Tag Archive for #winelover

Many of our friends in the wine tourism industry are in need now. Please give a helping hand!

My dear friends and fellow #winelover-s, At this point, we are all suffering (in different degrees) the disastrous effects of the Covid19 pandemic. But it’s hard to imagine anyone suffering more dire financial consequences than our friends in the wine tourism sector. All the work that they have now is to cancel tours and give full refunds to their customers…… Read more →

#WINELOVER-S Join BYOB Dinner in Belgrade

Giannis Krassaki, #winelover  In the period from 12th till 16th October, 2017, our #winelover community, which counts more than 25,000 members, gathered in Belgrade (Serbia) in order to celebrate International  Prokupac Day and get immersed in the Serbian wine scene. The first evening in Belgrade was dedicated to a BYOB dinner at Steak&Wine Bar. It was a great opportunity to… Read more →

Chapter 4

Happy Friday #winelovers! Here’s a post regarding November being Prostate Cancer month. For short hand sake, I’m going to refer to Prostate Cancer as PCA though out this summary. How common you ask? Around 17% of US men will come down with PCA and that’s a lot! PCA is the most common form of cancer found in American, Canadian, Australian… 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 →

Etna is … #Winelover s Speak

Etna Wine School and the Consorzio per la tutela dei vini Etna DOC worked to develop a multi-day program where more than 30 individuals from a dozen countries had direct access to 23 different Etna wineries and scores of wines. During the tour, ‪#‎EtnaWineSchool‬interviewed a number of ‪#‎winelover‬-s and wine-trade professionals about these inimitable volcanic wines. These were their answers… Read more →

Bordeaux

  Panos Kakaviatos Greetings #winelovers! For over 15 years I have been visiting Bordeaux, and tasting the great wines from this celebrated wine region. Bordeaux has always been a standard setter for wines made worldwide, from Cabs and Merlots to Sauvignons and Semillons. It has an enduring appeal, not only for its gorgeous Medoc chateaux, its pastoral Sauternes landscapes, its… 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 →