I'm in the beautiful region of Umbria in Italy preparing for the first Umbria for #winelovers event that will take place in the next few days in Terni. It's a great opportunity to discover the local food and wine culture of one of the most exciting Italian wine regions. Today I had the opportunity to … Continue reading Unforgettable Food and Wine at Castello delle Regine
In September I visited Donnafugata in Sicily. Included in the two-day visit was a trip to Pantelleria, a satellite island of Sicily where Donnafugata makes one of its most precious treasures, a sweet Passito di Pantelleria. This treasure is the result of a strong local culture that is imposed by the challenges of the extremely difficult growing (and … Continue reading Pantelleria: An Island With A Delicious Treasure
I'm participating in this year's Born Digital Wine Awards more specifically in the Best Wine Photo Essay category. I'm posting my entry here too so you can all enjoy it. Like people, wine finds its origins on a specific place. Influenced by the geography, the geology and the climate of the place where it is … Continue reading Origin
I'm back from Italy and from an amazing week full of exciting people, great conversations, great places and great wine & food. EWBC was again marked by a truly great experience of meeting old friends and making new ones. "Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and … Continue reading EWBC 2011: A great experience in friendship!
Next week I'll be heading to Italy to attend the European Wine Bloggers Conference 2011. EWBC has been consistently one of the best wine events of the year (thanks Gabriella, Ryan & Robert). It'll once again be a great opportunity to talk to old wine friends, meet other online wine entrepreneurs and taste some great … Continue reading Heading to Franciacorta for the EWBC 2011!
I'll be spending the next few days in Italy, more precisely in Milan and Genoa. After 3 days discovering Milan I'll head to Genoa to attend TerroirVino 2011 and its side activities including the Vinix Unplugged Unconference, where I'll be talking about the AVIN. It will be a pleasure to spend some time with my … Continue reading Heading to Italy for TerroirVino