Thanks to the WBC scholarship fund, I’m off to Virginia for the 2011 WBC

Jul 08, 11 Thanks to the WBC scholarship fund, I’m off to Virginia for the 2011 WBC

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In 2008 I stumbled onto this obscure conference  about wineblogging while surfing the net and decided to check it out. Back then, I had been blogging for a few months and even though I wasn’t doing it professionally, the whole blogging thing intrigued me.  I thought, “What the hell, it’s in Rioja, costs 50 euros...

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EWBC, Social Media at the London Wine Fair09 -video

Last year (2008) saw the launch of the Winebloggers Conferences. The European one (EWBC)  was in Rioja, Spain and the North American (WBC) one in Sonoma, CA. The goal of the bloggers conferences is to enable  all of us in the virtual world to get together and exchange ideas in the real world. I mean, even if we’re all...

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Twitter mosaic

Wow! I just find this twittering fascinating. I joined Twitter back in October when I attended the WBC in Sonoma because it seemed everyone out in CA was using it but once I got back to London, I kind of forgot about it because it seemed nobody was using it. Well, that seems to have changed. Andrew from Surf4Wine turned me on to...

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6 things you might not know about The Winesleuth…

My good friend Oscar from Quevedo Port wine, located in the Douro Valley, Portugal recently sent me an internet meme  that he had received from Ryan and Gabriella over at Catavino, to share 6 things about myself that my readers might not now about me. I’d have to say I’ve been there, done that, but some of the more...

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English Sparkling -Balfour Extra Brut Rose

When I went to the European Winebloggers Conference in Rioja, I brought along an English rosè wine as my contribution to the event. I couldn’t have gotten more laughs if I’d brought along a comedian. The hoots and gibes I got. BUT once they got over their surprise, it garnered positive reviews. So with that in mind, I...

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