In Autumn of 2013, Finkus Bripp decided to do a winery architecture series and visit some of Alto Adige’s leading wineries, four in total and another series is planned in 2014. Though Alto Adige is one of Italy’s smallest wine regions (in regards to production volume), it boasts the highest overall quality level – over

In Autumn of 2013, Finkus Bripp decided to do a winery architecture series and visit some of Alto Adige’s leading wineries, four in total and another series is planned in 2014. Though Alto Adige is one of Italy’s smallest wine regions (in regards to production volume), it boasts the highest overall quality level – over

In Autumn of 2013, Finkus Bripp decided to do a winery architecture series and visit some of Alto Adige’s leading wineries, four in total and another series is planned in 2014. Though Alto Adige is one of Italy’s smallest wine regions (in regards to production volume), it boasts the highest overall quality level – over

VINHO VERDE Spring is a time of beginnings, of renewals, of discoveries; it’s a refresher course that includes becoming reacquainted with the neighbors and a post-winter appreciation of all things green. In the world of wine, is there a comparable all-of-the-above example than Portugal’s iconoclastic Vinho Verde? Even the new Vinho Verde website looks fresh

I was on the go in Kamptal, Austria and decided to visit my buddy Vincent Bründlmayer  of Weingut Bründlmayer in Langenlois, one of Austria’s leading wineries. Vincent’s father, Willi Bründlmayer, is regarded as one of Austria’s top winemakers and has helped put the country on the map with his fantastic Grüner Veltliner and high-quality reds.

CAMPOGATE – THE JIM BUDD INTERVIEW

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In December 2011 Jim Budd, professional wine journalist based in London with 24+ years experience, was bestowed the title of “This Blogger…” by Robert Parker in relation to his findings in the “Campogate” story (together with Harold Heckle) where an email by Pancho Campo MW was found offering the region of Murcia a 50% discount

Richard Karlo (Owner and Winemaker) and Sherry Martin (Marketing) run Karlo Estates (founded in 2006),  one of the newer wineries in “The County” . Up until ten years ago Prince Edward County was a weekend getaway known for the Sandbanks Provincial Park and not so much for its wine production and gourmet culture. With just

One of my favourite things when it comes to Social Media is the offline aspect. I’ve taken the conversation offline on a few occasions, in this case with Chris on my Napa visit (as well as with Paul Mabray of VinTank – see interview) strictly because I liked what he had to say and most

Paul Mabray, CSO at VinTank is definitely one of the most motivational people I’ve met in a long time, with a ton of passion & heart to boot. When it comes to business, he shoots from the hip and his aim is dead ON! We met up in Napa, shared some great bottles, broke bread,

This is definitely a WOTR LIGHT episode but it was much fun to produce none the less. Having Jancis in front of the lense and to myself for an hour was an experience I’ll never forget. The themes covered…

In this segment of the interview, Finkus discusses the Purple Pages, social networking and how Jancis’ wine writing has developed from 1975 to now.

The Master of Wine interview is the third and final episode of the Jancis Robinson Trilogy – wow, what a word – Trilogy! I must admit, editing the interview videos surely helped improve my vocabulary and clarity of speech – one notices how many light years away one is from being anywhere near a video

The first Wines of Portugal Internantional Conference took place on December 09 to 11, 2010 in Oporto and featured Touriga Nacional as the grape to discover.

Conceptual Artist, Vocalist & Lyricist (Yello), Producer, Director, Writer, Filmmaker and not to mention, Organic Wine Producer and Rancher in Mendoza, ARG… when it comes to the true definition of creative all-rounder

Conceptual Artist, Vocalist & Lyricist (Yello), Producer, Director, Writer, Filmmaker and not to mention, Organic Wine Producer and Rancher in Mendoza, ARG… when it comes to the true definition of creative all-rounder

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