Luiz Alberto

#winelover Against Cancer Foundation: Who we are, what we do, and what we’ll do.

Dear members of the #winelover community,     By now you all should know that we have a foundation – The #winelover Against Cancer Foundation. The link below will take you to a PDF file that explains who we are, what we do, and what we’ll do. It’s the work of many core members of our community who have collaborated on… Read more →

WLS2016: So many people that we have to thank. So little time…

We had amazing experiences in Portugal during the first International #Winelover Symposium. Some of the fantastic people who helped to turn our event into something super special and unforgettable are listed below along with my #ThankYouPicOfTheDay comments. And above we have Andre Ribeirinho. The brains and heart behind putting all the pieces together. THANK YOU so much my friend! .… Read more →

Lugana in Boston: A Short Interview with Luca Formentini

    Luca Formentini of the Lugana Consorzio speaks about the wines of Lugana, Italy with me at a tasting and luncheon in Boston’s Porto restaurant. ===> Video by Brad Smith   Don’t forget! Save Lugana by drinking Lugana!   Cheers, Luiz Alberto Founder of the #winelover community Master of Wine candidate Member of the Circle of Wine Writers Italian Wine Ambassador I combine… Read more →

Today is the day! Today is “No Bra Day”!

  Today is the day! But October is about raising the awareness of #breastcancer globally. The #winelover community is doing its best to contribute to this cause and help the affected ones. #wlbcaf Read more about our foundation on our website: http://www.winelover.co/winelovers-against-cancer-foundati…/ And please feel free to donate to support our future projects: http://winelover-store.myshopify.com/collections/donations I would like to thank you… Read more →

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. • During October, please make of your profile picture and your cover photo tools for awareness (#winelover t-shirt against cancer, #winelover against cancer logo, etc) • Especially during this month, we want to help those affected by breast cancer with education and… Read more →

Piemonte, Wine and Travel Atlas (by Paul Balke, #winelover)

  Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian), one of my favorite wine regions of the planet. Now it has a very nice “Wine and Travel Atlas”. •/• Paul and I during a wine trip in Italy. •/• Paul Balke (author, journalist, wine expert, Barolo specialist, and #winelover) wrote a book, filled with with very nice  pictures, excellent maps, texts about the wine, culture,… Read more →

Are you a #winelover? This is why you should go to Vinitaly this year.

  VERONA APRIL 10-13 2016   WHY VINITALY IN 2016: • IT’S THE 50TH EDITION-1ST ONE WAS IN 1967. Since then, this is the event that more than any other has marked the evolution of the wine system on a national and international scale, helping to make wine one of the most exciting and dynamic realities of Made in Italy.). • THE largest event dedicated to… Read more →

Juanico. The biggest winery in Uruguay is also one of the best.

  Last week I had the opportunity to visit one of the most traditional wineries of Uruguay: Juanico (Familia Deicas).   History: Before becoming the property of the Deicas family, the Juanico winery land had many other owners. Notably among these was Don Francisco Juanico, who in 1830 broke with the traditional farming methods of the area and constructed an… Read more →