Sena 2014 and the ageing 2004
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Sena 2014 and the ageing 2004

Clearly, time stopped in its bottle until the enclosure was finally twisted and removed. The vibrant ruby body flowed with ease with a hue decorated with…

Corvina – L’anima della Valpolicella
World of Wine

Corvina – L’anima della Valpolicella

Last month, Cellarmaster Wines engaged me to present the wines of Gerardo Cesari at a Gusto Italiano dinner. It was a sold-out dinner with a…

The Montalcino experience
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The Montalcino experience

What does Montalcino mean to you? Is it a name synonymous with wines from Sangiovese, or the greatest wine region in the entire Italy? Perhaps something…

Serving water and wine, how to draw a line?
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Serving water and wine, how to draw a line?

Will you pay for a glass of tap water? If there is no beverage that interests me, I am happy to pay a reasonable price…

75CL, evolving image of wine merchant
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75CL, evolving image of wine merchant

If cars are available for test drive, and ice cream for sampling, then why should wines be any different? That is a question Cedric Mui,…

Sell an experience, not product
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Sell an experience, not product

Two weeks ago, I published my new concept workshop that focuses on answering consumers’ questions. At its infancy stage, I had chosen to only announce via Twitter….