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DAWA judge profile: Fabien Duboueix

DAWA judge profile: Fabien Duboueix

Fabien Duboueix, head sommelier of The NCO Club, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.Fabien DuboueixFabien Duboueix Pursuing his career in the wine and hospitality industry across Germany, France, Ireland, England, Spain, USA and now Singapore, Fabien Duboueix brings with him a wealth of over 19 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. Born in …

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DAWA judge profile: Mathias Camilleri MS

DAWA judge profile: Mathias Camilleri MS

Mathias Camilleri MS, Head sommelier at CÉ LA VI restaurant in Singapore, is a judge at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018Mathias Camilleri MSMathias Camilleri MS Mathias Camilleri MS is currently Head sommelier at CÉ LA VI restaurant in Singapore. Originally from Paris, Mathias began his career in wine in 2011 by passing a wine degree at «Lycée Albert de …

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DAWA judge profile: Arnaud Echalier

DAWA judge profile: Arnaud Echalier

Arnaud Echalier, currently the Senior Beverage Manager for Sands Resorts Macao, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.Arnaud EchalierArnaud Echalier From a young age Arnaud Echalier studied catering and hospitality, starting his wine education at the Hotel Mercure. He has consequently spent time working as a commis sommelier for Michelin starred restaurants such as Jacques Thorel’s L’Auberge …

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DAWA judge profile: Ignatius Chan

DAWA judge profile: Ignatius Chan

Ignatius Chan, a sommelier and restaurateur from Singapore, is a judge in the Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2018.Ignatius ChanIgnatius Chan Ignatius Chan is a sommelier and restaurateur who founded Iggy’s restaurant in 2004, which is currently located in The Hilton Singapore. It recently received a Michelin star in the 2nd edition of the Singapore Michelin Guide. Beginning his career when …

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Daily Wine News: Visiting Rosé Mansion

Daily Wine News: Visiting Rosé Mansion

(Flickr: Susanne Nilsson) In VinePair, Emily Saladino visits New York City’s Rosé Mansion. “If you hate the Rosé Mansion on principle, you’re not wrong, but you are missing the bigger picture. It represents an enormous market of wine fans eager to self-identify with “rosé” as a brand. Instead of viewing them as digitally minded dolts, we should embrace them, and …

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DAWA judge profile: Nikhil Agarwal

DAWA judge profile: Nikhil Agarwal

Nikhil Agarwal is a trained sommelier and judge at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine AwardsNikhil AgarwalNikhil Agarwal Nikhil Agarwal is a trained Sommelier, wine and spirits writer, editor for Food and Wine Magazine India and an international wine and spirits competition judge. He is the brainchild behind All Things Nice, India’s leading wine, spirits and luxury marketing and consulting agency. …

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DAWA judge profile: Artur Aronov

DAWA judge profile: Artur Aronov

Artur Aronov, Head Sommelier at Aberdeen Street Social in Hong Kong, is a judge at the 2018 Decanter Asia Wine AwardsArtur AronovArtur Aronov Originally from Estonia, Artur Aronov has joined the Aberdeen Street Social team as Head Sommelier in Hong Kong. With many years experience in globally recognised restaurants, Artur brings with him a depth of knowledge and an understanding …

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Historic ‘German’ Riesling from 1811 uncorked

Historic ‘German’ Riesling from 1811 uncorked

Riesling has an extraordinary capacity to age, but how far can you push the best wines? Anne Krebiehl MW tastes a top vintage of the early 19th century at Geheimer Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan... Old and rare wines in the cellars of Bassermann-Jordan in Pfalz.Germany wasn’t a unified nation and its first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, hadn’t even been born …

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Trump, encouraging violence, tells his followers to get ready

It’s Tuesday

Violence? Trump’s hysterical warning to his so-called “Christian” base boiled down essentially to this: If you don’t get violent with the Left, they’ll get violent with you. Well, Trump’s base knows something about violence. These are your standard NRA ammophiles—angry, uneducated white men who pack rifles in their pickup trucks, carry concealed weapons just in case they have to “stand …

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34 hours in New York, eating and drinking well, part 1

34 hours in New York, eating and drinking well, part 1

Olmsted, Brooklyn After exploring the Finger Lakes and Long Island wine regions, Christina Rasmussen and I had just a short time in the city of New York before heading back to the UK. I hadn’t been to New York since 1998, and this was Christina’s first visit. We arrived in New York at 7 pm Friday and departed 5 am …

