Dirk Vermeersch 2015

Dirk Vermeersch na 33 jaar terug in 24H Zolder

Eenmalige comeback met BMW 235i Racing Cup. Na een afwezigheid van meer dan 30 jaar zal Dirk Vermeersch terug aan de start verschijnen van de 24 Uren van Zolder op 29 en 30 augustus met een door JJ Motorsport team van Jan Hooremans ingezette BMW 325i Racing Cup wagen. Een … Read More


The Evolution of Wine Across Religions

The evolution of alcohol across the three monotheistic religions Why is it that one can observe a religious Jew filling his cup to the brim with wine on a Friday night, while a religious Muslim wouldn’t be caught dead holding a drink? The world’s three major monotheistic religions have overlapping … Read More


La Cave Ideale pour Conserver Son Vin

Pour conserver mon vin, ma cave ne doit pas dépasser 14°. Vrai ou faux ? Chaque été, la question se pose. Quand la température extérieure monte parfois jusqu’à 35° voire plus, de nombreuses caves d’amateurs frôlent ou dépassent les 20°. Est-ce grave docteur ? Tous les guides et tous les livres … Read More


Five Tricks To Remove a Red Wine Stain

Wine stains happen to the best of us. That’s just the risk we take for loving red wine so much. Eventually, in the midst of a good time, a little wine is going to spill and we’re going to have to deal with cleaning it up. Have no fear, red … Read More

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Tja, dit is ook een manier om je wijn te verkopen…

Over sommige reclames kun je niet al te veel zeggen, behalve dat ze steengoed en briljant gevonden zijn. En dit is er zo één. Dus kijk maar gewoon… Meer briljante reclames zien? Neem dan ook eens een kijkje in onze Creatieve Advertenties-basket, met daarin onder andere deze hilarische reclame van … Read More


Why Most Winemakers Choose These Bottles

Why Wine Bottles Come in Different Shapes Wine bottles come in all shapes and sizes, from tall and slender to short and stout. And while the bottle shape doesn’t make a difference in terms of impacting the wine’s flavor, the bottle chosen does often represent a good amount of history … Read More


Is Eating With Your Hands OK ?

The Rules For Eating With Your Hands In India, Africa And The Middle East There’s an art to hand-to-mouth dining We often hear questions like: what did we ever do before the iPhone. It’s a fair question for sure. But, what did we ever do before cutlery? This summer, Oprah … Read More


Whats the Difference Between Champagne, Cava, Sekt …

Wine Terms to Know: Méthode Champenoise / Méthode Traditionnelle Sparkling wine is the hardest working wine in the business. Your average bottle of bubbly is expected to be fun, elegant, luxurious, mysterious, playful, and food-friendly all at once. Pop the cork on your favorite bottle of fizzy wine and you’re … Read More


6 Management Lessons That Everyone Should Know.

There’s numerous ways in which you can better manage your work and your life, but here are six basic lessons that will prove invaluable. Read More: 6 Management Lessons That Everyone Should Know. #2 Is Priceless.Heartwarming


The Only Way to Hold a Wine Glass

IS THERE A CORRECT WAY TO HOLD A WINE GLASS? So, remember how everyone was giving Olivia Pope flack for holding her wine glass by the goblet? While we thought it was a bit silly to hold a fictional character to exacting somm standards, there is some truth behind the … Read More


Geloof het of niet

Wijn en astrologie. Het staat in de sterren geschreven. Wijn en astrologie, je zou het misschien niet onmiddellijk aan elkaar linken. Toch is er een duidelijke band tussen wijn en astrologie. Ieder sterrenbeeld heeft een perfecte match in de wijnwereld. Benieuwd naar jou match, lees dan vlug verder. Wijn en … Read More


15 redenen waarom LePlan wijn jouw beste vriend is

Vrienden én een goed glas LePlan wijn, heb je meer nodig in ’t leven? Twee dingen die trouwens veel meer op elkaar lijken dan je op het eerste gezicht zou denken. Deze 15 dingen bewijzen dat wijn jouw beste vriend is. Echt waar. 1. Wijn staat altijd voor je klaar … Read More


Think Pink. An Introduction to French Rosé

Wine geeks used to be able to wax poetic about how awfully misunderstood rosé was. Guilty by pigmentation; pithy, dry, well-made rosés were largely ignored as thirsty drinkers assumed those pink wines would taste sweet, seem poorly made, or both. Thankfully for rosé lovers, those days are long behind us. … Read More


Why You shouldn’t Fear Screw-Capped Wine

The Cork Versus Screw Cap The French – who most often proudly seal their wine with a cork – invented the screw cap. Yep, that’s a fact. In the late 1950s French researchers created a product called “Stelcap vin,” a screw cap that was repurposed from the caps used to … Read More


Drink the Wines you Care About

When I first started getting into wine I looked for guidance; don’t we all? Someone to lead us by the hand, tell us what we should be drinking. I think it is traditional at this point to say I turned to a big name critic such as Parker, but in … Read More