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Change is in the Air

A new season is upon us which means it is time for me to write a new wine list for fall/winter.  Just like the last menu change, there is a process involved; first: I meet with my boss to see what he is willing to let me change, second: I make my own list of things I would like to see change, third: I reach out to my vendors to set up tastings, after all of the tastings I work through all the wines like pieces of a puzzle – strategizing regions, prices, flavors, pairings with the menu, and fairness between vendors.   173 more words

Il fascino del Vino

Protagonista il vino, l’elisir di lunga vita, bevanda sacra a tanti Dei, succo di-vino celebrato nei riti religiosi.

Da tempo immemore il vino ha svolto un ruolo di fondamentale rilievo nei raduni importanti o nelle feste popolari, terreni coltivati a vigna hanno raggiunto con onore il titolo di “Patrimonio storico” arrivando a mutare considerevolmente il paesaggio. 511 more words


Does "Vintage" Really Matter (Especially for a 20-something?)

The term “old wine” used to mean something. When someone opened up a so-called classic vintage of Bordeaux or came up from their cellars with twenty-year old Burgundy, there was a magic in the air that everyone at a table could feel. 995 more words


A master sommelier reveals 4 trends changing the wine industry

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

As summer fades to fall, rosé’s time in the sun is quickly fading. Fortunately, there are some fresh new wine trends on the horizon. 698 more words


Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #28 (#MWWC28)

Last week, Beth of Traveling Wine Chick won Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #27 (#MWWC27) and just like all previous winners of the Challenge, her “reward” was to choose the theme for the following Challenge (in this case #MWWC28). 671 more words


Time to put the sommeliers in the spotlight: Andy De Brouwer

It is time to put another sommelier in the spotlight! This time we’ll get to know more about Belgian Top sommelier Andy De Brouwer owner ( 4th generation ) of restaurant/hotel… 651 more words



Min smoothie jag gjorde nyss kändes som en riktig vitaminkick. Perfekt att svepa såhär hemkommen från en eftermiddag i stallet och ett tufft dressyrpass på ponnyn. 93 more words

Daniella Lundh Egenäs