What a year it’s been! More than the wine, WOTR is about the people and places I’m privileged to meet and visit. No scores, no tasting notes… just fun, smiling faces and passion!

When I decided to become a certified Sommelier a couple of years ago, it had to do with my passion for wine and the fact that I wanted to learn as much about it as I possibly could. Little did I know, the more you learn, the more you realise how little you know!

This is the first WOTR event episode and I must admit, it was a lot of fun! There’s nothing like being surrounded by 1000 FREE wines, great people and the possibility to ask whatever the hell I want! In the first BTimes episode I had the opportunity to talk to Olly Smith of BBC Saturday

The “Suami of Umami” (aka Tim Hanni MW) is surely one of the leading international wine personalities when it comes to wine tasting, how people taste and also why people taste what they taste. He’s been researching the subject for over a decade but on this day, at the 2010 Bibendum Times Event, nothing seemed