How to choose wine for a fancy wedding
If you ask any bride, between the veil type and the wine type, she will give more importance to the first problem. Unfortunately, this approach will not improve the value of the wedding or that of the gift, for those who care about this aspect….
Guest Post Julia Scavo: Soliloquy of a multi-polar: thoughts and reflections about the Romanian wine nowadays
The Somm’s voice… Who is Iulia Scavo? Most think of me as a Romanian Somm, as I have been representing Romania in the most prestigious ASI competitions since 2010. However, I have served too few Romanian wines in a restaurant since the beginnings of my…
Judging Romanian wines by the label: themes and symbols
Clothes, posters, book covers, labels … how much does the graphical presentation matter for our choices? Neither of us admits they judge people, movies, books, and wines according to these criteria, but we do it at a subliminal level. We are not superficial; we do…
The Flowers of Evil- Wine faults
Wet dog? Barnyard smell? Pickled cabbage? Rotten apples? Vinegar? Glue? Mold? Nobody likes such attributes in their wine tasting notes. Unfortunately, sometimes even if manufacturers, distributors, and even consumers try their best, the wine ending up in our glasses has one of these defects. What…
5 lessons from craft beers for wineries
Organic, Biodynamic, Vegan or Natural? What’s the difference? What do we choose?
Wine-from legend to country brand
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Silvia Palasca- web dev by day, wine storyteller by night (or the other way around)
Hello, I'm Silvia, wine and travel enthusiast. Looking to turn my passions into a lifestyle. As I writer and web designer I thrive on great sips and epic scenery. WSET Level 2 graduate, I love writing, talking and analyzing wine. If you have a project in mind, let's talk!