section. I spent a lot of time to examine the bottles and read the labels in order to know more the Chilean wines. Somehow, in the section where there were the higher priced bottles, a small detail took my attention: There was the… Continue reading SIGNATURES ON THE WINE BOTTLES

Summer in Napa Valley

IT’S NOT ONLY ABOUT WINE

Working in the Napa valley for a harvest is the dream of most of the young winemakers and viticulturists, as me. Every season, the wineries in the valley open harvest positions for the international people to make an exchange of knowledge and experience. In this sense, Napa valley has a lot to offer to the… Continue reading IT’S NOT ONLY ABOUT WINE