There is a saying which is told to the people who comes back from a trip: “Keep the things that you eat and drink as a secret; just tell us what you saw.” Well, I will do the opposite! I have been eating and drinking really delicious and different things in Chile and I will start… Continue reading DISCOVERING THE BASICS
I met Anthony Mueller, after a long day of working and we started an enjoyable conversation along with a glass of wine, which will take away the tiredness of the day. We talked about many things; about his career, about the important aspects to be a good sommelier, about Inglenook winery, about his future plans… Continue reading A GLASS OF WINE WITH ANTHONY MUELLER
Arrived to 5766 Silverado trail, the glorious entrance doors opened and we were inside. As we entered, the busy Silverado Trail was left miles away, and we found ourselves surrounded by hills which carry vineyards on their lap. We decided to enjoy the landscape after tasting, since I was very curious about the wines… Continue reading Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
What is the best season of the year: Summer! What is the best thing we can do in summer: Party! What is the best drink we can have in the party: Wine! That is tough to argue with this logic! Summer is a solid reason for organizing a party, and to a wine lover it… Continue reading Summer, Wine, Party!
If there are two important moments in a year for the wineries; the first one is the commencement of the harvest and the second is the end! The wineries usually celebrate one of these important moments, and share it with their employees and/or consumers. On August 13th, I went to Harvest Party of Inglenook winery,… Continue reading Inglenook Harvest Party
“Do these grapes have a problem? They are changing their color not uniformly, but berry by berry!” asked my friend, pointing me the vines in veraison. It was his first time to see the veraison. This is one of the most spectaculous times of the vineyard, when the berries start to change their color from… Continue reading Veraison in Napa Valley
I have never seen so many wine festivals successively! In Chile, when the grape harvest season starts, every single city makes its own wine festival, for celebrating the commencing of the vintage, it is called “Fiesta de la Vendimia” in Spanish; the harvest festival. In every harvest festival, depending on the town that is held, there… Continue reading Fiesta de la Vendimia