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Trump: Going down fighting

It’s Tuesday

Trump is trying desperately to distract America’s attention away from his legal and sexual scandals by throwing bright shiny confetti into the air, but it’s not working. You have to give the guy credit. He does know how to market things, whether it’s a building, a T.V. program, or himself. But so does Mueller. It’s almost like the two of …

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Ceritas (California)

Ceritas (California)

Phoebe Bass & John Raytek Healdsburg, California Ceritas is a Sonoma winery that is around since 2005, it is managed by John Raytek and his wife Phoebe Bass, both make wine in their facility in Healdsburg from contracted grapes, all... Source : http://www.wineterroirs.com/2018/08/ceritas_healdsburg_california.html

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What Are Wine Tannins? – Wine 101 Videos (Ep. 6)

What Are Wine Tannins? – Wine 101 Videos (Ep. 6)

Unveil the mysteries of wine tannins. You’ll never drink wine the same way again! You’d be surprised by how many folks still think wine tannins cause headaches! The truth is that tannins are surprisingly good. So, what are they? And, why are they so “good?” Wine Tannins The term “tannins in wine” describes several classes of phenolic compounds. These include …

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2018 September’s Winesong Weekend is coming in Mendocino County

2018 September’s Winesong Weekend is coming in Mendocino County

[All images are from Winesong.] In its Thirty-Fourth year, Winesong Weekend, Mendocino County’s premier food and wine experience, will take place on Friday, September 7, and Saturday, September 8. The folks are Winesogn Weekend want you to know the details around this year’s event. They’re going to also have a live auction with “Hot Lots.” Some […] Source : http://www.wine-blog.org/index.php/2018/08/29/winesong-weekend-is-coming-in-mendocino-county-2018/

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Amazon Alexa ups food and wine pairing skills

Amazon Alexa ups food and wine pairing skills

A recently launched app via Amazon Echo has sought to increase the wine and food pairing ability of Alexa, the company’s virtual personal assistant service. Close-up of Amazon Echo Dot fixed to the wall. Amazon Echo’s ‘Wine Finder’ claims to offer 500 food and wine pairing ideas and has so far averaged 3.5 stars out of five, albeit out of …

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Enoteca Falorni showcases award-winning wines

Enoteca Falorni showcases award-winning wines

The most famous Enoteca in the Chianti Classico area showcases Award winning wines throughout 2018Enoteca Falorni is known as the largest wine shop in Tuscany. With their wide selection of over 1000 different labels to choose from and more than 100 wines that are available for tasting, it really is a treasure cave. Using an innovating enomatic wine serving system …

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Enoteca Salebrum Exhibit 6 award-winning wines

Enoteca Salebrum Exhibit 6 award-winning wines

Travel to the Tuscan coast and taste the best wines from Maremma, Tuscany and the rest of Italy...Situated in the historical centre on the Tuscan coast, Enoteca Salebrum offers a selection of the best wines from Maremma, Tuscany and the rest of Italy. With more than 30 wines available to taste by the glass and a great selection of fine …

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Daily Wine News: Stony Hill Sold

Daily Wine News: Stony Hill Sold

(Source: Stony Hill Vineyard) Esther Mobley reports that Napa Valley’s Stony Hill Vineyard has been sold to Long Meadow Ranch. “…there’s no question that an acquisition by Long Meadow Ranch is a different sort of acquisition from what Napa has seen lately…Other family-owned wineries have been handed over to global corporations…But Stony Hill is passing from one family to another. …

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Vin Room Canada promotes DWWA 2018 winners throughout all of November!

Vin Room Canada promotes DWWA 2018 winners throughout all of November!

Throughout November 2018, Vin Rooms across all 3 locations will be showcasing 8 awarded wines from this year’s DWWA. Vin Room restaurant and wine bar has over 85 wines available by the glass. Their ethos is that wines are as unique and individual as the people who enjoy them and this is why at all their locations in Canada they …

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V?na Studija exhibits 31 award-winning wines this September

V?na Studija exhibits 31 award-winning wines this September

Find out why you should visit V?na Studija in Riga, Latvia this August...V?na Studija in Riga, Latvia, offers an excellent wine selection from around the world, exquisite cuisine and regular art exhibitions showcasing masterpieces of well-known Latvian artists. Their stores, restaurants and bars stock over 1000 wines that you can buy to take away or enjoy in their restaurant. V?na Studija’s …

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