Daily Archives: October 6, 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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