Mount Etna

Benjamin Spencer AIWS/DWS   Benjamin Spencer is the Director of the Etna Wine School, in Sicily. Ben is an author, journalist, wine judge, and a professional winemaker. Before moving from California to Mount Etna in 2012, Ben worked as a professional winemaker and sommelier while studying with the University of California at Davis, the Court of Master Sommeliers, and the… Read more →


Carl Edmund Sherman   Champagne for #winelover s from Fabien Laine on Vimeo. Passionate about the wine as well as the region of Champagne for some time now, Carl can trace his motivation to learn French back to his early days. For Carl, French is the language of love and for his love of the fruit from the vine, moving… Read more →

To Scandy with wine

The #winelover community now have specialists, we evolve as a community! My speciality is Wine & Archaeology, as I am a winelover but also an archaeologist.   Being a specialist I think we should be used. Hence, I challenge my fellow #winelover specialist colleagues to share a post or posts on their speciality on this webpage.   This article is on wine &… Read more →


Giulia Luccioli   Giulia is the Senior Managing Director of a group of leading wine estates in Italy. She started off her career with an advanced degree in Business & Communications from the University in Milan and attended Stanford University’s Specialization Course in Strategic Marketing.   Growing up in the United States, Giulia developed an early interest in wine during… Read more →

New York City

Lauren Mowery   Lauren writes the weekly wine column for legendary New York City paper Village Voice. A sixteen-year resident and former Manhattan litigator, she earned her Juris Doctor at New York’s Fordham Law School where she was an editor on the Fordham Environmental Law Journal. Dissatisfied with her work in the legal field, she switched paths to the wine industry,… Read more →


Sinisa Curavic   Sinisa is sharing the passion and love for wine, one grape at a time. Especially when it comes to wine from the appelations of Catalunya and particularly from the Priorat. He is a member of the #winelover community and the Swedish wine club Munskänkarna with 24.000 members worldwide. In 2012 he formed the Barcelona chapter and he… Read more →


Elizabeth Gabay MW   Elizabeth started off with a degree in history and a passion to work in something ‘historical’. After a brief stint in publishing and theatre, a year of global back-packing, she returned to Europe unsure where to go next. Wine had always been a hobby, and frequent visits to south eastern France led to her starting a… Read more →