Het was een zeer zware 24 uren van Spa, met wisselende weersomstandigheden, ongevallen, pace-cars en veel, heel veel goede GT wagens en piloten. Uiteindelijk zijn het dezelfde teams als vorig op de 1ste en 2de plaats, maar in omgekeerde volgorde. Beiden LePlan GT wine partners. Maar ditmaal met het BMW … Read More
Imagine a magical elixir that makes you more attractive to yourself and your date, helps you slim down, and gets you in the mood. Look no further than a glass of vino. Wine has a multitude of health benefits, including strengthening your heart and possibly lowering people’s risk for diabetes, but where wine really shines … Read More
Winery owners are among the few people in Greece who haven’t been devastated by the financial crisis, and aren’t crushed by the possibility of leaving the euro. “I wish the crisis could go on the way it is now for the next 10 or 15 years,” Konstantinos Lazarakis MW said last … Read More
Naomi… from model to racing car driver! Born in Belgium, Rwandese Mother, Raised in South Africa, Vice-Champion Karting of South Africa, Chinese Clio Cup Champion and now works racing car driver KTM X-bow GT4 for Reiter Engineering Team based in Germany… The least what we can say is that Naomi … Read More
How to know if your sommelier is the JAY Z of wine. Sommeliers are now regular fixtures in many restaurants, but how can one determine if their suggestions are worth trusting? It turns out that you don’t have to know a lot about wine to judge a sommelier’s skills. To … Read More
Jules Bianchi 1989 – 2015 by Joe Saward. It is with great sadness that I must report the death last night of Jules Bianchi, at the age of 25. Bianchi had been in hospital in Nice since November, having been repatriated from Japan after his unfortunate collision with a … Read More
As anti-snobs, we’ll be the first to tell you that there’s no need to purchase ultra-specific glassware in order to enjoy a drink. For instance, as long as you have a good set of wine glasses, you don’t have to buy Bordeaux glasses and white wine glasses (though if you want to, go for … Read More
Are you nurturing a secret dream of becoming a vigneron in France, just like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? They bought the Chateau Miraval for a reported $60 million in 2013. You can get away with less than that but don’t count on it coming cheap. France being a centralized country that is keen on … Read More
Source: Restaurant Piet Huysentruyt bij beste van de wereld – Gazet van Antwerpen
When it’s hot outside, we wake early to work the vineyards when it’s still fresh. This morning I got up at 05:00 to do some ‘green harvest’ in our young Viogniers. This operation consist in taking off the grapes in an early stage. Here under some picks.
Is wine healthy or not? There are countless studies that both warn and praise wine for its health benefits, but which side should you trust? When it comes to wine and health, there are a lot of articles floating around out there that are a little misleading, for example, take … Read More
FOR MILLIONS OF DRINKERS, the scariest two words on a bottle of wine are “CONTAINS SULFITES.” MARC VOLK / GETTY IMAGES Sulfites comprise a range of sulfur compounds—particularly sulfur dioxide (SO2)—that are a natural by-product of the fermentation process that work as a preservative against certain yeast and bacteria (which … Read More
Last minute vacation in the South of France? Suze-La-Rousse is the place to be! Not a cloud in the sky for the next 10 days. Lots of nice B&B’s here, markets, festivals, concerts and wine tastings! Everything you can dream of for a nice holiday. Some informative websites for planning … Read More
Victory in the second Euro Series by Nova Race for Naomi Schiff and Reinhard Kofler with their Reiter Engineering KTM X-Bow GT4 at Slovakia Ring!