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The Vincast Episode 112 - Michael Brajkovich MW from Kumeu River

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The Brajkovich family emigrated to New Zealand from Croatia in the 1930s, bringing with them some experience growing grapes for wine production. After purchasing property just outside of Auckland in the 1940s, the family tended the vineyard for decades until officially launching the… 120 more words

Podcasts

Il Più Grande: The art of Marchesi Antinori

The fact that every serious winelover knows at least one wine from this immense selection displays how big the Antinori brand actually is. Opened in 1385 (yes, you read it right), this winery developed its roots in beloved Florence (Tuscany, Italy) and is currently active in three other countries – Romania, Hungary and the US. 1,087 more words

Travel

On Timorasso and Belonging

Saturday, May 14, 2014 – The last full day of the 8th Institute of Masters of Wine Symposium found me glumly sipping my way through the day’s first tasting, entitled “Discovering the New Italy.”  Why glumly?   581 more words

Italy

Time to put the sommeliers in the spotlight: Caro Maurer

Now that we are only a few days away from knowing who will be the new Best sommelier of Belgium it seems nice to know which international top sommeliers will be judging and grading our finalists. 764 more words

Wine

Time to put the sommeliers in the spotlight: Romana Echensperger

Let me introduce to you one of the international top sommeliers that will be judging during the competition of Best Sommelier of Belgium Romana Echsperger… 725 more words

Wine

Time to put the sommeliers in the spotlight: Gerard Basset

Gerard Basset is from all the sommeliers I’ve interviewed, without any doubt the most admired sommelier from within as from outside the ‘world of sommeliers’. Most top sommeliers I’ve interviewed so far gave his name as THE person they admire the most… Which made me wonder who Gerard himself admires …. 710 more words

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