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  • 7 years ago | 2 comments Wine and Tourism

    Wine and Tourism

    After reading a review by Manuel Colmenero Larriba of Lluis Tolosa's new book España no es California , in which he discusses the issue of attracting tourists to Spanish wine regions, I thought of all the news I have been recieving recently about Napa - new restaurants with... read complete post

    laurendickinson Lauren Dickinson
  • 7 years ago | 3 comments BYOB comes to London

    BYOB comes to London

    Having usually been allowed to bring a special bottle of wine if I so chose to a nice restaurant as long as I was willing to pay a corkage fee, it was not until recently that it occurred to me that this could be considered a privilege and not a right. It was not actually until my first... read complete post

    laurendickinson Lauren Dickinson
  • 7 years ago | 0 comments Cheers to Spain!

    Cheers to Spain!

    Bottles of cava were popped all over Spain last night to celebrate the winners of the 2010 World Cup , echoing the fireworks, horns, and shouts that could be heard until late in the night. If you want to join in the spirit you can salute the Spanish team with a glass of Segura Viudas... read complete post

    laurendickinson Lauren Dickinson
  • 7 years ago | 0 comments Who Tastes the Wine?

    Who Tastes the Wine?

    Ordering wine in a restaurant apparently not only creates confusion for the diner (which region? varietal? price? does it go with fish?), but also the sommelier. There's already been some discussion as to which person at the table should receive the wine list, but now a new debate is emerging... read complete post

    laurendickinson Lauren Dickinson
  • 7 years ago | 1 comments French wine to become the Coke of the wine world?

    French wine to become the Coke of the wine world?

    France has been slipping for a while from it's lofty seat at the top of the wine world due to increased competition across the globe but also internal problems such as inconsistent quality standards, lack of government support, and the recent move among younger generations away from wine to... read complete post

    laurendickinson Lauren Dickinson
  • 7 years ago | 0 comments How to read a wine label

    How to read a wine label

    In a bottle of wine there is much information to decode. The wine label is one of the most important since, along with the back label, the bottle type, the capsule and the cap, it's like a car registration or trademark. With it, besides enjoying its design (and commercial hallmark), you... read complete post

    albertlg Albert L.G.
  • 7 years ago | 2 comments

    Uvinum.co.uk, the international social wine recommendations website

    We just launched Uvinum.co.uk on March the 1st. It is our first international expansion since the launch of Uvinum Spain ( www.uvinum.es ) last December 15th. As we have posted before , Uvinum's purpose is to democratize wine knowledge worldwide . Thanks to users wine reviews and experts... read complete post

    nicobour Nico Bour
  • 8 years ago | 0 comments

    Wine: taste and feel it!

    Last weekend I had the opportunity of tasting in my family's house in Provence a 1st Cru of Burgundy . A Montracher Chassagne of 1999 . And I started with my father, Henri Bour to make a comparison of tasting that both were having with this 100% Chardonnay. It came to my mind at that moment... read complete post

    nicobour Nico Bour
  • 8 years ago | 0 comments First Uvinum brainstorming

    First Uvinum brainstorming

    Some weeks ago, we had the opportunity to make our first Uvinum's brainstorming. We invited 7 wine lovers to join us and share opinions about wine and about our project . More than 3 hours together allowed us to have a clearer view on some of the points raised. There will be more meetings like... read complete post

    nicobour Nico Bour
  • 8 years ago | 0 comments

    Uvinum, share your passion for wine

    Passion for wine has inspired us to create Uvinum . The 3 founders have succeeded in unifying our passion for wine with another passion: to be entrepreneurs. That in itself is a great start. A start that was hatched on 9 December 2008 thanks to a simple message on Facebook under... read complete post

    nicobour Nico Bour

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