Tag Archives | #winelover

I’m putting the MW program on hold. Here’s why.

Most of you know it that I’m the owner of a company that imports wood products – TheWoodHub – from pine plantations in South America (an environmentally friendly business). What I probably haven’t told many people is that my partner left the company last month. That means that I’m running the company as its general […]

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Philosophically speaking… Great Quotes From Seven Amazing Wine Books

If you missed any of the postings of the series “Philosophically speaking…”, here is a list with the links (both to the articles with the quotes and to the books themselves): Philosophically speaking… Terry Theise in his book “Reading Between the Wines” Reading between the Wines Philosophically speaking… Elliot Essman in his book “Use Wine […]

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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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#DrinkGreekWineWeek – what do you have in your glass #winelover?

We all heard about Greece’s financial crisis, haven’t we? So, let’s talk instead about something that is close to our heart: WINE #DrinkGreekWineWeek. What is it? “Wine knows no boundaries, religion, sex or colour. Wine unites and creates long-lasting friendships from all walks of life, across the whole globe. In a difficult time for my […]

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Top 20 Chianti quotes by Peter Lanberg, #winelover

  Top 20 Chianti quotes by Peter Lanberg, #winelover   Chianti improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it. Chianti, madam, is God’s next best gift to man. In victory, you deserve Chianti, in defeat, you need it. Chianti makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance. Good […]

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Will the future ever forgive us if we fail to save Lugana?

If you are a #winelover, you probably heard that the Lugana region is under a serious threat… Why? Lugana has about 1,200 hectares under vines today and 300 could be gone if a new railway is established. That is about 25% of its vineyards! Here’s the explanation by Luca Formentini (President of the Consorzio of […]

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Do we – #winelover-s – live in a bubble?

If you follow social media, you will find a lot of interesting things to read. And, as you can imagine, the things that I read are most wine-related… but this morning when I was reading “the news” on twitter, something struck me just like a bomb:   “I live in a world of leisurely wine […]

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And yes… now I’m a member of the Circle of Wine Writers…

I’m very proud and happy to announce that the committee of the Circle of Wine Writers has reviewed and approved my application and they invited me to join their organization… And another chapter of my life as a ‪#winelover‬ begins… thank you so much to each and everyone of you who have supported me on […]

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Why we don’t like certain wines? A guide to help you understand why.

Madeline Puckette (“Wine Folly”) tasting a bad bottle of wine…   How many times have you asked (or heard) the question: “What’s is wrong with this wine?”   There’s a multitude of things that can make a wine taste bad. If a deviation from what is considered acceptable is just minor, it will define a […]

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