Pairing

Fiji Islands my ten days in Paradise

Fiji Islands my ten days in Paradise

Living the dream is just around the corner Palm trees jumping in erotic dance with the clouds, white sands snaking wild around the blue lagoons, vibrant coral reefs snorkelling in the ocean, warm pacific waters singing day and night in front of your idyllic holiday...

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The taste of my Monterey adventure

The taste of my Monterey adventure

Pacific tingling breeze in my hair, Californian fearless sunshine in my face, wild majestic hills on the horizon, dancing cypress trees on the beach, cascading golf courses and a shivering smell of extraordinary days ahead. This is not a script for Hollywood movie,...

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Vine Times Spring Collection – Napoleon’s favourite

Vine Times Spring Collection – Napoleon’s favourite

Pinot Noir – Napoleon’s favourite Fresh leafy salads, succulent lamb, juicy strawberries, dazzling smell of blossom, herbs, flowers… this is what spring season is about when talking food. Of course the wines have to match that glorious spirit of vibrancy, playfulness...

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Your New Year is like a Wine Making story

Your New Year is like a Wine Making story

I met in person 5 amazing men during 2016 – Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, James Altucher, Ramit Sethi and Daymond John. All of them inspired me to create even bigger aspirations for myself and I would like to share at least 10 things on my blog, that I have learned from...

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The Art of Hosting – 10 Tips for a great party

The Art of Hosting – 10 Tips for a great party

I love Xmas parties with friends and it is not about the food and drinks, it is about togetherness. But most of the time interesting food is a big part of the entertainment. I have hosted loads of parties in my life, especially when I work in Media. I have developed...

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Thanksgiving Turkey for Xmas

Thanksgiving Turkey for Xmas

My gorgeous cousin Mariana Rose has managed to impress 25 guests with home-made turkey for Thanksgiving. She is outstanding cook and amazing hostess. The turkey was so juicy and full of flavours, perfectly suitable to wow everyone for Christmas and today she is my...

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The Japanese nigiri is a men’s cooking

The Japanese nigiri is a men’s cooking

VineTimes authentic Sushi lesson with Yuko   Did you know that women do not prepare nigiri sushi– the famous sushi cubes with the raw fish on the top. Men’s hands and body has a constant lower temperature, which affect the quality of modelling and shaping the...

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10 Tips to get the combinations right!

10 Tips to get the combinations right!

Wine and food pairing can be sometimes mission impossible. There are lots of myths around it and there are lots of overrated theories around how this “dating” will going to end up. I can assure you that depends on your own pallet and food preferences. I had a friend,...

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West Coast or East Coast oysters – tasting mission in NYC

West Coast or East Coast oysters – tasting mission in NYC

Trying 5 completely different types of oysters is not something we do every day. I am a big oyster lover and this is a good reason, once in Manhattan, to book  NY oyster tasting experience. Many of you know already that this was once a poor man’s food and the only...

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