Tag Archive for #winelover

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 →

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 →

A new discovery in Uruguay: De Lucca. Wines made for #winelover-s.

Reinaldo de Lucca, #winelover   The winery started at end of 19th century. Reinaldo de Lucca’s grand parents arrived from Italy and his grandfather bought the land. The winery was producing wine from old vineyards of Tannat*. His father continued developing the winery. Reinaldo studied agronomy engineering and went to the U.S., then he went to France to study viticulture.… Read more →