Monthly Archives: October 2018

4 essential body language tips from a world champion public speaker

4 essential body language tips from a world champion public speaker

A great presentation takes more than smart preparation and execution of verbal skills. Body language is just as important, and the 2014 Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking Dananjaya Hettiarachchi reveals his four best tips. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI Video on Twitter: Follow BI on Facebook: Read more: -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the …

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Wine Marketing Secrets with Dr. Tim Dodd (Video)

Wine Marketing Secrets with Dr. Tim Dodd (Video)

  Tim Dodd is the James Young Regents Professor of Hospitality Management, and Director of the Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute at Texas Tech University. He also serves as the Associate Dean of Administration in the College of Human Sciences. Dr. Dodd worked with the New Zealand grape and wine industry before becoming involved with the Texas industry in the …

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Blending Humour and Wine in South Africa with Charles Back, Fairview Wine (Video)

Blending Humour and Wine in South Africa with Charles Back, Fairview Wine (Video)

Fairview     Charles Back: Charles Louis Back is the third generation owner of South African wine and cheese producer Fairview, in Paarl in the Western Cape Province. Charles Back studied winemaking at Elsenburg Agricultural College in Stellenbosch. He officially joined his family’s company in 1978 and took over full control in 1995 after the death of his father, Cyril. …

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New York State Wines (1) Introduction, and the Finger Lakes

New York State Wines (1) Introduction, and the Finger Lakes

In August, I travelled to New York State, to take a good look at the wines being made here. Of chief interest were wines from the Finger Lakes and Long Island, the two most significant regions in the state. They’re geographically quite far apart, but they have one thing in common: proximity to water moderates the hot summers and cold …

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Tasting Fred Dame Master Sommelier ::: Sherry Master 2016

Tasting Fred Dame Master Sommelier ::: Sherry Master 2016

In the latest international edition of Sherrymaster by Tio Pepe we had the honour of the presence of Fred Dame MS for a unique Palo Cortado tasting. Fred presented a selection of González Byass’ finest Palo Cortados including Leonor, Añada 1982, Añada 1987, Añada 1998, Apostoles and 4 Cortados, a 120 year old Palo Cortado from González Byass’ archive, to …

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Steven Spurrier: What I’ve been drinking this month

Steven Spurrier: What I’ve been drinking this month

Decanter’s long-standing consultant editor hand-picks fine wines for drinking now and recommends others to lay down, all priced from £25 upwards...From the cellar Henschke, Mt Edelstone Shiraz 1994 Steven Spurrier recommends: You may also like: See more articles from Decanter magazine’s November 2018 issue Steven Spurrier’s top Bordeaux wines of all time The post Steven Spurrier: What I’ve been drinking this …

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Wine Reviews: Murrieta’s Well

Wine Reviews: Murrieta’s Well

If you’re unfamiliar with the wines of California’s Livermore Valley, Murrieta’s Well might be a good place to start. This Livermore Valley producer sources grapes from about 100 acres of estate vineyards on a site that dates back to the 1880s. That’s when Louis Mel purchased the property and planted a vineyard based on cuttings from Chateau d’Yquem and Chateau …

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Amarula Cocktails 2 Ways

Amarula Cocktails 2 Ways

2 deliciously creamy cocktail ideas featuring your favourite AMARULA liquer Ingredients Part 1: 2 cups Amarula 2 cups coconut water 1 ½ cup crushed ice 1 tsp African Fynbos honey 1 tbsp toasted coconut bits 1 coconut ribbon Part 2: ½ cup coconut cream 1 tbsp African Fynbos honey 1 Madagascan vanilla pod 1 coconut, cut in half for serving …

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Everything GREAT About Thor: Ragnarok!

Everything GREAT About Thor: Ragnarok!

FilmJoy's Thor Ragnarok video: Subscribe to FilmJoy: This movie, I tell ya. It might be my favorite MCU film. Guardians is still up there. Iron Man 1 is still up there. I've got to let it settle a little. Buuuuuuut not everyone loved it. So here's everything right With Thor 3. Support me on Patreon if you'd like: CinemaWins Socials: …

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Sommelier Roundtable: What's Your Biggest Pet Peeve? (Wine Spectator)

Sommelier Roundtable: What's Your Biggest Pet Peeve? (Wine Spectator)

Diners who refuse to be open-minded about wine or won't let sommeliers do their jobs. Sommeliers who condescend to diners or push their own wine agendas. Servers who refuse to believe your wine is corked or use nails-on-a-chalkboard clichés. These are just a few of the pet peeves on all sides of the dining equation that can mar an otherwise …

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Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove (Video Version)

Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove (Video Version)

The Maurice White story is a MUST read for any true fan of the mighty EW&F: Click to subscribe: Listen to Earth, Wind & Fire on Spotify: Album's from Earth, Wind & Fire: Open Our Eyes: Click here to buy: Amazon: That's the Way of the World: Click here to buy iTunes: Google Play: Now, Then & Forever: Click here …

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A strategy meeting in the Oval Office

A strategy meeting in the Oval Office

Cast Donald J. Trump (DJT) Donald Trump Jr. (DTJr) Ivanka Trump (IT) Kellyanne Conway (KC) Sarah Huckabee Sanders (SHS) Melania Trump (MT) KC: Mr. President, we can use this Kavanaugh crisis to rile up our base. DJT: Sounds good. But how do we do it? SHS: We organize pro-Kavanaugh rallies across the country. KC: He asked me, Sarah, not you. …

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