Christian CALLEC

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PROWEIN 2013: BUSY, SUCCESSFUL AND INSPIRING (8)

Three days long, 44000 professional visitors from all over the world gathered at ProWein in Düsseldorf; nearly 3500 more visitors than in 2012, 4783 exhibitors from 48 countries. I enjoyed it very much, especially because I had some beautiful and very enticing (re) discoveries! PORTUGAL Portugal is back again on the world wine scene, and […]

PROWEIN 2013: BUSY, SUCCESSFUL AND INSPIRING (7)

Three days long, not less than 44,000 professional visitors from all over the world gathered at ProWein in Düsseldorf. This is good news for this very well organized wine fair in these difficult economic times: nearly 3,500 more visitors than in 2012, 4,783 exhibitors from 48 countries. (…). I enjoyed it very much, especially because […]

PROWEIN 2013: BUSY, SUCCESSFUL AND INSPIRING (6)

Three days long, 44,000 professional visitors from all over the world gathered at ProWein in Düsseldorf. This is good news for this very well organized wine fair in these difficult economic times: nearly 3,500 more visitors than in 2012, 4,783 exhibitors from 48 countries. (…) I enjoyed it very much, especially because I had some […]

LOVELY & AFFORDABLE PORTUGUESE RED

CASA ERMELINDA FREITAS, BAÍA AZUL TINTO 2010, VINHO REGIONAL PENÍNSULA DE SETÚBAL I was offered a bottle of this wine during the monthly Sonsbeekmarkt (local artisan market in Arnhem) by Niek & Sjoerd from Utaste Wine & Food . They just wanted to know what I thought about this wine produced by ERMELINDA FREITAS. I […]

BEST KEPT SECRET OF TEJO GETS FAMOUS

In May 2012, I wrote some lines about what was my most interesting discovery during my last trip to Portugal (as jury member at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012, Guimarães). I even called it ‘THE BEST KEPT SECRET’ … Well, it seems that not only internationally, but also locally in the TEJO region, this […]