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How does soil influence wine quality?

How does soil influence wine quality? Hugel vineyard – Schoelhammer – in Riquewihr (Alsace, France) Basically, wine can be made from the grapes grown in virtually every type of soil. The essential requirements are: The soil needs to provide sufficient anchor to the vines, and enough water and nutrients for them to be able to […]

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Champagne for #winelover-s: The Video.

  Someone once said, “Champagne holds a special place in the world of wine and luxury products.” It’s very difficult to argue with that. Champagne today is not only a drink. It  connects the experience of enjoying a glass of wine with glamour and elegance. But Champagne is not only that… Champagne is authentic! And […]

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Sicily, a magic island with amazing wines and so much more. (Part 1: Erice)

Sicily, a magic island with amazing wines and so much more. (Part 1: Erice) You will fall in love with Erice! This hilltop town was successively Elymian, Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman. Its grey stone forms Punic walls, a castle, church and medieval streets that could almost be mistaken for ancient ones. With amazing views. Beautiful ceramics. […]

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Rocca Sveva Castelcerino Soave Classico Superiore 2006. The video.

That’s me… talking about the 2,006 Rocca Sveva Castelcerino Soave Classico Superiore during #DWCC in Rioja…   Happy Thanksgiving! Luiz Alberto, #winelover

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#winelover week in Hungary. Come and join us!

I know you are waiting already a long time for this…and I understand totally, since the event that you are heading is a very unique one and only dedicated to a very limited number of people… I would first of all welcome you to a very special group of friends, #winelovers who will have the […]

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Umbria for #WineLovers/2013 – The official program

San Valentine Wines – “The Flavors and tastings of Valnerina” The Official Program: 14th February 10.30 am Opening of Umbria for #WineLovers/13 11am-7pm Exhibition and tastings, by “Cantine dell’Umbria” (Umbria Wineries) 11am-7pm Events #WineLovers (workshops, meetings and vinocamp) 11am-12 Workshop-tastings for hotel,agricultural and food operators, by Antonio Boco, a journalist of “Gambero Rosso” magazine 11am-1pm […]

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Mount Etna: A short video by Alex Down, #winelover

A newly recruited #winelover – the great Alex Down – telling us on a short video many interesting things about Mount Etna and its wines. Cheers, Luiz Alberto, #winelover Are you also a #winelover? Our new t-shirt is for sale now… Get yours here: http://thewinehub.com/home/shop/

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The VISION of Navarra’s JUAN MAGANA by Philip S. Kampe

The Vision of Juan Magana  by Philip S. Kampe We are all rebels at one time or another in our lives. As a wine journalist, I respect wine rebels. One of my hero’s in this special category is Juan Magana, considered in Spain and the rest of the wine world as a Visionary.  Juan is […]

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FRANCOIS LURTON Wines from Argentina by Philip S. Kampe

Francois Lurton is known as the ‘Flying Winemaker’ from Bordeaux.  Francois is a ‘Hands-On’ owner, winemaker, marketer, enabler that takes every wine from every vineyard that he owns (Spain, France, Portugal, Chile , Argentina)  through every step of the process from grape to bottle. He participates at each harvest of his estates in the northern […]

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FRANCOIS LURTON…”Wine Producer by Birth and by CHOICE” by Philip S. Kampe

What does the Toro in SPAIN, Cotes Du Roussillon-Villages in FRANCE, Douro in PORTUGAL, (Maipo Valley) Mendoza in Argentina and Colchagua Valley in CHILE all have in common? The ANSWER: FRANCOIS LURTON produces “AWARD WINNING” Wines in each of these countries.FRANCOIS LURTON is a ‘Hands-On’ owner, wine maker, marketer, enabler that takes every wine of […]

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