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Priorat wine-the pleasurable detox

Priorat wine-the pleasurable detox

During the month, when everybody talks about greens, veggies, fruits, meat, gluten and dairy free, I can only blend my blog with this topic and suggest a simple recipe for a winter detox - go for red grape juice. Red wines has been through long observations in have...

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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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My Christmas Wine Advent Calendar

My Christmas Wine Advent Calendar

24th of December Christmas Eve, a day to reflect on the events that shaped your year, on the things that are important for you, on the lessons learnt and the people, who influenced your life. I am coming from Eastern Europe and we start the big celebrations on the...

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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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My Portuguese Xmas Love affair

My Portuguese Xmas Love affair

Portuguese Wines are ultimate pleasure to research and talk about. They are heavily underrated and underpriced in comparison to other European wines of the same class. To me they are pure excitement and challenge for every sommelier, as they always hide away a...

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Port Wine is your Christmas Grand Finale

Port Wine is your Christmas Grand Finale

Port wine originates from Portugal and the magnificent Duro Valley. It is a blend of black grape varieties. The process of making emphasises on the rapid extraction of colour and tannins from the skins, during a short period of fermentation. Port like Sherry is a...

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From Thanksgiving to Xmas can be sexy with Napa

From Thanksgiving to Xmas can be sexy with Napa

Napa Valley wines are special. They share history of a great nation and great wine ambitions – to create the New World wine landmark. Anyone who has been around Napa Valley knows how magical this place is and how rich in every way California is for food and wine, a...

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Christmas in a Glass

Christmas in a Glass

3 Facts about Mulled Wine + 1 Great Way to Make It   Origin The very first use of the world “mull” (meaning “to heat, sweeten, and flavor with spices”) was dated by Merriam-Webster back to 1618, but the concept excited centuries before that. It is said that in ancient...

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Visualise the aroma and taste through music

Visualise the aroma and taste through music

New style wine tasting in Shoreditch   I had a phone call from a friend, who is experienced sommelier. I wanted to check a few details before my first Vine Times Club event last Saturday. We went through the wines that I have chosen and then he said: “You know...

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The club gets cracking on tasting

The club gets cracking on tasting

Why I am so proud of the first VineTimes.London Wine Club gathering this week?   My wine knowledge and passion would have been nothing without the opportunity to share with you, to learn and challenge myself with a real wine lovers out there. The only way to make...

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