Bellavita Expo 2015 in London

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Bellavista 2015 is coming to London! Bellavita Expo is a B2B event aimed to increase the interaction of Italian producers and top buyers in every sector. Bellavita showcases the excel- lence of Made-in-Italy through international exhibitions, and between 2015 and 2020 Bellavita is targeted to become the global benchmark of Italian food and beverage. The event takes … Continue reading

Collisioni – wine, food and rock – 19th and 20th of July in Barolo, Italy

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Wine, cheese and hazelnuts from Piedmont will bring Neil Young and Deep Purple to the Barolo Literature and music festival at the first Italian Agri-Rock Festival, supported by the Piedmont farming world and many other participants. Collisioni is the first Agri-Rock Festival born in Italy. The idea of Collisioni festival consists in bringing the great … Continue reading

Sleeping in London: Metropolitan hotel, Mayfair

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Spaciousness, airiness and lightness, view open at the vastness of Hyde park and proverbial kindness with obligingness on one of the most famous streets of Mayfair –  the renowned Park Lane – mark the prestigious Metropolitan hotel, in which resides also the famous restaurant Nobu. Mayfair is one of the richest areas of the central London, … Continue reading

Fascinating monograph – Vipavska – colours, scents, flavours

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The valley of mansions, castles and farmsteads between the Kras and the Trnovo forest, Nanos plateau and the Soča River, offers a deep variety of characteristic colours, scents and flavours to expert as well as amateur lovers of wine and cuisine. Readers now have at their disposal a rich monograph titled Vipavska – colours, scents, … Continue reading

VIVIT BRINGS ORGANIC AND BIODYNAMIC WINES INTO THE LIMELIGHT AT VINITALY

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A new, more comfortable and functional area is envisaged within the scope of the Hall 11 expansion project at Veronafiere. Agreement with the Vi.Te. – Winemakers & Terroirs Association for selecting exhibitors, whose products must observe strict requirements. The event is also open to distributors of foreign wines. Vinitaly 2013, scheduled 7-10 April 2013 (www.vinitaly.com), … Continue reading

Winemakers at “Dalla Slovenia con amore” 2012 in Rome

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I’m happy to be able to present in Rome 9 excellent Slovenian winemakers from 4 different regions who will present 45 stunning wines. Ho il grande piacere di presentare a Roma 9 eccelenti viticoltori di 4 diverse regioni slovene che presenteranno 45 vini favolosi. ŠTAJERSKA/SYTRIA Joannes Pullus Steyer ISTRA/ISTRIA Rodica VIPAVA/VIPACO Batič BRDA/COLIO SLOVENO Edi … Continue reading

Workshop in Ljubljana: The luxury of orange dimension

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Isabelle Legeron: http://www.thatcrazyfrenchwoman.com/ Registrations: From 12th November at http://www.slovenskifestivalvin.si/obiskovalci/delavnice

15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in Ljubljana

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On 22 and 23 November 2012 Ljubljana will host the traditional 15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in the Grand hotel Union. More: http://en.slovenskifestivalvin.si/

Vinitaly report: Wine market trends in USA

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Three questions help interpret the wine market in major and emerging consumer countries, three questions help explain how winemaking in changing in the light of evolution in consumer preferences and even climate change. Vinitaly posed six questions to the journalists and oenologists – among the most famous and qualified in the world – selected as … Continue reading

Leonardo by Slovenian winemaker Marjan Simčič proclaimed as Wine of the year in UK

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I’m always happy to hear good news. This one is very special. Leonardo 2005, the dessert wine of the Simčič winery (Marjan Simčič) was on this years Sommeliers Wine Awards in UK proclaimed as wine of the year. Leonardo wine is produced with 5,000 kg of extraordinary Ribolla grapes that are hand picked and air … Continue reading